Lunnon Stadium

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Lunnon Stadium
FloodlitLondonStadium.jpg
View o the stadium frae the Orbit touer in Julie 2015
LocationOlympic Pairk
Stratford
Lunnon
Ingland
Coordinates51°32′19″N 0°00′59″W / 51.53861°N 0.01639°W / 51.53861; -0.01639Coordinates: 51°32′19″N 0°00′59″W / 51.53861°N 0.01639°W / 51.53861; -0.01639
AwnerGreater London Authority
OperatorOlympic Delivery Authority
Capacity80,000[1]
SurfaceTrack an field (grass)
Construction
Brak grund2007
Biggit2008–2011
Appent2011
Construction cost£486 million[2]
AirchitectPopulous (umwhile HOK Sport)
Structural ingineerBuro Happold
Services ingineerBuro Happold
Main contractorsSir Robert McAlpine
Tenants
West Ham United (2016–present)
UK Athletics (2015–present)

The Stadium[3] at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Pairk, commonly kent as the Olympic Stadium, is a stadium locatit in Stratford, Lunnon, Ingland. It is locatit at Marshgate Lane in Lunnon's Stratford destrict in the Lower Lea Valley. It wis constructit primarily tae serve as the host stadium for the 2012 Simmer Olympics an Paralympics, whaur it hostit the track an field events, alang wi its openin an closin ceremonies. The stadium is locatit 6.5 miles (10.5 km) frae Central Lunnon, but sax minutes away frae the Lunnon St. Pancras rail station via Stratford Internaitional Highspeed rail services.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "New Era of Stadium Design Unveiled". London 2012 HQ. Archived frae the oreeginal on 19 October 2007. Retrieved 17 January 2008.
  2. "London 2012 Olympic Stadium Athletics Track Completed". BBC Sport. 3 October 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  3. "Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park official website". London Legacy Development Corporation. Retrieved 25 July 2013.