View Tube Open for Business
The Greenway and View Tube have recently been reopened to the public so that they can personally view the dramatic changes of the Olympic Park which is currently being transformed into the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Perfectly situated near the Olympic Stadium and Aquatics Centre, both the Greenway and the View Tube offer unparalleled views of the Olympic site of the 2012 London Games – a piece of the city which will offer visitors public parklands, state of the art venues and an exciting, year-round programme of events.
The Greenway cycle and footpath, which was visited by thousands during the build up to the London Games, remains a firm favourite amongst visitors and connects Hackney Wick to Pudding Mill Lane in Stratford. From here the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, including the Aquatics Centre, Anish Kapoor’s ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture, the Velodrome, and the Olympic Stadium can easily be viewed. The View Tube is a visitor centre made from recycled, green shipping containers, situated near the Olympic Stadium and in proximity to Pudding Mill Lane. It became popular with visitors and schools alike during the London Games for its superb viewing platform with views over the Olympic Park, as well as for its classroom facilities. The View Tube has also opened a new cafe called Moka East, which now boasts double the space compared to prior to the London Games. The premises also feature a new classroom called View Tube Learn, as well as a covered terrace with additional outside space complete with a viewing gallery over the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and a bicycle hire scheme run by the local charity Bikeworks.
The Greenway offers visitors spectacular views of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and is open daily from 7am to 7pm. The View Tube is open from 9am to 5pm seven days a week and is based near Marshgate Lane with the nearest DLR being Pudding Mill Lane. Visit www.theviewtube.co.uk for more information.