The utilisation of the 2012 Olympics venues and their surroundings post-Games
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Controversial plans to build a university campus on an existing housing estate site next to the Olympic Park in east London have been scrapped after talks between the scheme's promoters and the local council broke down.
Newham Council's executive director for regeneration and inward investment, Clive Dutton, has announced his retirement.
A 12-year regeneration programme in central London has taken pole position in Planning's annual survey of the nation's biggest renewal schemes.
West Ham United Football Club will become the new anchor tenant of London's Olympic Stadium from 2016, the body responsible for managing the venue has confirmed.
The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London has won the mayor's award for planning excellence at this year's London Planning Awards.
The government's architecture watchdog has criticised a new masterplan for one of the first residential communities to be proposed for London's Olympic Park.
Communities that draw up neighbourhood plans will receive 25 per cent of the planning levy charged on new developments in their area, the government has announced.
London's Olympic legacy body will have a capital spending budget of almost £500 million between 2013 and 2016, according to figures released yesterday.
The head of a government advisory panel on the release of surplus public sector land for housing and the director in charge of Westfield's Stratford City project have been recognised in the New Year's Honours list.
Only 325 permanent jobs have so far been created for residents of the London Borough of Greenwich as a result of the London Olympics, the local authority has confirmed.
The London 2012 Olympics provided Games-related employment for 5,300 residents of the London Borough of Greenwich, according to a report by the local authority.
Premiership football club West Ham United has been selected as the preferred bidder to occupy London's Olympic Stadium once it reopens.
Fair Games Campaign
"We call on the Games' organisers, including the Government, the London mayor and delivery and legacy bodies, to honour the commitments that have been made to ensure that the Games bring genuine social, economic and environmental regeneration, both locally and nationally".
With the 2012 Olympics now upon us, Adam Branson reviews the promises made over the years for their impact on London's East End and tracks progress against them.
The London 2012 Olympic Games are just a year away, but how many of the promised regeneration benefits will be forthcoming?
The latest set of legacy proposals for the future use of the Olympic Park in east London were released earlier this month. Martin Crookston, a member of the Urban Task Force commissioned by the former government, gives his verdict
There are fears that the Government's welfare reforms could trigger an influx of housing benefit claimants to the city's eastern boroughs. Stuart Watson examines this and other key east London regeneration issues.
Regeneration is a sum of three connected but sometimes competing goals: physical change, economic development and community renewal. The organisers of the London Olympics promised that the Games would deliver such a transformation for the East End.
The question everyone is asking, or soon will ask, is "were they worth the £9 billion?" The question we should be asking is: what could we have done with the £9 billion, if the fickle finger of fate (aka the International Olympic Committee, or IOC) h...
David Hickey checks out progress on the 2012 broadcast and press centres.
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- Boris poised to launch more development corporations
- Newham blocks 9,000-capacity mosque
- Phone boss who quit LOCOG appointed to 2012 legacy board
- Plans submitted for 800 east London homes
- Legacy company starts local plan process for Olympic Park
- CBI chief calls for 'industrial Olympics'
- Watchdog endorses sustainability of London Olympics
- Olympics contracts scheme 'skewed towards established London firms'
- Olympic Stadium 'may not reopen until 2016'
- Olympic body predicts £1.1 billion in land sales
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