Olympic Legacy Velopark road circuit could be derailed by housing development

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Housing development is threatening to derail plans for the Olympic Velopark, Britain's biggest £multi-million cycling development and central to Olympic boss Lord Coe's  promise to provide Britain with a lasting sporting legacy.

The issue, first  raised on this website last November, threatens to delay the return of the Eastway cycle circuit to Hackney, ripped out to make way for the Olympic Park. The return of Eastway  remains the priority for the Eastway Users Group (EUG).

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