Research and analysis

Environmental costs and benefits at the site of the London 2012 Olympics

Review of the value added to the environment at the Olympics site in East London through the Environment Agency’s engagement with the planning system.

Documents

Environmental costs and benefits at the site of the London 2012 Olympics - summary

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Environmental costs and benefits at the site of the London 2012 Olympics - report

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Details

This project set out to estimate what value has been added to the environment in and around the Olympics site in East London through the Environment Agency’s engagement with the planning system.

It found that the Environment Agency used £1.5 million of resources to influence the spending of approximately £113 million, which achieved estimated benefits to people and the environment of £116 million over a 40 year period.

Published 20 March 2018