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The "most important regeneration project in 25 years" has moved a step closer after planning applications were made for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Family housing, transport links and open spaces are at the heart of the application lodged today by the Olympic Park Legacy Company for 64 hectares of the site that will be the centrepiece of next year's Games.
Work has started on building the London 2012 shooting venue at the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich.
The Olympic Delivery Authority has released images of what the temporary venue will look like when it hosts the Olympic and Paralympic shooting competitions, as well as Paralympic archery. It is the final 2012 venue to start being constructed.
It will become a venue of legends and today the final piece of turf at the Olympic Stadium was laid as preparations for the 2012 Games continue apace.
A delegation of delegates from the International Olympic Committee helped lay the last pieces of turf, with former sprinter Frankie Fredericks among those doing the honours.
A new London Underground ticket hall and entrance at Stratford Regional Station, which aims to keep London 2012 Games-goers moving, opened yesterday.
Passengers will now be able to enter and leave the station more easily and congestion will be reduced during busy periods.
London should be fully ready to stage the Olympic Games in 2012 but organisers are not taking anything for granted.
Speaking at Tuesday's celebrations marking two years to go until the Games begin Locog chairman Lord Coe was positive about the progress made so far.