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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: 20th May 2020. Don't forget the Search facility at the bottom of every page.


Park Venues Closure: From Friday 20th March until further notice, all Park venues, including the Information Point are closed due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic. The Park itself remains open, though, subject to social distancing conditions being met.

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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

15th May 2020
Pleasure Gardens

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15th May 2020
Evening view from Waterden Road Bridge

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

News Headlines
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
27th Feb. 2020 Cody Dock firm scoops £30m East Bank contract
24th Feb. 2020 LLDC announces new package awards to deliver new Culture and Education Powerhouse
18th Feb. 2020 Bailey Calls for London to Host Olympics if Coronavirus Forces Move
13th Feb. 2020 International Quarter building 2 Redman Place nominated for "Your BREEAM" award
3rd Feb. 2020 The Pavilion: D&D London to open huge 'flying saucer' restaurant at entrance to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
3rd Feb 2020 Smithsonian confirms plans for temporary exhibition at new Stratford museum
3rd Feb. 2020 National Apprenticeship Week: Youngsters hail benefits of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park schemes
28th Jan. 2020 Money in the East Bank
24th Jan. 2020 What’s the ArcelorMittal Orbit’s twisty tunnel slide really like?
13th Jan. 2020 Installing a bridge to the future on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

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


What's New?
  • June 2020
    • Coming soon!

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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