Olympic Stadium Sporting Mix

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-05-22
Session date: 
May 22, 2013
Reference: 
2013/1767
Question By: 
Andrew Boff
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What are the barriers to cricket being part of the sporting mix of the Olympic Stadium, via Essex Country Cricket Club?

Answer

Answer for Olympic Stadium Sporting Mix

Answer for Olympic Stadium Sporting Mix

Answered By: 
The Mayor

There are some physical constraints around the design and layout of the Stadium which I hope can be overcome to stage domestic T20 matches. The timing of matches may also be an issue but the Legacy Corporation is more than happy to discuss proposals and solutions with Essex County Cricket Club.