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Olympic Venues in London

Sophie Wallace

EDITOR

Sophie Wallace

28th July 2012

 
 
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Events for the London 2012 Summer Games will take place in the Olympic Park in Stratford, East London; in the River Zone around Greenwich; and in various venues dotted around Central London and its outskirts.

 

London’s £6.8 billion Olympic Park

2.5 sq km Park, North East London

 
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London’s £6.8 billion Olympic Park

Londonís £6.8 billion Olympic Park

 
 
Londonís £6.8 billion Olympic Park
Londonís £6.8 billion Olympic Park
Londonís £6.8 billion Olympic Park
Londonís £6.8 billion Olympic Park
Londonís £6.8 billion Olympic Park
Londonís £6.8 billion Olympic Park
Londonís £6.8 billion Olympic Park
 

Home to the 80,000 capacity Olympic Stadium,the 17,500 seater Aquatics Centre, 6,000 seatVelodrome, 400 metre BMX Track, 12,000 capacityBasketball Arena, 10,500 seat Eton Manor, 7,000seat Copper Box Handball Arena, 15,000 spectatorRiverbank Hockey Arena, 5,000 capacity WaterPolo Arena, 17,320 bed Olympic Village and the UKíslargest artwork - the 115 metre ArcelorMittal Orbit

 
 
 

Lee Valley White Water Centre

20 MILES NORTH EAST OF LONDON

 
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Lee Valley White Water Centre

Lee Valley White Water Centre

 
 
Lee Valley White Water Centre
Lee Valley White Water Centre
Lee Valley White Water Centre
Lee Valley White Water Centre
Lee Valley White Water Centre
 

Brand new state-of-the-art canoeing centreon the edge of 1,000 acre country park

 
 
 

ExCeL Centre

EAST LONDON OLYMPIC VENUE

 
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ExCeL Centre

ExCeL Centre

 
 
ExCeL Centre
ExCeL Centre
ExCeL Centre
ExCeL Centre
 

Most used venue outside the OlympicPark with 143 sessions of 7 sports

 
 
 

Royal Artillery Barracks

EAST LONDON OLYMPIC VENUE

 
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Royal Artillery Barracks

Royal Artillery Barracks

 
 
Royal Artillery Barracks
Royal Artillery Barracks
Royal Artillery Barracks
Royal Artillery Barracks
Royal Artillery Barracks
Royal Artillery Barracks
Royal Artillery Barracks
Royal Artillery Barracks
Royal Artillery Barracks
 

Woolwichís long military history remembered with shooting events

 
 
 

North Greenwich Arena - O2

EAST LONDON OLYMPIC VENUE

 
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North Greenwich Arena - O2

North Greenwich Arena - O2

 
 
North Greenwich Arena - O2
North Greenwich Arena - O2
North Greenwich Arena - O2
North Greenwich Arena - O2
 

Former Millennium Dome (O2) hosts gymnastics and basketball finals.

 
 
 

Greenwich Park

SOUTH EAST LONDON OLYMPIC VENUE

 
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Greenwich Park

Greenwich Park

 
 
Greenwich Park
Greenwich Park
Greenwich Park
Greenwich Park
Greenwich Park
 

Our oldest Royal Park will be a perfectbackdrop for the equestrian events andmodern pentathlon

 
 
 

The Mall

CENTRAL LONDON OLYMPIC VENUE

 
The Mall

The Mall

 
 

The Queen can watch the road cycling,marathon and race walk from her Palace balcony.

 
 
 

Earls Court

WEST LONDON OLYMPIC VENUE

 
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Earls Court

Earls Court

 
 
Earls Court
Earls Court
 

Historic exhibition centre and live music venue to host 0lympic volleyball.

 
 
 

Wimbledon

SOUTH WEST LONDON OLYMPIC VENUE

 
Wimbledon

Wimbledon

 
 

All England Club, the spiritual home of grass court tennis, will be a worthy Olympic tennis venue.

 
 
 

Hampton Court Palace

SOUTH WEST OLYMPIC VENUE

 
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Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

 
 
Hampton Court Palace
Hampton Court Palace
Hampton Court Palace
 

Oldest surviving Tudor palace in England to host Olympic cycling time trials.

 
 
 

Eton Dorney

25 MILES WEST OF LONDON

 
Eton Dorney

Eton Dorney

 
 

400 acre park at Eton School will host the rowing and canoe sprint events.

 
 
 

Hyde Park

CENTRAL LONDON OLYMPIC VENUE

 
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Hyde Park

Hyde Park

 
 
Hyde Park
Hyde Park
Hyde Park
 

Royal Park and its boating lake to host triathlon andmarathon swimming.

 
 
 

Lord’s Cricket Ground

NORTH LONDON OLYMPIC VENUE

 
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Lord’s Cricket Ground

Lordís Cricket Ground

 
 
Lordís Cricket Ground
Lordís Cricket Ground
 

The spiritual home of cricket will stage the London Olympic archery competition.

 
 
 

Wembley Stadium & Arena

NORTH WEST LONDON OLYMPIC VENUE

 
Wembley Stadium & Arena

Wembley Stadium & Arena

 
 

The two venues at Wembley will form the main Olympic football hub and hostbadminton and rhythmic gymnastics.

 
 
 

Horse Guards Parade

CENTRAL LONDON OLYMPIC VENUE

 
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Horse Guards Parade

Horse Guards Parade

 
 
Horse Guards Parade
Horse Guards Parade
Horse Guards Parade
Horse Guards Parade
Horse Guards Parade
Horse Guards Parade
Horse Guards Parade
Horse Guards Parade
 

5,000 tonnes of sand will be dumped at Whitehall for the beach volleyball.