Our campers haven’t even arrived yet but the site is already abuzz with the arrival of the tents and teams behind the CIL camp.
We met the fencing contractors onsite bright and early Monday morning and begun the task of securing the site. Check. Our marquees, arriving Tuesday, were the next item on the busy agenda for the week! These were erected over the course of the next two days while the team busily built (with hammers and drills!) the floors and furniture for these areas.
Camp In London Gets a “Sehr Gut” Thumbs Up From German Network
Not only has Camp In London received interest from hundreds of keen Olympic ticket holders but its affordable accommodation options have also struck a note with the media worldwide.
Last month Australia’s national ‘Breakfast’ show ran a story on Camp In London, calling it ‘the perfect place, ten minutes from the Olympic stadium’. The network was so impressed with the site that they will be broadcasting live from the campsite during the Olympics.
Now German network, ARD German TV, has caught wind of the popularity of Camp In London and is also looking to broadcast live from the site. ARD is the official German Olympic and Paralympic broadcaster and the primary public network broadcaster in Germany similar to BBC1 here in the UK.
21 Days To Go!
With just 21 days to go Camp In London has been busy locking in final campsite arrangements and orders. Yesterday we were sending out camper information packs and testing out our tents in this great British weather. Today, we are finalising wristband orders and tomorrow we are setting the menues.
In all this madness, somehow, we’ve managed to dig up this story from the friendly folk at Channel Ten (Australia). It aired on the network’s ‘Breakfast’ show on national television last month: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJueUaPX5IY
Book Your Summer Bicycle Hire Now
The 2012 Olympics is an exciting time to be in London and this summer there will be a further 4 million people visiting our capital to celebrate the big event.
With the action of the Olympics taking place in venues all over London, unfortunately there is also expected to be major disruptions on our roads and public transport links. Camp In London has therefore taken an innovative approach to combatting the disruptions.
The 5,000 person per night campsite is well-located, just a 5-10 minute shuttle bus ride from the Olympic Park and 4 miles from central London. It is therefore perfectly positioned to provide eco-friendly solutions to getting around.
Their recent partnership with The London Bicycle Tour Company and Hire My Tandem will see a large fleet of bikes and tandem bikes available for hire at the campsite.
Camp In London’s Green Initiatives
A primary ethos of the London Olympics 2012 is minimal environmental impact and the promotion of sustainability. In celebration and support of this, Camp In London is excited to introduce a number of green initiatives for the 19-day camping festival.
The adoption of a ‘zero to landfill’ policy will see event organisers recycling most of the onsite waste. Everything unsuitable for recycling will be used to create renewable energy.
Teaming up with The London Bicycle Tour Company will allow campers easily to discover the green spaces, explore the local shopping or travel to the Olympics in a quick, easy and green journey.
Camp In London Celebrates 150 Days to Go With a Games Maker Special Deal!
Camp In London Meets Games Makers at Wembley
The team at Camp In London was so pleased to have met so many eager Games Makers at Wembley Arena on Saturday.
Despite the freezing temperatures, cold winds and intermittent rain, they were out in force (in their bright green jumpers), talking to games volunteers and spreading the word about the discount camping up for grabs.
A big thanks to Ellie for introducing herself! Camp In London is looking forward to working with you and your elite team to spread the news about the campsite and all the fantastic facilities they have on offer.
Just to recap, pitch-your-own camping starts from £10pp per night!
Camp In London is also offering FREE changes to bookings, including change of dates and length of stay. And if your engagement requires you to be at the Olympic Park a few days each side of the Games, the campsite will be open to camping for volunteers from 23 July until the 14 August 2012. Just make sure you tell our booking team your requirements.
Please visit the bookings page to make a reservation. For any queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camp In London Offering Discounts for London 2012 Volunteers This Weekend!
This weekend, Camp In London will be at Wembley Arena to spread the word about the Games Maker discounts they have on offer.
Keep an eye for Camp In London staff in bright green jumpers and get all the information you need to make a booking at the 5,000 person/night campsite.
Camp in London is offering 20% off pre-erected tents, usually £40 per person/night or pitch-your-own camping from £10 per person/night.
Camp In London Thrilled to be Working with VisitBritain
Due to the superior location and its varying accommodation and entertainment options, Camp In London has been recognized by VisitBritain as one of the budget accommodation options for summer 2012.
From 26 July – 13 August 2012, the site at Wathamstow E17 8AX will be transformed into one of the largest campsites that London has seen. Offering a number of accommodation options such as pitch-your-own tent, pre-erected tents and luxury camping accommodation, there is something to suit every budget. There are also Wicked Campers pitches available for the keen adventurer who wants to explore what else Britain has on offer.
Shuttle Bus Route Announced!
Camp In London is very excited to announce the shuttle bus route from the campsite to the London 2012 Olympic Park.
In conjunction with the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) and the Waltham Forest Council, the route was configured to provide a fast, effective service to the Park with minimal disruption to local residents and businesses.