"Hadleigh Park Olympic Mountain Bike Legacy Project" entered by Chris Blandford Associates
Planning permission was granted in July 2010 for the London 2012 Olympic mountain bike event to be held at Hadleigh Farm in Essex during August 2012.
The Hadleigh Park Olympic Mountain Bike Legacy Project is a unique partnership that capitalised on the opportunity to create a lasting sporting and green infrastructure legacy from the Olympics for the benefit of local communities and visitors.
Further planning permission was secured in January 2013 to transform the Olympic venue into a network of trails suitable for bike riders of all ages and abilities supported by new visitor facilities, which opened in June 2015. Hadleigh Park is the only Olympic mountain bike course in the world open to the public.