There is currently much talk about the Olympic legacy, as the redevelopment of the area kicks into gear post-games. While much of the space will be used to create new communities, there was always a question about what would happen to the buildings specifically built for the event. A year on, it’s a good time to take a look at how the purpose-built structures are being used to help support London as it grows.
The centre of last summer’s activities, the Olympic Stadium will become the home of West Ham United Football Club from 2016. However, it will also be used for athletics and other events, including the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the 2017 World Athletics Championships and International Paralympic World Athletics Championships.
Press and Broadcast Centres
iCity will develop state-of-the-art infrastructure for creative and digital industries on the former site of press and broadcast centres at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. It will consist of three main buildings: the 850,000 square foot former Broadcast Centre; the 300,000 square foot Press Centre; and a 750 seat auditorium.
The Broadcast Centre will be turned into office and studio space, including one of Europe’s most efficient data centres managed by Infinity SDC. New educational …read more
Source: IPIN Live