London 2012: Mayor promises housing 'legacy'


London Mayor Boris Johnson has promised: "A Golden Games - followed by an incredible legacy."

He said the Athletes Village will be turned into housing which will be ready for next year.

There are also plans for more flats and houses to be built as new neighbourhoods are developed inside the Park bringing the total of new homes to more than 10,000, it is claimed.

BBC London Political Correspondent Karl Mercer spoke to Mr Johnson, Geoff Pearce of Triathlon Homes, Deputy Newham Mayor Sir Robin Wales and Joseph Alexander of Carpenters Against Regeneration Plans.

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