Bidding Procedure Scrapped for 2012 Olympics

4 October 2009 (Last Updated October 4th, 2009 18:30)

Britian's Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has scrapped the framework that backed small architectural practices to bid for 2012 Olympics schemes. Over two years, the ODA laid out a framework to encourage up-and-coming architects to work on up to 50 more-modest Olympic schemes such as ki

Britian's Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has scrapped the framework that backed small architectural practices to bid for 2012 Olympics schemes.

Over two years, the ODA laid out a framework to encourage up-and-coming architects to work on up to 50 more-modest Olympic schemes such as kiosks, street furniture and utility buildings.

But the ODA confirmed that plans for the framework had been ditched, with small and young firms instead having to take their chances against the biggest firms on the ODA's procurement website, CompeteFor.