More Olympic lights removed

Engineers have removed a second pair of lights from London's Olympic stadium. The 14 iconic triangle-shaped towers gave the stadium it's distinctive appearance during the 2012 games.

View all 5 updates ›

First floodlights are removed from Olympic Stadium

The first floodlights have been removed from London's Olympic Stadium as part of work to transform the site into a multi-use venue and the permanent home of West Ham United Football Club.

Crane prepares to lift the first of the lights way Credit: LLDC
Each pair of lighting towers is lifted and lowered to the ground using crawler cranes with 600 tonnes lifting capacity Credit: LLDC
The 14 floodlight towers weigh 34 tonnes and contain an average of 35 lamps Credit: LLDC
A team of around twenty abseilers erect all the temporary cables and remove the floodlights Credit: LLDC

More top news