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Welcome to Harper's Parkipedia
February 5th 2021
Crocuses and Daffodils beneath the ArcelorMittal Orbit on a sunny Winter morning

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 of the 4,293 images 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: 12th February 2021. Don't forget the Search facility at the bottom of every page.

2021, Lockdown 3: All venues are now closed once again until further notice, though the Park remains open for exercise.

Social distancing rules apply within the Park.

See here for the Park's latest Coronavirus updates

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Latest Photos

5th February 2021
Diamond Bridge from beneath

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5th February 2021
New Blossom Garden being planted by Alfred's Meadow

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

Latest News Headlines
12th Feb. 2021 LLDC Awards Neighbourhood Priorities Fund to 25 Local Community Groups
11th Feb. 2021 V&A Museum - Explore Our Collections
2nd Feb. 2021 London Olympic Park: How will the East Bank cultural quarter work?
1st Feb. 2021 Our Parklife: We are Investing in Volunteers accredited – again!
31st Jan. 2021 EBBA’s pop-up construction school starts on Olympic Park site
29th Jan. 2021 History: Lavender Girls landed a job at Yardley’s 'for perfume perks and getting a man'
21st Jan. 2021 Olympic Park could become ‘costly disaster’, mayor of London warned
21st Jan. 2021 Trellis Public Art 2020-21
15th Jan. 2021 London Assembly Budget and Performance Committee: LLDC’s finances during the COVID-19 crisis
15th Jan. 2021 London Stadium: Cancelled events will help save £7.4m in taxpayer money
1st Dec. 2020 Olympic boxing qualifier due to return to London in April 2021
27th Nov. 2020 idVerde wins Landscape Institute award "Excellence in Landscape and Parks Management" for 2020
27th Nov. 2020 Mayor to commemorate Londoners and the impact of Covid-19
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

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

This Month in Park History - February

This gallery shows the Park as it was during the month of February in past years.

For all photos from all years, see the main Photo Galleries page.

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 2020-21 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.

What's New?

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

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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.

Workable can be contacted through these links: Website , Instagram , Facebook , or via EMail.