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London 2012 Olympic Games

In July 2012 London will stage the Olympic Games and will be host to an estimated 300,000 visitors who will stay in accommodation ranging from 5* hotels to specially designated campsites! We are now very busy finding accommodation for accredited members of the international media, sponsors, National Organising Committees and athletes’ friends and families.

What are you looking for?

We are looking for good quality fully furnished apartments in key developments around the Olympic Park, Bow, Canary Wharf & Greenwich and also houses further afield in Wanstead, South Woodford & West Essex. All of these can be either private homes or buy to let investment properties.

How much will I make?

This depends on the quality of property, location, proximity to Olympic venues, transport links and facilities. Register your interest to find out more.

How do I register my interest?

Simply e mail us on management@charleshamiltonestates.co.uk giving details of your property/ies including full address, number of bedrooms & bathrooms, brief specification of fixtures & fittings and whether it is owner occupied or tenanted.

What next?

Once you have registered your interest we will visit your property and advise you of the rental potential, if you decide to proceed you will need to sign our terms & conditions and then we will match appropriate clients to your property.

How long will my property be rented for?

By far the largest client group is the international media who need accommodation for a minimum of 18 days up to a maximum of period of 6 weeks. Other clients may require a shorter stay but certainly no less than one week.

What services do I need to provide?

The level of service depends on who is staying in your property; for the media and corporate sponsors it will be an alternative to an hotel so a very high level of service will be required including twice weekly cleans and change of towels & weekly linen change plus a dedicated member of staff to deal with any problems that may arise; we will arrange all of this. For other clients it may be possible to for you to manage the property yourself.

The London 2012 Olympics will use a mixture of new venues, existing & historic buildings and temporary facilities, some of them in iconic locations including Hyde Park, Horse Guards Parade, Lords Cricket Ground and All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon.

The majority of venues have been divided into three zones within Greater London: the Olympic Park, the River Zone and the Central Zone. In addition to these are venues outside London, such as the Lee Valley White Water Centre in Hertfordshire (Canoe Slalom), Weymouth and Portland (Sailing) and football stadia in cities through the UK.

Olympic Park

Situated in Stratford East London just 7 minutes by Javelin train from central London and home to the Olympic Stadium with a capacity of 80,000. The stadium will host the track & field events in addition to the opening & closing ceremonies. Other venues include:

The Aquatics Centre capacity 17,500.

Water Polo Arena

Velodrome with the BMX Circuit alongside capacity 6000

The Hockey Centre 16,000 capacity

Basketball Arena 12,000 capacity

Handball Arena 7,000 capacity

The Athletes' Village, with accommodation for all athletes and team officials in excess of 17,000

River Zone

The River Zone includes four venues straddling the River Thames:


North Greenwich Arena, otherwise known as the O2

Greenwich Park

The Royal Artillery Barracks, for shooting

Central Zone:

The Central Zone comprises a number of venues across London:

Wimbledon All England Tennis Club

Wembley Stadium

Wembley Arena  

Lord's Cricket Ground

Horse Guards Parade

Hyde Park

Earls Court

Out of London venues:  

Lee Valley White Water Centre

Eton Dorney

Hadleigh Farm

Weymouth and Portland

Millennium Stadium in Cardiff

Old Trafford in Manchester

St James' Park in Newcastle

City of Coventry Stadium in Coventry

For a full list of venues visit the official 2012 website www.london2012.com/games/venues

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