New pictures of Lee Valley VeloPark released

London's Olympic cycling legacy venue nearing completion ahead of March opening date

With its official opening in March fast approaching, new pictures of the Lee Valley VeloPark have been released.

The site, which houses the London 2012 Velodrome and BMX track, a 1.6-kilometre traffic-free road circuit and numerous mountain bike trails, is nearing completion after months of additional building work and modification following the Olympics.

Online booking for those wishing to use the venue opened last week, with tickets for the Revolution track series finale in the Velodrome on March 14-15 all-but sold out.

Shaun Dawson, Chief Executive of Lee Valley Regional Park Authority said: “The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games inspired a new generation of cycling enthusiasts. Lee Valley VeloPark will build on the legacy of the Games and will give the public a unique chance to cycle at the same venue as the world’s best athletes.

“With bookings open, it has brought all the hard work since 2012 to life. It’s an exciting time for everyone involved with Lee Valley VeloPark, and we will offer visitors an incredible and memorable experience.”

Lee Valley VeloPark, BMX track and Velodrome

Looking at the Lee Valley Velodrome from the start of the BMX track.

Lee Valley VeloPark, road and BMX circuits

Three of the four disciplines on offer at the Lee Valley VeloPark in one picture.

Lee Valley VeloPark layout

VeloPark plans, December 2011

How the Lee Valley VeloPark will look when it opens to the public next month.

Booking opens for Lee Valley VeloPark

Taster sessions on the London 2012 Velodrome and new closed-road circuit are now available for purchase online

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Laura Trott and Mark Colbourne unveiled as Lee Valley VeloPark ambassadors

Olympic and Paralympic champions returned to scene of their greatest triumph for this morning's announcement

Lee Valley VeloPark to open in March

First international event in London 2012's Velodrome will be two-day Revolution Series finale

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.