Balfour Beatty Group Ltd to carry out legacy works

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: £154m Olympic Stadium transformation contractor announced £154m Olympic Stadium transformation contractor announced

A £154million contract to transform the Olympic Stadium has been awarded to engineering firm Balfour Beatty.

Works aimed at ensuring a sporting, cultural and commercial legacy include the construction of a warm-up athletics track, hospitality facilities and external landscaping.

The stadium will host five matches at the Rugby World Cup 2015, as well as become the permanent home of West Ham United FC and the national stadium for athletics.

A community athletics track, for use by the local community, will also be built.

Work will begin early this year and is set for completion by Spring 2016.

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6:42pm Mon 6 Jan 14

stickmanny says...

Four years to 'repurpose' a stadium. Does it have to take that long?
Four years to 'repurpose' a stadium. Does it have to take that long? stickmanny

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