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A snapshot into how Olympic legacy will play out in one section of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has been given the thumbs-up by communities living nearby.
Plans by iCITY to transform the former Press and Broadcast Centres in Hackney Wick were put on-show for the first time in a series of public consultations this month.
The preferred bidder to take over the press and broadcast centres at the Olympic Park will be launching a consultation next Friday.
THE Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park could soon be the new home of BT Sport after the firm agreed in principle to take the role of anchor tenant at iCITY.
A planning application for the 10-year deal would see the company occupying six per cent of the iCITY technological cluster - on the site of the former International Broadcast Centre - and will be submitted tomorrow, Friday.
With pressure on the financial services, the vast swathes of east London aiming to embrace the digital age, Canary Wharf Group has made a strategic shift in emphasis.
With the appointment of Tech City chief executive Eric Van Der Kleij as a strategic adviser, the group is aiming to diversify it tenant base and activities and capture the wave of the the technology, media and telecoms growth sectors.
The Olympic media centre is likely to become a digital hub, extending Tech City east and potentially creating 4,000 new jobs.