Stratford a potential site for London’s ICC

The proposed international convention centre for London, if it gets the go ahead, could be based in Stratford. While the feasibility study has highlighted that there is demand for a centre, event organisers have been calling for a central London location. However, Sally Greenhill, director of The Right Solution, the company involved in compiling the study, said the Olympic decision could sway that. "Although there is no direct link between the Olympics and the proposed ICC, the infrastructural developments in the East End in the run-up to the Olympics mean that Stratford remains one of the options," she said. The final feasibility report prepared by the ICC Mayoral Commission will be forwarded to the London Development Agency (LDA) in September. "It’s too early to speculate how winning the Games will influence the LDA," said ICC Commission spokesman Tim Roberts.

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