Olympic Rings Unveiled At St Pancras

3 March 2011, 20:04

A set of giant Olympic rings has been unveiled at St Pancras Station.

Londoners and visitors travelling through St Pancras International tonight witnessed the unveiling of the first set of giant Olympic Rings.  

The display was revealed by Seb Coe, Chair of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, Mayor of London Boris Johnson, London 2012 Olympic mascot Wenlock and children from Christ Church Primary School in the London Borough of Camden at a special event in the station.

Built in Hitchin, Hertfordshire over 4 weeks by a team of 25 people, the aluminium Rings measure 20 metres wide by 9 metres high and weigh 2,300 kilograms.

They were taken to the station by lorry in 39 separate parts before being assembled and installed over 7 nights.