2016 marks the 10th year since the last season of events were held at the Eastway Cycle Circuit when the beloved cycle venue was wiped away with the holding of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Opened in June 1975 the Lee Valley Eastway Cycle Racing Circuit celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2000 and few would have doubted that it would not be standing for another 25 years. All looked safe as it sat on protected metropolitan land, but the decision by the Olympic movement to award the games to London unleashed powerful forces and money that saw homes, business’s, allotments, greenspaces and Eastway Cycle Circuit bulldozed…

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