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Architects get £750,000 to fit out Eurostar station for 2012 Olympics

PUBLISHED: 18:59 12 January 2009 | UPDATED: 13:57 05 October 2010

Artist’s impression of new international departures hall

Artist’s impression of new international departures hall

ENGINEERING architects have been awarded a £750,000 contract for the interior fitting of the new Stratford International station opening at the end of the year next to the 2012 Olympics Park. Specialist designers MPS won the 29-week project to bring Stratford International station to full operational readiness by December

ENGINEERING architects have been awarded a £750,000 contract for the interior fitting of the new Stratford International station opening at the end of the year next to the 2012 Olympics Park.

Specialist designers MPS won the 29-week project to bring Stratford International station to full operational readiness by December.

The scheme also includes creating of a new mezzanine level and the extension of two existing mezzanine floors, while some facilities already installed are being relocated to meet future London 2012 needs.

The architects were selected after successfully undertaking the design of Ebbsfleet International station further down the line in North Kent. Construction work is to be carried out by their engineering sister company Morgan Ashurst.

A fast seven-minute Javelin’ shuttle is planned for Stratford International for spectators heading for the London Olympic Park during the 2012 Games from St Pancras International, which will also go on to Ebbsfleet and Ashford stations in Kent.

Up to 25,000 spectators journalists and Games officials are expected to use these the shuttle every hour.

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