London Olympics 2012 Venues and Stadiums: Olympic Stadium, London
Now these 2012 Summer Olympics with Paralympics would be centerpiece in the "London Olympic Stadium". This stadium is located in Stratford at Marshgate Lane. "Olympic Stadium (London)" is a third largest stadium in the Britain after the Wembley Stadium and Twickenham Stadium. Official construction of this Olympic Stadium was started on 22 May 2008 and end of construction on 29 March 2011.
"Olympic Stadium" also host the opening and closing ceremonies which athletics event.
Logo of London Olympics 2012
Constructional Details of Olympic Stadium
"Populous", who is an architect and an architectural firm expert in design of sports facilities and also planning of key special event.
Location of Olympic Stadium, London
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Some Details about the Olympic Stadium
Location: 203-113 Marshgate Ln, Stratford, London United Kingdom
Broke Ground: 2007
Ground Built: 2011
Operator: Olympic Delivery Authority
Surface of Stadium: Track and Field (Grass)
Construction Cost: GBP 486 Million (Pound)
Architect of Stadium: Populous
Structural Engineer of Stadium: Buro Happold
Services Engineer of Stadium: Buro Happold
Main contractors of Stadium: Sir Robert McAlpine
Capacity of Stadium: 80,000
Olympic Stadium, London