In pictures: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from the sky

Aerial view of the site of the future 2012 Olympic Park in London Back in 2005, when London was awarded the Games, the area in east London where the Olympic Park was to be built was mainly brown field land, previously used for industrial purposes. (Associated Press photo)
View from East Village towards The Stadium In April, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park opened to the public for the first time since the London 2012 Games (The remaining photos are taken by Jason Hawkes)
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park showing the Aquatics Centre and Westfield Stratford. Current attractions include the Aquatics Centre, which is open to the public, while a Westfield shopping centre is nearby
The Stadium is currently being developed and will re-open in 2016 when it will become the new home to West Ham United FC The stadium is being developed and and will become the new home to West Ham United FC
Development of The Stadium at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The stadium will reopen as West Ham's new home in 2016
The former London 2012 Athletes' Village now transformed into East Village creating 2,818 new homes. The former London 2012 Athletes' Village has been transformed into East Village creating 2,818 new homes
Children playing in the interactive water fountains. Children can play in sand pits and interactive fountains around the park
The ArcelorMittal Orbit has two viewing platforms providing amazing views of the park and London. The ArcelorMittal Orbit has two platforms providing views of the park and the capital

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