Site of Olympic Park before development
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Olympic Park's transformation from wasteland

Team GB have been formally welcomed to the Olympic athletes village in a colourful ceremony.

They join thousands of competitors ahead of the start of the Games on Friday.

It is a significant milestone for the Olympic Park, which just a few years ago was an industrial wasteland.

David Bond looks at the extraordinary transformation.

  • 16 Jan 2013
  • From the section UK