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company was able to produce all of the profiled decking sheets and flashings. Vitally, this meant that the decking sheets could be accurately cut, folded, labelled and packaged at the ITC before being transported directly to site which in turn contributed to making the installation process safer, quicker and more efficient.


worked with rooflight manufacturer Brett Martin to overcome the weight restrictions and logistical challenges of installing the concentric shape of the translucent sections. Another logistical issue was the


fabrication of the acoustic profiled decking sheets for the sub-structure. Faced with a choice of cutting the sheets at ground-


level, with the associated issue of double- handling, or cutting the sheets at roof level which raises health and safety risks as well as waste issues, Lakesmere took a more innovative approach and looked in- house. The Stadium has become one of the first contracts to benefit from Lakesmere’s Innovation Technology Centre (ITC), a metal fabrication facility from which the


The legacy continues Having already played host to some prestigious sporting and entertainment events, the Stadium has also been praised for its acoustics and the atmosphere created inside. As the only UK venue designed to host both football and athletics events, the Stadium is also set to play a key role in the local community, providing access to various fitness facilities and creating a focal point for the wider redevelopment of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and east London.


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