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The London 2012 Olympic Stadium was the focal point of the 2012 Olympic Games, joining the likes of Lord's, Wembley Stadium, Wimbledon and Twickenham as London sporting stadia

The London Olympic Stadium hosted the opening ceremony and closing ceremony of the 2012 Games as well as the athletics events. The stadium also has the same roles during the 2012 Paralympics.

The Stadium, is located in the east London district of Stratford, located some 6 miles (10km) northeast of Charing Cross.

Stratford was historically an agrarian settlement in the ancient parish of West Ham, which transformed into an industrial suburb following the introduction of the railway in 1839. As part of the growth of London in the late 19th century, Stratford significantly expanded and increased in population, becoming the centre of administration of the Borough of West Ham in 1886 and it has formed part of Greater London since 1965. The more recent economic history is underpinned by a move away from railway works and heavy industry towards becoming a significant commercial and cultural centre.

Stratford has experienced regeneration and expansion linked to the Olympics.

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