Olympic homes rising on East London skyline

IMAGES have been released this week revealing the progress being made on tower block homes at the Olympic Village.

IMAGES have been released this week revealing the progress being made on tower block homes at the Olympic Village.

The photographs released by the Olympic Delivery Authority yesterday show that blocks of flats, on three out of eleven residential plots, are now structurally complete.

Each plot will be made up of six to eight blocks built in a rectangular layout around a traditional courtyard area.

Work will now begin on the external cladding of the buildings allowing internal fittings to be put in later this year.


You may also want to watch:


The village next to the Olympic Park will accommodate athletes and officials during the 2012 Olympics. After the Games the village will provide 2,800 homes. Nearly 1,380 of these will be so-called affordable homes.

Construction is also underway on the remaining eight residential plots. More than 2,800 people now work at the Olympic Village site.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus