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Welcome to Harper's Parkipedia
Latest site update: 10th September 2021

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4th September 2021
View from "Workable" on the 19th floor of the FCA Building during Open House Weekend 2021. (see Photo Gallery - From Tall Buildings for additional photos)

2021, Lockdown update: Venues are starting to re-open and restaurants and bars are now open for inside and outside service. The Information Point and Mobility Service are open 7 days a week between 11:00 and 16:00. Please contact individual establishments for details. The ArcelorMittal Orbit and The London Blossom Garden are both now open.

See here for the Park's latest Coronavirus updates

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Latest Photos

2nd September 2021
ABBA Arena Construction - Still from launch webcast

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5th August 2021
World Gardens - Southern Hemisphere, in bloom

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

Latest News Headlines
1st Sep. 2021 The Olympic Park - Open City
27th Aug. 2021 ABBA’s Groundbreaking Comeback Tour Takes Place in Spring
20th Aug. 2021 Beneath the Façade: V&A East Museum
16th Aug. 2021 Architectural Vision for V&A East Storehouse
5th Aug. 2021 London Stadium/West Ham: PAI release delayed takeover press statement
4th Aug. 2021 Meet the driving force behind the Here East innovation centre
29th Jul. 2021 How London laid the groundwork for sustainable sporting architecture
26th Jul. 2021 The New V&A Museum Coming to Stratford
3rd Jul. 2021 Google doodles its birthday tribute to Paralympic Movement founder Sir Ludwig Guttmann
30th Jun. 2021 V&A East Launches
24th Jun. 2021 Here East launches Impact Report 2021
23rd Jun. 2021 D&D London’s New Stratford Restaurant to have Alpine Theme
11th Jun. 2021 Covid-19 vaccination event at the London Stadium in the Olympic Park
7th Jun. 2021 London Stadium Announce New Multi-year Partnership Extension With Heineken
3rd Jun. 2021 Staffordshire University London doubles space at Here East
1st Jun. 2021 UCL East campus on track to deliver Olympic legacy
25th May 2021 Eastwick and Sweetwater nominated for three First Time Buyer awards
25th May 2021 As London honors Covid-19 victims and key workers with a blossom garden, experts consider the power of memorials
24th May 2021 Garden to honour London’s victims of Covid opens at Olympic Park
13th May 2021 LLDC appoint 5th Studio to lead Urban Design Framework for Stratford Station
23rd Apr. 2021 Bartlett School of Architecture: 3D Printing With Thermoplastics Creates a Folding System That Controls Light Temperature
15th Apr. 2021 Stackfest, London’s e-sports festival comes to Here East in September
1st Apr. 2021 IdVerde Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park project
31st Mar. 2021 Grenfell cladding in Stratford Olympic Village: ‘We had all these plans, now we’re stopped in our tracks’
19th Mar. 2021 Creative Land Trust announces its first studio acquisition
18th Mar. 2021 LLDC Selects Notting Hill Genesis to Develop Hackney Wick Masterplan
1st Mar. 2021 National Trust: Helping Communities Blossom

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

This Month in Park History - September

This gallery shows the Park as it was during the month of September 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.

About Harper's Parkipedia
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 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.

Don't forget the Search facility at the bottom of every 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.