Search

London 2012: Win Paralympic Games tickets for yourself, your community group or your street

08:29 22 June 2012

A CGI of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

A CGI of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park's South Plaza in year 2014.

Archant

Londoners are being given the chance to win tickets for the Paralympic Games thanks to a partnership between London24, the Mayor of London and the body in charge of the Olympic Park’s future.

The London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC), which will be in charge of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – the name of the site following the London 2012 Games – has teamed up with London24 to give away 250 tickets to the Paralympics.

A Day in the Park will give people the chance to win pairs of tickets, or tickets for their family, community group or even their street.

Tickets will be for events taking place in the legacy venues – those which will remain on the Park following the Games – including the Olympic Stadium, the Aquatics Centre and the Copper Box.

Daniel Moylan, new chairman of the LLDC, said: “The future Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will belong to Londoners. Now, through A Day in the Park, we can give people a chance to see the world-class Olympic venues and their setting before they are transformed into a great new public park due to open in stages from July 2013.”

He added: “People will be able to see how the Park will become a vibrant place for everyone to enjoy.

“Whether you want to take the kids swimming at the weekend; enjoy green, open spaces to walk the dog, or go to a music festival, this will become a Park that people will want to keep visiting and find new things to enjoy.

“Not only can we offer thousands of local people and community groups the opportunity to experience the thrill of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, but we can also let them see first-hand how we are building an urban park more ambitious in scope and more exciting than any other in the UK.”

Funding for the tickets has been provided by G4S, the official security provider for the Games.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson said: “The Paralympic Games promise to be a spectacular festival of sport and this competition is a fantastic way for thousands of Londoners to experience it and the Park first-hand, at no cost to the taxpayer.

“When it reopens after the Games, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will be an unparalleled resource for East London, with thousands of new homes, some of the best sporting venues in the world and new community facilities providing a lasting legacy for generations.”

London24’s 250 tickets are a mix of pairs of tickets, family packs of four, six or eight tickets, community group packages for 20 people, and street packages for 50 tickets.

Visit the A Day in the Park website from today to enter, where you will be asked a Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park themed question.

Winners will be chosen at random after the closing date of Wednesday, July 18.

Related articles

0 comments

Latest News

20 minutes ago
Eagle

Met Police is reportedly considering the idea

Yesterday, 16:35
Ellener shop in Dartford town centre

Ellenors shop in Dartford town centre underwent works

Yesterday, 14:39
Swanley town centre

A consultation starts today gathering the public’s views for the area

Yesterday, 10:49
Cllr Bryan Sweetland (Conservative)

Bryan Sweetland is the county councillor for Gravesham

Friday, February 5, 2016
Students in a classroom

The announcement came today

Most read

Competitions

Sony Smart Ultra HD 55'' LED TV

Enjoy the ultimate entertainment experience in your living room with the Sony Smart Ultra 55’’ LED TV. Be the envy of all your friends with this huge TV- you can change your living room into your own cinema! Get the boys around to watch the football or get the girls around to watch the DVD of 50 Shades.. this is a prize that everyone would enjoy! Stand a chance to upgrade your current entertainment system by wining this fantastic prize.

Surface Pro 4

Technology is ever evolving. We are constantly being shown new technology that is innovative, revolutionary and designed to make life easier for us all. Gone are the days of dial up modems and computers so large you needed half a room to store it. We are in the age of smooth, small and sleek. Companies are all trying their best to create technology that is easy to transport and guaranteed to be user friendly.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Gravesend Reporter e-edition today E-edition
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24

Local business directory

Our trusted business finder