Projects   >   South Plaza Entrance

Delivering a bespoke Design & Build project at the prestigious London 2012 Olympic site to facilitate security procedures in all weather conditions.

Our brief was to design and construct a covered structure which would provide weather protection for security staff at the South entrance to the Olympic park. The structure needed to accommodate cars, safety barriers and security cabins – operated by security staff on the site. We added translucent PVC sections to the roof sheets allowing natural light to enter and improving the internal environment. We also implemented side access with ‘section bridges’ which allowed for cross-site visibility from within security cabins.

In just 21 days, we designed, manufactured and installed the structures – anchored to raised, concrete traffic plinths, maximizing all available space. The steel framework and PVC cladding were manufactured across our two dedicated factories in Hampshire, enabling us to deliver on speed, quality and flexibility.

In just 21 days, we designed, manufactured and installed the structures anchored to raised, concrete traffic plinths, maximizing all available space.

A five-man, CSCS qualified, team installed the industrial structures while adhering to the highest health and safety standards. Our team overcame extremely tight space restrictions, operating within a small window of time for installation to deliver a unique, aesthetically pleasing and highly functional structure.

During installation McGregor Fabric Structures were formally commended for our excellent approach to Health and Safety. The finished structures fitted in seamlessly with the rest of the design in Olympic Park and enabled security staff to process high volumes of traffic to the site. Thanks to our fabric structures, working conditions for security staff were vastly improved, providing an environment that was warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer months.

The Olympic Park South Plaza Entrance was completed in December 2010