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  • Due to work on the Canal Park project, there will be temporary closures of the Lee Navigation canal towpath between 1 September and end November 2014. This is needed to carry out works on the canal edge – however, safe pedestrian and cycling diversions will be put in place. The construction working hours will take place between 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday and 8am - 1pm Saturdays. If you have any construction queries, please contact 0800 0722 110. The Canal Park project will turn the towpath along the Lee Navigation canal on the west of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park into a new natural space with a variety of landscapes and plants for local residents and visitors to enjoy, and will begin to open from January 2014.

  • Please find the terms and conditions for our 3 million visitors competition at the link below.

  • Prince Harry and The Earl of Wessex have publicly offered their support to National Paralympic Day, which takes place on the Park on Saturday 30 August.

  • More than 5,000 people have already played a part in building and transforming London’s newest Park and in total more than 20,000 jobs could be created by 2030. We want to make sure that local residents have access to those jobs, apprenticeships and training programmes.

  • The Publication version of the Local Plan is now out for formal consultation between 18 August and 6 October 2014. 

  • As of 18 August 2014, work will be starting on modifying the Eastcross Bridge – the bridge connecting the Copper Box Arena and the Timber Lodge Café in the north of the Park.

  • All Park roads will be affected by the Prudential Ride London event on 10 August, as well as roads in the surrounding area.

  • There’s plenty to keep you and your kids entertained on the Park during the summer holidays. Below are some of our holiday highlights:

  • There’s so much more to explore at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this summer as the Park opens its waterways for the public for the very first time.

  • With just one month to go until National Paralympic Day 2014, Britain’s most successful winter Paralympians, Jade Etherington and Caroline Powell, and one of Britain’s first ever winter gold medallists, Charlotte Evans, have joined the line-up of Paralympic stars set to be part of the celebrations on Saturday August 30.

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