0 Sheffield’s Olympic Legacy Park receives £4.9m funding boost

Sheffield OlympicLegacySheffield's Olympic Legacy Park (OLP) - the largest London 2012 legacy project - has won £4.9m in infrastructure funding.

The investment has been provided by the Sheffield City Region Investment Funds (SCRIF), which comprises government funding and contributions from local authorities and private sector partners.

Money will be invested in creating the public realm, including all green spaces, drainage, utilities and spaces for developing health and sport innovations outside.

Work is due to begin in September and will be completed by March 2017. Sheffield-based companies - ARES Landscape Architects, ARUP and Turner & Townsend - will deliver the project.

"The funding from the SCRIF will support the delivery of the park's infrastructure which, in turn, will support private sector investment opportunities in new offices generating economic growth and new jobs for the Sheffield City region," said David Hobson, project director of the OLP.

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