Cundall assist iCity to secure legacy use for last of eight big Olympic venues
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A joint venture between iCity and Delancey has secure the future of the £297m Olympic International Broadcasting Centre. Four tenants have already signed up to what will become one of the world-leading hub for the digital and creative industries.
Cundall is currently employed to provide MEP design and consulting services by iCity and Delancey. Cundall previously designed the fit-out for the Olympic International Broadcasting Centre and was selected by iCity and Delancey for their knowledge of the site and for their data centre developments.
The 1,000,000ft2 re-development has already secured a number of major tenants, over 6,500 jobs will be created on site and in the local community. Infinity SDC, the data centre provider will create a 260,000ft2 data centre using the power and broadband infrastructure put in place to serve the 20,000 media staff during the Games. BT Sport secured 80,000 ft2 of broadcast studios and will be broadcasting premier league football coverage from the venue in August 2013, Loughborough University who will establish a second campus in London for 250 postgraduate students and will look to expand to 1,000 students over five years. Hackney Community College will be launching a digital apprenticeship programme within a new Tech City Apprenticeship Academy at the site.
Cundall has also assisted BT Sport in the development of their resilient broadcast power systems.
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