Heatherwick Studio unveils £700m Olympia expansion

Plans to expand Olympia London, drawn up by Heatherwick Studio and Spparc

Designer works with Spparc on historic west London exhibition centre

Heatherwick Studio’s £700m proposals to add swathes of new office, hotel and leisure space to Olympia, the listed west London exhibition centre, have been put out to public consultation.

The practice, working with Spparc, was last year appointed to explore ways to improve the 6ha venue and transform it into a “world-leading arts, entertainment, exhibition and experiential district”. It is west London’s main exhibition and events space since the demolition of Earl’s Court.

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