The capital is already benefitting from the sporting and
social legacy that Balfour Beatty and the London Youth
Games has been building over the past six years and this
will be further enhanced during this Olympic year. Tens of
thousands of young people in London are to be given wider
sporting opportunities in 2012 as the London Youth Games
Foundation unveils the biggest competition programme in its
The 2012 Balfour Beatty London Youth Games will include 80
competitions - 20 more than 2011 - enabling thousands more
young Londoners to take part in competitive sport.
The 2012 Games will feature 30 sports, over 25 major event
days involving youngsters from all 33 London boroughs. It
will also host the UK's largest regional disability sports
programme and offers volunteering opportunities across the
Balfour Beatty is playing a major role in preparing London
for the 2012 Olympics. Our legacy includes the construction
of the Aquatics Centre, a 10-year estates and facilities
management contract for the Olympic Park and the operation
of the stunning new ArcelorMittal Orbit visitor attraction.
We are also actively involved in upgrading London's road
and rail network.
These achievements, together with our ongoing commitment to
the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games, are enabling us to
make a significant contribution to the Government's
Olympic Legacy goals.
Our significant investment in the London Youth Games is a
key part of Balfour Beatty's broader corporate social
responsibility programme and helps to achieve our corporate
commitment to contributing to the communities in which we