A new roof for the Olympic Stadium

The Olympic Stadium has been transformed and will soon re-open as a world-class multi-mode athletics and football stadium. This talk will describe the design and erection engineering behind the innovative gravity-stressed cable-net roof including work to deconstruct the original Olympic roof and strengthen the retained supporting structure.


  • Chris Walker, Principal Engineer, Flint
  • Neill Tim Finlay, Associate, Buro Happold