Results tagged “Excel Centre”
The next stage of Crossrail's transformation of east London begins next week when construction starts on Custom House station.
The Excel Centre is hosting a World Series of Boxing final between two leading European teams next Wednesday.
Top Olympic boxers will compete in five weight categories when Dynamo Moscow take on Dolce & Gabbana Milano Thunder at the venue by the Royal Docks.
Derelict wasteland in the Royal Docks is being transformed into pleasure gardens with landscaped walkways, water attractions, a wilderness meadow and a beach.
Funding has already been secured for the cultural attraction, which will open by June next year before the beginning of the Olympics.
Two people who were subjected to stop and search techniques by police at an arms fair at the Excel centre in 2003 have finally won their battle to end the practice.
As well as securing the backing of the European Court, Kevin Gillan and Pennie Quinton were awarded more than £30,000 compensation.
Fame hungry wannabes descended on the Excel centre this week hoping to be the next Alexandra Burke.
The X-Factor auditions were held at the venue for the first time but some of the contestants were old hands.