X2 major areas where redevelopment for Olympics took place
What was Lea Valley in the 1960s
largest manufacturing area
What % of the local population now work in manufacturing compared with 1/3 in 1960s
What happened to the amount of available housing since 2006 when the Olympics was won?
declined as house prices have increased
When did London win the Olympic bid?
How many jobs thought to be created in each borough due to Olympic regeneration project?
Total cost for the Olympics
What % of Olympic budget accounted for transport infrastructure?
Cost of Olympic Park in Lea Valley
Name of the Exhibition Centre for East London
Location of Olympic Village
Clays Lane, Stratford
Cost of Olympic Village
Why was the Lea Valley area’s soil decontaminated?
due to previous use as brickyard, gas works and mills
What body was established to get feedback from local residents?
Olympic Delivery Authority
What did the Olympic Delivery Authority do with local residents?
held public consultations to get feedback
How many railway lines now into Stratford?
How many passengers per hour by rail are now able to go through Stratford (establishing it as a transport + commuters hub)
Extension of what underground line
What advantage to the rest of London has Stratford had since 2007?
Channel Tunnel Rail Link
When was the Channel Tunnel Rail Link from Stratford established?
Why has transport brought employment opportunities?
commuters can travel easily into the area
quick transport to other locations e.g France
What line has been upgraded improving journey times 18%?
By what % have journey times on the Northern Line been improved?
How many homes have been built in Stratford in the redevelopment?
How many metres^2 of commercial space have been made available?
How many hotels expected to be built by 2020?
How many operation personnel needed at the games?
Criticism of locals involvement in the project includes;
- few locals involved in management
- much of employment short term
- 450 housing association flats destroyed to make room for site
How many permanent jobs created due to Olympics
What has the Olympic Park left a legacy for in terms of education?
solved school shortage problem in Hackney
building of Chobham Academy in Olympic Park
How many people did the legacy of the Olympics provide affordable housing for?
What did the Olympic village housing get converted into?
Halls of residence for University of East London
Clays Lane Housing Cooperative
What has happened to specific purpose buildings e.g media centre?
£300million media centre sold and used by other companies
Who is currently occupying the media centre?
BT Sport and Loughborough University
Length of pool in aquatics centre?
Who can use the aquatics centre?
community, schools, elite athletes
What has the Copper Box since been used for?
concert and corporate events venue
capacity of Copper Box
When did the 1st inhabitants of the public move into the Athletes Village post-games?
How many visitors to events in the Olympic Park do they think they will receive 2015-16?
What will the Olympic Stadium hold in 2017?
World Athletics Championship
What use will the Olympic Stadium have in autumn 2015?
one of the venues for the Rugby World Cup
What will happen to the velodrome?
Becomes the Lea Valley Velopark
includes BMX track
How did London 2012 aim to encourage public transport use?
no car parking provided
improving transport infrastructure