After 2012 Olympics, the legacy is…

### architectsjournal.co.uk 27 January, 2010
Olympics site to become huge parkland post Games
By Merlin Fulcher
The 2012 Olympic site will become a public park when the games finish, according to plans unveiled this week. The scheme by landscape architects Hargreaves Associates will turn 101 ha of former industrial land into the UK’s largest new urban park since the early twentieth century.

Avenues of trees and hedges will be used to provide a ‘welcoming entrance’ to the area, and more than 4,000 semi-mature British-grown trees will be planted across the Olympic Park and Olympic Village.
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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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2 responses to “After 2012 Olympics, the legacy is…

  1. I think that’s a great idea! It’ll mean a lot for the local community. It’s already created thousands of jobs, so it’s good to see that it hasn’t been built in vain.

    Tina

    • Elizabeth

      Hello Tina, thanks for the direct feedback – given your organisational interest. We’ll be watching developments in your city! All the best for the future Olympics.

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