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1 London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games Opportunities for the Metalforming Sector Jim Johnston: AWM Business Manager – 2012 Games

2 London Olympic & Paralympic Games 2012  the greatest show on earth, the 30 th Olympiad, starts at 7.30 pm, Friday 27 July, 2012; and finishes Sunday 12 August  Cultural Festival between Olympics and Paralympics  Paralympics: Wed. 29 August – Sun. 9 September

3 Scale of London 2012 Games  International Olympic Committee (IOC) has 203 member countries  International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has 160 members  Olympic Park square kilometres site  9 new venues, with 169,000 seats  17,000 bed athletes’ village  Estimated peak of construction workforce will be 9,000 in 2010

4 Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA)  Land acquisition, clearance, demolition, remediation and bulk earthworks  Infrastructure  4 main buildings – main stadium; aquatics centre; media centre, athletes’ village  Subsidiary venues, many of which will be de-mountable  Venues round the country  Budget approx. £3.5 billion  Chair – John Armitt (ex C.Ex. of Network Rail)  Chief Executive – David Higgins  Board – 12 Members

5 How the ODA Works  2 – 4 – 1  “Delivery Partner” - CLM consortium  “Prior Information Notices” - PIN  “Industry Days” – Transport; Construction; Landscaping; Aquatics Centre; Utilities; Cultural Olympiad  Off-Site Construction  Sustainability

6 Some Tenders Awarded  Demolition and remediation – Edmund Nuttall and Galliford Try  Under-grounding of power lines - J Murphy & Sons – 52 pylons removed; 2 tunnels each 6 kilometres long  Master-Planning of Olympic Park and infrastructure – EDAW Consortium

7 Transport Expenditure for the Games  Estimated total of £17 billion – by TfL, Network Rail, LDA  Transport to, from and around Olympic sites (e.g 100 km of dedicated “Olympic” lanes)  Transport improvements in the 5 “Olympic” boroughs  Transport improvements London-wide (e.g DLR and tube extensions)  Transport improvements outside London (e.g Thames Gateway; Eurostar route, etc)  Transport Plan to be published summer 2007

8 The Five “Olympic” Boroughs The five London Boroughs, within which the majority of the Games will take place, all plan significant infrastructure improvements and developments:-  London Borough of Hackney (currently no tube station)  Newham (inc. “Stratford City” = £5 billion)  Tower Hamlets (Ballymore Properties)  Waltham Forest  Greenwich (Gymnastics; Equestrian; shooting)

9 Suppliers from WM to the Olympic Movement  Hycontrol Ltd.  Neoproducts  Northcroft Construction Consultants  Radford Ezynets  Robert West Consulting  Rojac Tooling Technologies  Simworx  Slick Seating  Vaughtons Working with Olympic organisations gives world-wide exposure; plus possible business from other major international sports events

10 How You can Start to Win  Register at  Register at  Attend industry days  Confederation of British Metal- forming

11 Summary  There ARE major opportunities for the West Midlands, from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games  Handouts  You have NOT “missed the boat” – only a few Contracts let so far  However, let’s be realistic, and not create over-expectation – while still vigorously pursuing all opportunities  Be PRO-ACTIVE, as well as re-active


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