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West Ham's Boleyn Ground will be transformed into a residential and retail village by Galliard Group once the full-time whistle is blown on the team's final home game.

The London-based developer today, Monday, reached an agreement with the club which will see it purchase the stadium after the Hammers complete their move to Stratford's Olympic Stadium, in 2016.

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Whether it is addressing a rocketing demand for new homes, improving transport links or forging a permanent Olympic legacy, the east of the capital could play a major part in Mayor of London Boris Johnson's 2020 vision.

He discussed the plans - which he described to the Greater London Assembly as "a work in progress" - at a meeting in City Hall where the viability of his proposals came under scrutiny.

JS9071994WEB.jpegA new deal has secured an athletics legacy for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

In an agreement announced today the Olympic Stadium will annually host a wide spectrum of key athletics events, from regional and national age group championships through to elite international events.

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In the first sports event to be staged at the Olympic Stadium since London 2012, runners can race like Mo Farah around the athletics track at The National Lottery Anniversary Run on Sunday (July 21).

The event will see 15,000 people, including Olympic athletes, compete in the five mile mass participation race and a shorter family event.

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Mayor Boris Johnson announced on Thursday the future of all eight permanent venues in the Olympic Park has been secured after iCITY signed a deal with the London Legacy Development Corporation to run the press and broadcast centres.

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