Velopark decision day looms

VeloPark plans, December 2011

A decision on the future of London's Velopark looks set to be made next week, despite concerns from cyclists that rider safety could be jeoparised.

The plans, submitted by the Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC) in conjunction with the ODA (Olympic Delivery Authority) and British Cycling, include a one-mile road racing circuit situated next to the Velodrome, as well as cyclo-cross and mountain bike trails.

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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.