The Olympic Delivery Authority
(ODA) is the statutory corporation
responsible for ensuring delivery of venues, infrastructure and legacy for the 2012 Summer Olympic
and Paralympic Games
. Along with the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games
(LOCOG), the ODA is one of the two main agencies organising the London Olympic Games.
The ODA was established by the London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Act 2006
and is the responsibility of the Department for Culture Media and Sport
In advance of the formal establishment of the ODA, the London Development Agency
(LDA) and Transport for London
(TfL) were asked to undertake the development work necessary for the Olympic Park and the transport infrastructure which will service the Games, and to build up an interim team.
The ODA is based alongside LOCOG at One Churchill Place
in Canary Wharf
. The ODA has appointed a delivery company, CLM, to manage the delivery of the Olympic Park and its associated infrastructure. CLM is a consortium of CH2M Hill, Laing O'Rourke and Mace. CLM's organisation includes teams responsible for the design and construction of the venues, structures bridges and highways as well as logistics and security.
Dennis Hone, previously Director of Finance, succeeded Australian David Higgins
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