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Construction Programme

Volume 491: debated on Monday 20 April 2009

7. To ask the Minister for the Olympics what recent progress has been made on the London 2012 Olympics construction programme; and if she will make a statement. (269382)

Over 30 per cent. of the Olympic Delivery Authority's Programme is now complete. All the major venues are on schedule and the Olympic stadium and Aquatics Centre are ahead of schedule.

Construction of the International Broadcast Centre/Main Press Centre commenced last week and, in the past few weeks, work has begun on the foundations for the Velodrome and on the construction of the sweeping roof of the Aquatics Centre.