London Olympic Games

Stadiums & Arenas

During the London 2012 Olympic Games, Greenwich Park was home to a temporary sporting arena, designed and built to house the Equestrian events and the second largest venue of the games outside of Stratford (Capacity | 27,000).

The challenge TSG faced was to convert a world heritage site, into a professional and fully accredited field of play for the London Olympic Games and then remove the structure and return the venue to one of London’s great parks once the Games were complete.

There was one major, additional issue with the venue being the fact that it was to be located on a formidably sized hill/slope. The drop in ground height across the 100m of the arena was nearly 4m. TSG’s system capitalized on this difficulty by turning a problem into an advantage and eventually converted the usable space below the field of play into ticket offices, security rooms and secure storage space.

TSG successfully completed their part of the installation in just under 5 weeks, installing over 22,000m2  of HeavyDeck to hold the field of play, seating and additional merchandising space.

Why should you use The Structure Group… ?

TSG is recognised within the event industry as a trusted manufacturer and supplier of heavy deck and temporary structures, having earned its stripes working business to business to provide it’s unique and patented temporary deck solution, along with modular buildings over many decades for The Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, The City Games and various Prestigious Sporting Events Worldwide in addition to large commercial and industrial buildings.

Pioneering product innovation, quality and performance are at the heart of our products, combined with attention to detail for decking solutions and temporary structures of all sizes, watch a selection of videos for a greater insight into our business and products, you can also download our brochure and presentation using the links below;

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