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A look at apartments in the 2012 Olympic Village

27 January 2012 Last updated at 07:50 GMT

London 2012 organisers are to take control of the Olympic Village site in a ceremony marking six months until the start of the Games.

The village's 2,818 flats will now be fitted out to cater for 16,000 athletes and officials from 200 countries.

As well as 64,000 bed sheets, the village will need 11,000 sofas, 170,000 coat hangers and 5,000 toilet brushes.

The BBC's Tim Muffett reports.