London 2012 ‘falling into place’

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reported that “preparations are advancing at an astonishing rate” following the latest Coordination Commission visit to London.

During the three-day visit, the Commission, led by Chairman Denis Oswald, received updates on the progress made since its last visit in July, and visited a number of venues, including Wembley Arena.

Pictured: LOCOG chief executive Paul Deighton, LOCOG chair Seb Coe and IOC Coordination Commission chairman Denis Oswald during the Coordination Commission visit

Also on the agenda were visits to Earls Court, Hadleigh Farm, The Royal Artillery Barracks and the new Velodrome being built in the Olympic Park.

“We can see the pieces of the puzzle falling into place now, and the big picture is rapidly becoming visible,” said Mr Oswald.

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“Preparations are advancing at an astonishing rate and LOCOG, the ODA and their partners should be congratulated for the high quality of the work they are producing across this complex project.”

Last the LOCOG release an update series of aerial images of the London 2012 site.