1) Venue: Aquatics centre
Location:South-east Corner of the Olympic Park
Hosting: Diving, Swimming, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo, Paralympic Swimming, Modern Pentathlon.
Capacity: 17,500 for Diving and Swimming events and 5,000 for Water Polo.
Fact: The roof of the centre will have a longer single span than Heathrow Terminal 5
Sustainability after Games: It will be transformed into a facility for locals as well as elite swimmers. Two of the wings will be removed leaving a maximum capacity of 3,500.
2) Venue: Basketball Arena
Location: North of the Olympic Park
Hosting: Basketball, Handball, Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Rugby.
Capacity: 12,000 during the Olympic games; 10,000 during the Paralympic Games.
Fact: To accommodate the size of the athletes, all doors in the venue are required to be at least 2.4 metres high.
Sustainability after Games: It will be dismantled after the Games.
3) Venue: Handball Arena
Location: In the west of the Olympic Park
Hosting: Handball, Goalball, Modern Pentathlon.
Fact: Rainwater collected from the venue’s roof will be used to flush lavatories and reduce water usage by 40%.
Sustainability after Games: It will be adapted to become a multi-use sports centre for the community to use, as well a training centre for athletes and a venue for small to medium sized competitions.
4) Venue: Hockey Centre
Location: Olympic Park
Hosting: Hockey, Paralympic 5-a-side Football, Paralympic 7-a-side Football.
Fact: The first Olympic Hockey final was played in 1908 in London, where England defeated Ireland 8-1.
Sustainability after Games: The hockey pitches will relocate to the north of the Olympic Park, joining a collection of facilities in a place known as Eton Manor.
5) Venue: Olympic Stadium
Location: In the south of the Olympic Park
Hosting: Athletics, Paralympic Athletics
Fact: 10,000 tonnes of steel are being used to build the venue, compared to the 42,000 used by Beijing.
Sustainability after Games: The Stadium is being built from scratch and 55,000 of the 80,000 capacity is removable. After the games the stadium will go to West Ham United.