London 2012 Olympic Stadium


London 2012 Olympic Stadium
Presented to: Team Stadium
Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd
Client: Olympic Delivery Authority

This 80000-seater stadium will host the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games as well as all major track and field events.

Site visits to this high profile project were enthusiastically managed by two full-time people backed by a supporting team effort catering for the full range of demand, from the official to those of local pensioners. Community engagement included being the first contractor to raise money for the Time to Shine charity (£19000), upgrading an after-school play area and volunteering labour and materials for a public area planting scheme.

The site worked across the green agenda to achieve environmental excellence, including recognising and rewarding environmental champions on site, monitoring Co2 emissions and earning Sustainability Week awards for environmental community engagement and sustainability. A spill kit challenge pitted local school children against a site team and an exceptional materials testing regime went above and beyond requirements. Surplus crates were donated to a local farm for feeder and planter use.

The site has proved to be a matchless example of considerate construction demonstrating exceptional standards of engagement throughout.