Footpath and viewing point near Olympic Park reopens

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park The site has been transformed since the Olympic Games took place last year

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Fans of London 2012 are being given the chance to take a look around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park ahead of its official reopening.

Tours are being offered of the site in Stratford, east London, on weekends and school holidays from 29 March to 6 May.

The site closed in September when the Paralympic Games ended.

The Park is set to reopen in phases from July, with concerts and sporting events from the first anniversary of the London 2012 Games.

The Park in Progress tour also includes the Orbit tower, and tickets cost £15 for adults, £10 for concessions and £7 for children.

London mayor and London Legacy Development Corporation chairman Boris Johnson described it as "a fantastic opportunity to relive our summer like no other and look ahead to an amazing summer series of concerts and sporting events".

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