Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

ASSA ABLOY UK Specification secures Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

  • 12 Jan 2016

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has benefited from a range of security solutions provided by ASSA ABLOY UK Specification.

Using the 2012 Olympic Games as an opportunity to develop a dynamic heart for the east London community, the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) had a long-term plan to use the buildings, making durability of products a key factor.

The ASSA ABLOY UK Specification team worked closely with the ODA management to ensure the products were ergonomically fit for purpose whilst being aesthetically appealing.

Products installed at the site included access control solutions and electric locks in the main stadium, steel doorstep in the velodrome and multi-point locking in the athletes’ village.

David Wigglesworth

ASSA ABLOY UK managing director David Wigglesworth

ASSA ABLOY UK’s managing director, David Wigglesworth, commented: “All eyes were on the Park, so we felt a great responsibility to provide impressive solutions that complemented the buildings’ aesthetics, whilst ensuring the safe, manageable and efficient flow of high levels of traffic throughout the facility.”

The team was challenged with six different projects within the development, each with various functional requirements. Thanks to ASSA ABLOY UK Specification’s extensive experience in supplying sporting venues and its large product portfolio, the project was a success.

David concluded: “It was an honour to have contributed to the development of what is now one of the most iconic sports venues in the UK, and it is great to see the legacy continue to help the local economy and community.”

ASSA ABLOY,
School Street,
Willenhall,
West Midlands,
WV13 3PW
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)845 071 0882

Visit ASSA ABLOY's website

Leave a Reply

Latest news

GAI

Enrolment now open for GAI door hardware qualification

Architectural ironmongers are being encouraged by the GAI to demonstrate their competence for specifying door hardware by gaining a diploma in architectural ironmongery in preparation for industry changes.

Posted in Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Training

Schuco

Schüco launches advanced unitised façade system

Aluminium systems specialist Schüco is launching its new unitised UDC 80 façade system, combining enhanced energy efficiency with design versatility and proven weather resistant performance.

Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Facades, Innovations & New Products, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency, Walls

Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge rewrites the script with new blockbuster catalogue

Knightsbridge, one of the UK’s leading brands of wiring devices, accessories and lighting, has published its new 2021 catalogue, which became available to the trade at the beginning of September.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Information Technology, Innovations & New Products, Lighting, Posts, Publications

Delta

The Best Design Philosophy for continuity of waterproofing systems with Delta

A Waterproofing Designer’s philosophy defines what they wish to accomplish in the design of their waterproofing system and which principles they will use to do so, as Delta explain here.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Damp & Waterproofing, Membranes, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls