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Welcome to Harper's Parkipedia
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This is a repository of information of many aspects of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and its immediate surroundings - the history and geography of the area, the conservation and parkland work, the artwork in and around the Park, sports and special events as well as on-going and future developments.


Click on any image on this site to view the full-sized version.


It is an unofficial resource and is not connected in any way with Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London Legacy Development Corporation or any of their associated companies, officers or individuals.


Harper's Parkipedia is owned and managed by Paul Harper. Queries concerning this site can be directed here.


Latest site update: 24th November 2020. Don't forget the Search facility at the bottom of every page.


Park Venues Closure: From Thursday 5th November 2020, all Park venues, the Information Point and open-air gyms are closed.


The rest of the Park remains open with toilets at the Podium and Timber Lodge open between 11am and 5pm with an enhanced cleaning regimen.


Social distancing rules apply within the Park.


See here for the Park's latest Coronavirus updates


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Parkipedia Contents

Latest Park Walks Videos

These "Park Walks" videos were made by me as a result of the travel restrictions imposed during the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020 as a way of helping my fellow Park Champions stay in touch with what's going on in the Park.


These are the latest two walks. The full series is listed on the Park Walks page.


There are many other videos of interest listed on the main Videos page.



Latest Photos & Videos

17th November 2020
Chobham Manor History Tree

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17th November 2020
North/South Highway works

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A full set of latest photos can be found by clicking here.

News Headlines
13th Nov. 2020 West Ham given final approval for Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters statue
13th Nov. 2020 Madison Square Garden planning application
12th Nov. 2020 New East London neighbourhood to be launched in Hackney Wick’s Olympic Park
10th Nov. 2020 School children to meet pop musicians and BBC presenters in East Bank studio design challenge
10th Nov. 2020 East Village, Stratford E20 Fire safety in tall residential buildings
1st Nov. 2020 Beyond the Box - The Pavilion Hub
20th Oct. 2020 The Big Breakfast house is up for sale - it could be yours for £5.75m
14th Oct. 2020 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park receives Green Flag Award 2020
5th Oct. 2020 Development partner sought to build 1,200 homes in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
17th Sep. 2020 QEOP Biodiversity Action Plan 2019-2024 Published
27th Aug. 2020 Seat Move at London Stadium Completed
27th Aug. 2020 Here East Launches Impact Report
21st Jul. 2020 Stadium seat move brings Dan's closer to the action
30th Jun. 2020 West Ham Trio to be Honoured at London Stadium
30th Jun. 2020 Go Green for Parks
29th Jun. 20020 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park guardians faces £10m cuts under Sadiq Khan’s coronavirus savings plan
23rd Jun. 2020 Carpenter Land Bridge wins CIHT Fosroc Engineering Award 2020 for Graham Group UK
19th Jun. 2020 The Call of the Fantastical (IQL new residential designs)
17th Jun. 2020 Here East wins RICS Social Impact Awards 2020
13th May. 2020 Trellis 2: Nine researcher/artist collaborations announced
8th Apr. 2020 Vital East Bank connection work shortlisted for prestigious awards
28th Mar. 2020 Eight West Ham players in self-isolation
26th Mar. 2020 MLB London Series baseball axed due to Coronavirus
20th Mar. 2020 Park Venues to close, 21st March-20th April 2020
16th Mar. 2020 Eastwick and Sweetwater Commonplace Launches
15th Mar. 2020 Tokyo Olympics boxing qualifying in London goes behind closed doors
4th Mar. 2020 CNN: The tourism legacy of the Olympic Games
2nd Mar. 2020 Pool Street West construction officially begins
2nd Mar. 2020 Cheerleading in the UK: We're not on the sidelines any more

For a list of earlier headlines, visit the Previous News Headlines page.


What's New?

For a list of earlier changes and additions,
visit the Changes to the Parkipedia page.


Credits: I am very grateful to Workable who have kindly allowed me access to their excellent shared workspace and meeting room facilities on the 19th floor of 1 Westfield Avenue to take many of the high-level photographs on this site.


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