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London 2012 Olympic ParkBuilt on the site of a deprived, desolate, polluted and neglected chunk of east London, the Olympic Park will transform Stratford and leave a lasting legacy for many years to come. TimeOut has described the Olympic Park as an "architectural, environmental and logistical achievement" - and who are we to argue? Completed well ahead of schedule and in keeping with strong aspirations of sustainability and legacy, the Olympic Park should add to the long list of what makes people proud to be British. Permanent venues dotted around the River Lea and its numerous canals and waterways include the spectacular Olympic Stadium, the state-of-the-art Velodrome and Aquatics Centre, the multi-purpose Paralympic hub Eton Manor and the versatile Handball Arena. Impermanent structures include the Basketball Arena, Hockey Centre and Water Polo Arena. Meanwhile, the on-site Olympic Village will give all athletes the opportunity to walk to their own events, while everything will be connected to central London by the new Javelin ? shuttle service, carrying people between St Pancras and the newly developed Stratford City (with its Westfield shopping centre) in less than seven minutes. The legacy of the Olympic Park is quite substantial: it will be the site of the largest urban parks created in Europe for more than 150 years; a new university will be founded; the Stadium will be taken over by West Ham United FC; the permanent sporting arenas - such as the VeloPark and Aquatics centre - will be used for the public and competitions; the Olympic Village will be converted into 3,600 apartments. Royal Mail has given the postcode E20 to the Olympic Park - previously reserved for the fictional suburb of Walford in the TV soap EastEnders.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Hackney Wick Overground Station
9 minutes walk
Stratford Tube Station
11 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Homerton Overground Station
24 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Stratford Multi-Storey Car Park
15 minutes walk

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Holiday Inn Express London-Stratford
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £50† 28% off
196 High Street, E15 | 10 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
The traditional East End and the vibrant new business culture of twenty-first century London meet in Stratford. Great connections to the Docklands business parks and the ... More
Holiday Inn London - Stratford City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £63† 34% off
10A Chestnut Plaza, E20 | 11 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
Feel at home as soon as you enter the contemporary lobby of the Holiday Inn London Stratford City. This new generation Holiday Inn is located in ... More
The Westbridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £63† 32% off
335 - 337 High Street, E15 | 12 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
The Westbridge Hotel, Stratford is a unique boutique hotel that brings together luxury and comfort and adds a sense of style to east London. It houses ... More
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London > London Olympics > London Olympics Venues
Olympic Park, Stratford, E20 | Same location as London 2012 Olympic Park
The centre-point of the London 2012 Games, the £537 million Olympic Stadium, becomes a new permanent sports venue after the Games. Changes include reducing the seating ... More
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London Olympics: Stratford City
London > London Olympics > London Olympics Venues
Olympic Park, Stratford, E20 | 1 minute from London 2012 Olympic Park
On the back of the London 2012 Games, the largest urban shopping centre in Europe is opening in September 2011 on the doorstep of the Olympic ... More
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London Olympics Water Polo Arena
London > London Olympics > London Olympics Venues
Olympic Park, Stratford, E20 | 4 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
Location: By the main entrance of the Olympic Park opposite the Aquatic CentreEvent: Water PoloTemporary venue to be taken down after the Games Shaped like a ... More
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London 2012 Olympic Park, Olympic Park, E20 | 1 minute from London 2012 Olympic Park
Nearly one thousand tons of white tropical sand has been deposited at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to create Beach East, the UK's largest urban beach. ...More
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ArcelorMittal Orbit
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London 2012 Olympic Park, Olympic Park, Stratford, E20 | 3 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
Created by the artist Anish Kapoor and structural designer Cecil Balmond, the continuous looping steel lattice of the striking red sculpture and public viewing platform stands ...More
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Ultimate Aqua Splash
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London 2012 Olympic Park, Olympic Park, Stratford, E20 | 4 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
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Queens Yard White Post Lane, E9 | 8 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
The Yard theatre occupies a unique warehouse space - where the concrete floor and corrugated roof are clearly visible - located two minutes from Hackney Wick ... More
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Sugarhouse Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
107 High Street, Stratford, E15 | 12 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
Making use of 107 High Street, Stratford, a building scheduled for demolition in 2013, Sugarhouse Studios is a cinema, cafe and bar with a programme of ... More
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Theatre Royal Stratford East
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Gerry Raffles Square, E15 | 15 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
Theatre Royal Stratford East opened in 1884 and became the home of the Theatre Workshop Company in 1954. The first performance ever held here was 'Richelieu' ... More
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Olympic Park, E20 | 1 minute from London 2012 Olympic Park
On the site of the Press Centre for the 2012 Olympics, Here East ... More
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Olympic Park, Stratford, E20 | 3 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
Presiding over the former Olympic Park the Anish Kapoor-designed ArcelorMittal Orbit observation tower, was described by Mayor Boris Johnson as that "something extra" needed to "distinguish ... More
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Stour Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Roach Road, Fish Island, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 4 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
Opposite the Olympic Stadium, Stour Space is an art gallery and exhibition space which offers 8,000 square feet of space and includes The Counter Cafe split ... More
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London Centre for Book Arts
London > Shopping > Art and Design
Unit 18, SPACE Studios, Britannia Works, Dace Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 6 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
Everyone, from beginners to professionals, can learn the disappearing artform of book art at the London Centre for Book Arts, a unique place where people can ... More
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Bottle Apostle East Village
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Unit 7.2, 3-4 West Park Walk, E20 | 7 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
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Elevator Gallery
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Mother Studios, Queens Yard, White Post Lane, E9 | 8 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
Elevator Gallery is a contemporary artist-run space in Hackney Wick, London and is housed in the attic of a former chocolate factory, above Mother Studios. Curators ... More
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The Counter Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
7 Roach Road, Fish Island, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 4 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
Set within a renovated warehouse and art gallery in the heart of Hackney Wick, The Counter Cafe was established by Tom Seaton and his sister Jess ... More
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Forman's Fish Island
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
Stour Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 5 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
Forman's Fish Island in East London houses H. Forman & Son, Britain's oldest salmon smokers and suppliers to top notch places like Fortnum & Mason. This ... More
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Kerb Clubhouse
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105 Monier Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 6 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
London street food specialists Kerb move indoors to winter, hosting a Clubhouse in Hackney Wick. Every Friday and Saturday evening there will be a line-up of ... More
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Connexions Careers Centre
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27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 2.5 miles from London 2012 Olympic Park
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2.6 miles from London 2012 Olympic Park
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 31 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
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London Olympics BMX Track
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Olympic Park, E20 | 1 minute from London 2012 Olympic Park
The adapted Olympic BMX Track, the home of the BMX Cycling competition in the 2012 London Olympics, reopens to the public on 4th March 2014, a ... More
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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
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Olympic Park, E20 | 1 minute from London 2012 Olympic Park
A year after the 2012 London Olympic Games, the former Olympic Park re-opened as the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - a site of over 250 acres ... More
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The Jubilee Greenway
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Marshgate Lane, Stratford, E15 | 5 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
52-54 Celebration Avenue, E20 | 14 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
A 'beer shop' with all-day dining , neighbourhood in East Village is the kind of place all neighbourhoods should ... More
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King Eddie's
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47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 16 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
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King Eddie's
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47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 16 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
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The Fringe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Swan Wharf, Old Ford Lock, E3 | 4 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
A pop up private members' club in a former Victorian stable in Swan Wharf, a 100-metre walk from the Olympic Park, The Fringe is the place ... More
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Crate Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Queen's Yard, E9 | 8 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
A craft brewery and pizzeria overlooking the canal, Crate Brewery offers a unique location to enjoy a pizza and a pint in a former print factory ... More
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Roof East
London > Nightlife > Bars
Level 8 Stratford Multi-storey Car Park, Great Eastern Way, Stratford, London E15 | 14 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.2 miles from London 2012 Olympic Park
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
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The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 2.7 miles from London 2012 Olympic Park
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 33 minutes from London 2012 Olympic Park
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