Category Archives: Media centre

Ever widening suitor list targets Olympic media centre

Any fears that this Friday’s looming deadline for bids for the 2012 Broadcast and Media Centre in Hackney Wick would be met by a worrying lack of credible interest can be roundly dismissed. I can reveal that the consortium, backed … Continue reading

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Westfield’s Stratford offices proving occupiers will come east …

There is a lot happening in and around the Olympics Park just now, so time for a quick update on some of the more important elements. I was at the launch yesterday of One Stratford Place, Westfield’s first 130,000 sq … Continue reading

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Qatari/Delancey in, as Wellcome goes out of fashion

It’s been a busy time for Olympic news in the past few days. Firstly, it seems a racing certainty that the Wellcome Trust’s plans to take over the Olympic Village and much of the Olympic Park are not going to … Continue reading

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Wellcome Trust steps up the pressure at Athletes Village

There really never is a dull day if you are working on the Olympics development. First thing to say, I have been a tad remiss on the Olympics blog recently as all of my energies have been devoted to the … Continue reading

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Arise Sir David Higgins: is it too early to hand out Olympics awards?

David Higgins, the former chief executive of the Olympic Delivery Authority, is to be honoured with a knighthood for his work overseeing the construction of the venues for the 2012 Olympic Park. Now let me be pleasant about this first. Higgins … Continue reading

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Television Centre and Olympics update: “All options considered”

Listening into the BBC’s press briefing on its sale of Television Centre just now. A good question being asked is where will the BBC film many of its London-based programmes currently filmed at Television Centre if the studio space is redeveloped … Continue reading

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BBC’s Television Centre sale has Olympic ramifications …

The BBC at some stage this week will officially bring to market Television Centre, its famous studios in Shepherd’s Bush, west London. There is a pretty good story here in The Guardian from a couple of weeks ago about the … Continue reading

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