The David Ross Education Trust Bobby Moore Academy comprises a new primary school and secondary school split over two sites. Located in the heart of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, it is built to serve the growing local community. The 2FE primary school for 420 children is located along the Lee Navigation Canal to the west of the Olympic stadium.
Press release by Mayor of London:
05 June 2018
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, today set out his £1.1bn vision for East Bank at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – a new powerhouse of culture, education, innovation and growth, and welcomed a £151m contribution now secured by the Government.
Sadiq unveiled new plans and building designs for Sadler’s Wells, London College of Fashion (part of University of the Arts London) and the V&A including a partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, across Stratford Waterfront.
Source: mayor of London
Read more: Mayor unveils £1.1bn vision for East Bank
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The PyeongChang Olympic Plaza has the pentagonal Olympic Stadium as an eye-catcher. This stadium is the first temporary Olympic Stadium in history. Next to the stadium is Medal Plaza. On this square the medals will be awarded daily. Besides, cultural activities will also be organised here.
The British architect Asif Khan has designed a building for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Park:
Source: CNN – The darkest material on earth will create a ‘schism in space’ for the Winter Olympics. Retrieved 21:50, November 14, 2017, from http://edition.cnn.com/style/article/vantablack-blackest-black/index.html
Next to the existing Curling Centre and Gangneung Stadium three new permanent stadiums have been built for ice hockey, speed skating, short track speed skating and figure skating. Together, these venues constitute Gangneung Olympic Park.
During the Olympic Games, a number of temporary facilities and pavilions will be placed for the visitors, including a megastore, restaurants and several sponsor pavilions. Images of sports events will be alternated with cultural activities on the live site.
Check out this brilliant time-lapse from @CanalRiverTrust that charts the restoration work of Carpenters Road Lock @noordinarypark – a brilliant feat of engineering! #Legacy pic.twitter.com/bi5TP8cFpE
— London Legacy (@LondonLegacy) 10 oktober 2017
From September 15th to 17th, and September 21th to 24th, the Rock in Rio music festival will be held in Barra Olympic Park for the first time. You can see below some photos and videos of the first days of this event. (The images also show that the Aquatics Center has not been dismantled yet)
Read more: Rock in Rio map
— The Park (@noordinarypark) 8 september 2017
Autonomous bus trial in the Olympic Park – note the manual override ! pic.twitter.com/hqvdrPoQzY
— Tom Edwards (@BBCTomEdwards) 8 september 2017
Update: Also in the Olympic Park of Sydney, a test is conducted with self-driving buses:
— Ron Bakir (@ronbakir) 8 september 2017