Big Blue, the Olympic Broadcast Services tower designed, assembled and commissioned for London 2012, has been saved from the scrap heap.
Home to broadcasters from five continents, Big Blue consisted of 10 studios 11m above the ground along with six covered stand-up positions and 500sq m of concession space on the ground floor during Games Time
Rushmans Broadcast Structures, which provided and managed facilities for ESPN, NBC and others for the Olympics, has secured rights to provide the studios in their entirety or as groups of individual modules across UK and all international markets. Discussions with a number of major event organisers are already underway.
“Big Blue was manufactured to the highest possible broadcast standards and purpose built for onward use by the broadcast industry,” account director, Andy Clark, said.
“The modular design ensures flexibility and [the units] can be reused almost in their entirety, shipped easily, quickly and relocated with ease anywhere the event broadcast market has a requirement.”