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The arts, science and tech sectors will come together to put east London at the cutting edge of the digital revolution.

The Olympicopolis development - which will see blue-chip cultural and educational institutions in a cluster on the Olympic Park - will act as a catalyst for a wave of innovative tech communities, say its backers, the London Legacy Development Corporation.

Carpenters_estate.jpgAmbitious but divisive plans to build a £1billion university campus near the Olympic Park have fallen through - although the principle of a deal is still in place.

Newham Council and University College London (UCL) have been looking at a site at the Carpenters Estate since October - much to the anger of residents who set up a campaign group to oppose any deal.

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A £1billion scheme to develop a new UCL university quarter and create an estimated 3,300 jobs in Stratford has been agreed by Newham.

The council now enters detailed negotiations with University College London over the 23-acre site at Greater Carpenters Neighbourhood.