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Welcome to Harper's Parkipedia
Trees in Tessa Jowell Boulevard showing their Autumn colours. Photo from Orbit.

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: 26th October 2020. Don't forget the Search facility at the bottom of every page.


Park Venues Re-Opening: From Saturday 25th July, Park venues including the Information Point will start to reopen with restrictions in place and in most cases pre-booking required. Please check each venue's website for specific details here. The rest of the Park remains open with toilets at the Podium and Timber Lodge open 11-6 with an enhanced cleaning process.

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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

16th October 2020
6th tower crane being built in East Bank

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12th October 2020
East Wick starting to open up

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12th October 2020
New mural on wall of Hackney Bridge development

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

News Headlines
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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