How did Stratford changed due to the Olympics?
The East Village is a housing development in Stratford that was built to be the accommodation for the Olympic Village back in 2012. It has now been converted into residential housing for people living in East London.
Who built Stratford Westfield?
|Architect||Benoy & Westfield Design Architects, Buchan Group Executive Architects, Ian Richie Architects (masterplan)|
|No. of stores and services||450|
|No. of anchor tenants||6|
|Total retail floor area||2,600,000 sq ft (240,000 m2)|
How did the 2012 Olympics affect Stratford?
The 2012 London Olympics bid was partly successful on the understanding that Stratford would be used during the games and regenerated for local people to use after the competitors had left. After the Olympic Games were over, the park was named the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
What is fridge mountain Stratford?
In pre-Olympic times, Stratford’s 20-foot tall ‘Fridge Mountain’ was one of the area’s most iconic eyesores. Believed to be the biggest collection of discarded white goods in Europe, the pile was the first thing to be shifted when the clean-up started.