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Roof lift starts at London 2012 Aquatics site

Work is under way lifting the 2800-tonne wave-shaped roof of the Zaha Hadid and Arup designed London 2012 Aquatics Centre. The lift is considered one of the most complex engineering and construction challenges of the Olympic Park ‘big build’.

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