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Improving air quality on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
In this episode of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Podcast, we find out how research has shown a drop in nitrogen dioxide and other dangerous particulates after a School Street was introduced at Mossbourne Riverside Academy on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
The study was commissioned by LLDC and the SHIFT innovation agency. SHIFT is the innovation district based on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, which brings together business, academia, government and local communities to find and scale solutions to the major challenges of city life, with a focus on climate emergency response, health and wellbeing, and mobility.
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8. Lyn Garner & Peter Hendy in conversation on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park16:57It’s been another incredibly busy year on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. From thousands of students now studying at UCL East and the London College of Fashion campuses, the return of world class athletics at London Stadium, to the launch of the New Talent Future Leaders Programme, it’s been another busy and successful year on the Park. And in 2024 there’ll be much more to come, as well as the evolution of the LLDC. This is the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Podcast with Lyn Garner, Chief Executive of the LLDC and Peter Hendy, Chair of the LLDC. Follow for more details of what's in store in 2024 or visit our website and keep listening for more stories on the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games...
7. East Bank opens on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park12:11East Bank - a world-class cultural, educational and innovation district - continues to open on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. On 1 November, Sadiq Khan, The Mayor of London, formally welcomed the first students and visitors to UAL’s London College of Fashion on Stratford Waterfront, and UCL East on the south side of the Park. And this is just the start, with Sadler’s Wells, BBC Music Studios, V&A East Museum and V&A East Storehouse set to open in the coming months and years. This is the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park podcast - for more details check out www.queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk
6. The esports revolution on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park17:26Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is fast becoming the leading destination for esports in the UK.It's not just the Copper Box Arena at the centre of this rapidly growing industry, but Here East, the Park's innovation and technology campus, which is home to a thriving gaming community. And there's esports courses at both the Staffordshire University London and Teesside University, based at Here East and College of Esports at Lee Valley VeloPark. In this episode of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park podcast, you'll hear how the London Legacy Development Corporation is creating an e-cluster that benefits the London and UK economy, and how the Park is gaining a reputation as a world leader in this high-tech, fast moving industry.
4. New cycling connections on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park11:05If you thought Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park was just for cyclists like Dame Laura Kenny, Sir Chris Hoy and Dame Sarah Storey, you need to listen to this episode!The Park already boasts some excellent infrastructure for walking and cycling but as the Park has evolved, the expectations of residents, visitors, commuters and businesses have changed too.In this episode, we’ll hear more about some of the 27 infrastructure schemes getting £150 million pounds of investment from the London Legacy Development Corporation, and making Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park a hotspot for cyclists and walkers alike!
3. A springtime stroll in Stratford on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park20:22Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is becoming a world-class destination for people to live, work, play. But it's not just people, and what better time than springtime to come and see, and hear, the hundreds of birds, insects and mammals that have also made Stratford their home!In this episode of the podcast, we take a tour around the Park to the quiet spots to escape the crowds, watch the wildlife, and not to mention see the beautiful gardens bursting with colourful spring flowers! We also visit the Park’s new beautiful blossom garden, chosen by the Mayor of London as the capital’s memorial to the Coronavirus pandemic and hear how Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is accessible for all!So whether you’re looking for exciting days out over the Easter break, picnic ideas and places to meet friends or just somewhere peaceful to enjoy a spring walk, you’ll find it all at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.And if you like this episode of the podcast - please follow & share - and checkout some of our other biodiversity type episodes!
2. Tanni Grey-Thompson in conversation on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park20:49In this latest podcast, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson discusses her involvement with the 2012 Games, from the planning through to the delivery, and reflects on what an inspiring place Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is today. One of Britain's greatest Paralympic athletes, and now member of the House of Lords, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson also amassed a remarkable medal haul over 16 years at five Paralympic Games of 11 gold medals, four silver and a bronze. This is her story, in her own words, of a special time, a special place and a very special Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
1. Building Neighbourhoods on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park17:36Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has already delivered so much. Sporting legacy, world class venues, amazing leisure opportunities, jobs, investment and thousands of new homes.The first neighbourhood was Chobham Manor and a recent Post Occupancy Evaluation (P.O.E) report showed high overall satisfaction from the people who live there. Now, as the Park enters it's second decade, new plans are in place for the fifth and final neighbourhood, at Pudding Mill Lane.So what can be learnt from the experiences of residents and how can that help the communities of the future? In this podcast, Building Neighbourhoods, episode 1 of season 3 of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Podcast, we find out....Download and follow for more stories or want to know more about what is happening? Check out www.QueenElizabethOlympicPark.co.uk
12. My London Legacy - 2022 and beyond21:58It's been quite a year at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park! Not only have we celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, but 2022 has been a year that saw the return of mass spectator events, community gatherings and more world class performers, musicians and athletes putting on outstanding shows in our world-class venues.But as Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park enters its second decade, the development doesn't stop here.In this episode of My London Legacy, we look ahead to what's in store in 2023, the opening of East Bank, the building of more houses for local people and the opportunities still available for young people in the Park, looking for new skills, jobs and prospects.And if you've enjoyed this episode, download and follow for many more special stories from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park!