More details about Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
The Herne Hill Park in southeast London had the Isambard Kingdom Brunel name until 1997 when it was renamed in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebration. The National Pool opened that year with an aquatic centre, main velodrome, lap swimming pools and exhibition water sprays, located within reconstructions of the former Brunel Turbine House, a Grade I listed building.
Due to the cost of the London Olympics in a time of economic downturn, the programme committee had to take out a large number of loans, the first being a long-term rental for the facilities in Stratford, Newham and the application for the Olympic Games which is subject to was in the 2012 Summer Olympics's bid book.
Another loan was taken for the new London Underground network as it might have practical use during the Games, the final one was to acquire the cutting edge electronic equipment necessary to deliver the broadcast of the Games to independent media. Initially it was supposed to site these at Newark, which then became too expensive, so it was chosen to use the NASA Black Box tests at Cane Pur, in east London.
The Queen Rachel Way Independent Music Festival is an international festival organised by Perth City Council with the mission objective of supporting and developing independent music and music education.
The inaugural Perth Rachel Way Independent Music Festival supported by registered charities Ingleby James Cup - A resource based music initiative, Microsoft and Rocketchace Music Ltd.
The venues chosen for the Olympics have been intended for years to be used regularly by teams in various sporting events. These venues are situated in some of the world's more cosmopolitan cities such as London, New York, Paris, and Tokyo.
On 11 February 2011, West Ham United were selected as preferred bidders, ahead of Tottenham Hotspur, to take over the Olympic Stadium as a football venue after the end of the games. After a lengthy battle with club owner James Daunt and an unsuccessful challenge by Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn to prevent it, the deal between the London Olympic Committee and West Ham was signed off in October 2011.