Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Pod
Making it happen in lockdown
The home of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is a place to live, work and play.
During these strangest of times, we've made it a priority to keep the Park open for as many people as possible, but like the rest of the country the world class and famous venues like London Stadium, London Aquatics Centre and other work places have been closed in lockdown.
But life in the Park hasn’t stopped, and the local community and businesses are pulling together even more.
In this episode of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Podcast, we hear from the local 3D company now supplying needed PPE to the NHS, the cycling instructors now delivering food and medicine to vulnerable people in east London, the online exercise classes for young and disadvantaged kids in the area and the floating restaurant on the Lee Navigation that’s now producing meals for NHS workers. The London Legacy Development Corporation, that oversees the management of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, continues to play its part in supporting businesses and institutions based in the area, and helping local groups and organisations working in the local community.
2012 was just the start for this area of east London and it seems nothing will stop it from moving forward ...