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Olympic Way leading to Wembley Stadium, the centre of the 1948 London Olympics.
Olympic Way was the only thing that was built especially for the ‘Austerity Olympics’.
Part of the series: London’s Olympic History

Olympic Way leading to Wembley Stadium, the centre of the 1948 London Olympics.

Olympic Way was the only thing that was built especially for the ‘Austerity Olympics’.

Part of the series: London’s Olympic History

The only new build for the 1948 Olympic Games in London was this road from Wembley Park station to Wembley Stadium.
Now that is austerity!
Part of the series: London’s Olympic History

The only new build for the 1948 Olympic Games in London was this road from Wembley Park station to Wembley Stadium.

Now that is austerity!

Part of the series: London’s Olympic History

The 1908 Olympic Medal Table
outside the BBC in White City
Part of the series: London’s Olympic History

The 1908 Olympic Medal Table

outside the BBC in White City

Part of the series: London’s Olympic History

Wembley Arena
- in 1948 the arena had a swimming pool with a boxing ring on a walkway above it. This year it will host Badminton and Rhythmic Gymnastics
Part of the series: London’s Olympic History

Wembley Arena

- in 1948 the arena had a swimming pool with a boxing ring on a walkway above it. This year it will host Badminton and Rhythmic Gymnastics

Part of the series: London’s Olympic History

The finishing line for the 1908 London Olympic Games Marathon
- Outside the BBC in White City
Part of the series: London’s Olympic History

The finishing line for the 1908 London Olympic Games Marathon

- Outside the BBC in White City

Part of the series: London’s Olympic History

How have the Olympics changed over the three times that London has hosted the Games?
Part of the series: London’s Olympic History
Source: APQ Blog

How have the Olympics changed over the three times that London has hosted the Games?

Part of the series: London’s Olympic History

Source: APQ Blog

A depiction of the Olympic Torch along Olympic Way by Wembley Stadium

A depiction of the Olympic Torch along Olympic Way by Wembley Stadium