Olympic venue open for visitors for the first time

The 50m pool at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
The 50m pool at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Credit: PA Images

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London opens to the public today for the first time since the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The south of the park has been laid out by architect James Corner, who designed the Highline in New York, and has themed outdoor spaces for visitors.

Members of the public will also be able to swim in the 50m pool at the Aquatics Centre for the first time, visitors are advised to book to avoid queues at the venue.

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Olympic park opens to the public

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is open to visitors for the first time since the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.