2014

TQ3784 : Waterworks River, Olympic Park

taken 9 years ago, near to Stratford, Newham, England

Waterworks River, Olympic Park
Waterworks River, Olympic Park
With the Aquatic Centre in the background
Olympic Park, London

This is a sporting complex is being used for the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Paralympics, situated to the east of the city adjacent to the Stratford City development. It contains the athletes' Olympic Village and several of the sporting venues including the Olympic Stadium and Aquatics Centre. The park is overlooked by ArcelorMittal Orbit, an observation tower and Britain's largest piece of public art. After the Olympics, the park will be known as Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II.
See LinkExternal link for more details on the various parts of the park.


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Geographical Context: Sport, Leisure Rivers, Streams, Drainage Park and Public Gardens Place: Olympic Park Primary Subject: River other tags: River Aquatic Centre Swimming Pool Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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TQ3784, 1592 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Paul Gillett   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 30 November, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 1 December, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 37869 84339 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.4671N 0:0.8011W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 37831 84345
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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