The Latest Coronavirus Updates

See here for the latest information from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Last updated: Monday 1 June at 8:00am

Following the Government's latest advice the Park remains open to visitors, with the parklands and canal paths still accessible to all, seven days a week.

Gatherings of up to a maximum of six people are now permitted, however Park users must stay at least two metres apart from anyone outside of their household.

The safety of our visitors is our top priority. Therefore BBQs are not allowed at the Park due to the fire hazard. Please also keep dogs on a lead.

London's parks are important at this time to give people the space they need to exercise and socialise with loved ones. The acres of open space are ideal for keeping active in the fresh air, whilst enjoying nature and the iconic surroundings.  However, it is essential to follow the Government's guidance on social distancing so that our park can remain open.

More information about the facilities and venues on the Park can be found below:

  • A number of events have been postponed or cancelled. Please check our What’s On page for the latest information.
  • Venues and attractions across the Park are closed until further notice. This includes the Information Point, Waterworks Fountains and the Timber Lodge Café. All ticket holders will be contacted to arrange rebooking for a later date. We look forward to welcoming you back as soon as it is possible to do so.
  • Venue car parks are also closed.
  • The play areas at the Park are closed. This includes Tumbling Bay Playground and the Pleasure Gardens Play Areas in the south of the Park.
  • Our Security team are continually monitoring the Park – if you need to get in contact to report an incident, please call 0300 2012 121.
  • Toilets are open 8:30am – 4:30pm and are located at The Podium near the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Please see a map here.
  • The London Marathon Community Track is closed until further notice.
  • To get in contact with the venues directly, you can find details here.  

 

Read more about why parks are so important during these challenging times in our interview with Executive Director of Park Operations and Venues, Mark Camley. 

Here are some ways that you can help us to keep the Park as safe as possible:

  • Stay at least two metres away from anyone else visiting the Park.
  • Do not gather in groups of more than six people.
  • Take any litter home with you – this reduces the need for frequent refuse collection and keeps our Park clean and tidy.
  • Do not bring a BBQ.
  • Keep your dog on a lead.
  • Car parking is very limited around the Park, so we encourage visitors to walk or cycle to the Park.

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