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London 2012: Shopping for success


The frame of the 2012 Olympic main stadium stands out from among the piles of mud.

The skeletal metal structure, which will hold up the roof, rises above the construction site, three years ahead of the Games.

The only thing to challenge it is three concrete blocks – the shell of a massive shopping centre planned for the Olympic Park.

The Westfield centre may not be the centrepiece of the park in Stratford, east London, but it will be the main gateway.