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In pictures: Stratford – then and now

Posted at 4:15 pm, July 27, 2013 in Olympics & Paralympics, Photos of London
Stratford then and now

It’s been an entire year since the start of the London Olympics and post-Games legacy works are in full swing. But have you ever wondered what Stratford looked like before all the swooped roofs and hot pink signage? If you were feeling tactful, you might say it looked ‘different’. Most, however, would probably go for ‘a bit of a dump’.

Using the magic of internet time travel* we’ve revealed how various parts of the Olympic Park and Stratford town centre looked before the multi-billion pound clean-up. Prepare your eyeballs – it ain’t pretty.

See the full gallery here.

*A camera and a clever bit of software

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