Riverbank Arena

Sports club/centre in/near The Underground Map, existing until now

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The Riverbank Arena was a stadium in the Olympic Park, in Hackney Wick containing a water-based astroturf.

It was built with two venues for field-hockey competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics with capacities of 15,000 and 5,000, respectively, and venues for the football 7-a-side and football 5-a-side competitions at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.

The budget for the stadium was £19 million. After the Olympics, the venue will be scaled down to a 5,000-seat arena and a training pitch and moved north to Eton Manor, a sport and leisure venue in Leyton, Waltham Forest.

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