Youth Voice Journal (YVJ™) is the world's leading peer-reviewed journal publishing theoretical contributions and empirical studies on international issues affecting young people and youth work. YVJ™ is published by RJ4All Publications and is ranked and indexed by Scopus, ORCID, Kudos, Criminal Justice Abstracts, EBSCO and ERIH PLUS.
The development of the Olympic site in East London represents the physical manifestation of change that the 2012 games has brought to the city. Cutting edge architecture and environmental sustainability rank highly on the developers’ speciﬁcations for the new site. From the new physical structures and their intended and long term uses to the overall environmental impact of these physical changes; the changing physical landscape in East London cannot be ignored. It is an exploration of all these issues, which will be the focus of my article.