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Aquatics Centre AQC

Where?

SE corner OP Straford

Events

  • Diving
  • Swimming
  • Synchronised swimming
  • Modern pentathlon

Paralympics

  • Swimming

Whilst building they found an ancient Iron Age Settlement with a burial site containing 4 skeletons!Majority of spectators sit in temporary wings to be taken down after the games. 17, 500.

Used after the games.

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Basketball Arena BBA

Where?

N of OP, Stratford

 Events

  • Basketball
  • Handball

Paralympics

  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Rugby

1,000 tonne steel frame, on eof the largest ever temporary venues built for any games

22hrs to transform from Basketball to Handball.

Taken down after the games.

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BMX Circuit BMX

Where?

N of OP, next to the Velodrome.

Events

  • BMX cycling
  • Cycling

400m circuit will be joined by a new mountain bike track and road cycle circuit after the games.

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Copper Box HBA

Where?

W of OP

Events

  • Handball
  • Goalball
  • Modern Pentathlon (fencing)

More than 3000sqm external copper cladding mostly recycled.

48hrs to get venue ready for the Modern Pentathlon Fencing after Handball.

After the games will become a multi-use sports centre for community and athlete training.

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Riverbank Arena HOC

Where?

Northish OP, Stratford

Events

  • HOCKEY

Paralympics

  • 5-a-side Football
  • 7-a-side Football

Playing field is London blue with a pink surrounding area. After the games will move to the North of the park in Eton Manor. 3000 permament seats.

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Olympic Stadium STA

Where?

S of OP, Stratford

Events

  • ATHLETICS

Paralympics

  • ATHLETICS

Capacity 80,000! 25,000 capacity permanent seats lower tier, which, after the games will continue to be a venue for Sport and cultural events.

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Velodrome VEL

Where?

N of OP, (in cluster with BBA + BMX), Stratford

Events

  • TRACK CYCLING

Paralympics

  • TRACK CYCLING

One of the most sustainable, air ventillation system so no need for AC.

Will form part of a legacy, VeloPark.

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Water Polo Arena AWP

Where?

SE corner (near AQC) of OP, Stratford

 Events

  • WATER POLO

Sloping roof, inflatable, silver foil appearance. Temporary.

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Eton Manor ETM

Where?

N of OP, Stratford

Paralympics

  • WHEELCHAIR TENNIS
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