London 2012 Olympic Stadium

Works to the main Olympic stadium and supporting sports venues including the athletes village in time for the London 2012 Games.

  • Client

    London 2012: Olympic Delivery Authority

  • Contractor

    Sir Robert McAlpine

  • Architect

    Main Stadium: Atelier 1
    Velodrome: Hopkins Architects
    Orbit Tower: Anish Kapoor & Cecil Balmond

  • Completion Date


  • Scope of works

    Stadium bowl metalwork fit out including rooftop perimeter camera gantries and walkways to the main stadium. Balustrading, architectural and sundry metalwork to the Velodrome. Cladding panels to the base build of the Orbit Tower.

The installation works necessitated the placement of two 250 Tonne mobile cranes on the already completed synthetic running track. With the games starting in July 2012 a robust method statement, logistics plan and management team were paramount in ensuring the track was not damaged.