ISG will manage infrastructure for the opening and closing ceremonies at the Olympic Stadium, along with the fit out and removal of temporary facilities at all the other venues, the company revealed today.
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) have given ISG the job of providing overlay, or constructon management services, for temporary facilities at the venues. It includes spectator seating, tents, cabins and platforms as well as utilities, fire safety, specialist sports lighting and drainage.
ISG - which was awarded the contract for the Velodrome - will directly manage the infrastructure requirements for the opening and closing ceremonies in the Olympic Stadium, as well as the installation of the largest temporary dining hall structure in the world, capable of serving 50,000 covers in one sitting.
The management contract includes the Olympic Stadium, Velodrome, Aquatics Centre and Water Polo Arena, Media Centre, Olympic and Paralympic Villages, Basketball Arena, Hockey Centre, Handball Arena and at Eton Manor for the wheelchair tennis.
David Lawther, CEO of ISG, said: “This latest award builds upon ISG’s relationship with the London 2012 Games, following the successful completion of the award-winning Velodrome and the delivery of the 2012 BMX facility.
“The continuation of our close relationship with the London 2012 Games is an outstanding success for our project teams and a major acknowledgement of our capabilities.”