Work begins on Paris 2024 Olympic Village
Leisure Opportunities
Job search
Job Search
see all jobs
Latest job opportunities
Parkwood Leisure
£8.21 per hour
Crawley, UK
star job
Vibrant Partnerships
£21,477 - £25,759
Lee Valley VeloPark, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, East London
Lex Leisure
Competitive
Erith, UK
Sefton Council
£21,589 – 24,799
Bootle, UK
Norton House Hotel and Spa
Competitive salary plus benefits
Norton House Hotel & Spa

Work begins on Paris 2024 Olympic Village

Job opportunities
Sport Aberdeen
Up to £25,000 per annum
location: Citywide Sports Centres
Armagh City Banbridge & Craigavon BC
£53,727 - £ 56,858 per annum
location: Craigavon, UK
Nottingham City Council
£28,785 rising to £30,507
location: Nottingham, UK
more jobs

Construction work has begun on the Athletes Village for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The 51-hectare site in the Seinte-Saint-Denis district in north Paris will accommodate up to 17,000 athletes and team officials during the Games.

The Village will be built close to the Olympic Stadium and the Aquatics Centre – two venues in which an estimated 30 per cent of the total number of athletes will compete.

The project is led by Solideo, a public sector organisation tasked with financing, supervising and delivering the Olympic facilities.

The masterplan for the village was created by French architect Dominique Perrault.

Within the Village will be the Cite du Cinema film studio complex, which will be maintained as a focal point in the redevelopment. It will accommodate the main dining hall and will become the core around which the different infrastructures and services will be located.

The Village concept combines contemporary urban planning, innovative architecture, and landscape design, all within a framework of sustainability.

After the Games, the site will feature around 3,500 apartments and will be fully integrated into its surroundings with extensive leisure, commercial, community and educational facilities.

The Athletes' Village is one of two major projects to be built specifically for the Olympics – the other being the Aquatics Centre.

The Athletes Village is expected to take around three years to complete.

In the words of the developers:

Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organising Committee

Located some 7km north of the centre of Paris, overlapping the communes of Saint-Denis, Ile Saint-Denis and Saint-Ouen and less than five minutes away from the Stade de France, the village will be the epicentre of the Paris 2024 design.

Comprised within a radius of 500m, the compactness of the village makes it functional and ideal for athletes.

It includes three main areas: the Olympic Village Plazza, an international zone open onto the Seine river, a residential area around the Cité du Cinéma, and an operational area connected to the road networks. The village will be served by the future hub of the Greater Paris underground.

This exceptional 51-hectare site will help athletes perform. Aside from those training at their competition venues, 100 per cent of the athletes will train within 20 minutes from the Village, and 60 per cent of those will train within the Village itself. 85 per cent of athletes will be accommodated less than 30 minutes away from their competition venue.

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Construction work has begun on the Athletes Village for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
CLD,SAR,PAC,PRO,ARC,DES,PUB
imagesX/THUMB343570_629753_155362.jpg

More News

1 - 15 of 42,203
14 Nov 2019
Disability sports charity Activity Alliance has called on political parties to commit to giving disabled people "equal opportunities to live full and active lives". Publishing ... More
14 Nov 2019
LBA have created a pod hostel in a listed building that was originally designed as police chambers with holding cells and courtroom facilities. Called 1a ... More
13 Nov 2019
Beachbody – the global fitness brand behind Insanity and P90X – has announced that it is to axe Beachbody Live, its instructor training and group ... More
12 Nov 2019
Singapore's Pomeroy Studio, Arup and national sporting body Sport Singapore have created a masterplan for an 89ha (220ac) sustainable sports and recreation destination around the ... More
12 Nov 2019
German city Munich will host the 2022 European Championships following unanimous approval of its bid by the participating European sports federations. Held first time in ... More
12 Nov 2019
Boutique fitness operator 1Rebel has partnered with Technogym to develop an at-home indoor cycling platform to rival the likes of Peloton. The new Ride Live ... More
MyZone
MyZone
11 Nov 2019
Sport England has published an update on its digital strategy, in which the grassroots organisation offers insight into its handling of Spogo, a now defunct ... More
11 Nov 2019
BuckleyGrayYeoman are to convert a former ice factory, coachworks and power station to house 30,000sq ft (2,800sq m) of restaurant units, retail space and offices ... More
11 Nov 2019
A new all-in-one digital platform will begin offering certified, trainer-led live group fitness classes in tandem with personalised nutrition programming and wellness tracking. Called Openfit, ... More
11 Nov 2019
Peloton co-founder and CEO John Foley has admitted that he is baffled as to why shares in the company have "gone backwards" since its IPO ... More
11 Nov 2019
Construction work has been competed on the Ariake Gymnastics Centre, one of the main venues of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The 12,000-capacity ... More
08 Nov 2019
Seattle-based studio Best Practice Architecture has created a new gym with innovative design touches and thoughtful use of materials and colour. The 7,750sq ft (720m) ... More
Focus Training
Focus Training
08 Nov 2019
A study assessing the impact of physical inactivity on national economies has suggested that if all adults aged 18-64 walked just 15 minutes more a ... More
08 Nov 2019
Clymb Abu Dhabi, the new sports and leisure attraction on Abu Dhabi's Yas Island, is to open on 29 November 2019, according to owner Miral. ... More
07 Nov 2019
A Monopoly live experience is to open in London next year, kicking off a new partnership between brand holder Hasbro and theatre producer Selladoor Worldwide. ... More
Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS)
Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS)
1 - 15 of 42,203
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Metropolitan University