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Delaware North in 2015 was appointed to manage the catering operations at The Stadium at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park -- including event-day hospitality catering, the general admission food and beverage offer and the marketing and management of non-match-day conferences and functions.

Delaware North will also be responsible for the marketing, sales and delivery of all stadium tours as part of the venues continued celebrated legacy.

The Stadium, which became famous across the globe during the 2012 London Olympics, will once again be one of the United Kingdom’s most iconic stadiums as it becomes home to a range of events and activities in the coming years, including Premier League team West Ham United FC and UK Athletics.

In 2015, the stadium hosted five Rugby World Cup games before becoming the home of West Ham from the start of the 2016/17 season and the base of UK Athletics hosting the World Athletics Championships in 2017.

“We’re delighted to have been awarded the contract for South Park Stadium,” said Doug Tetley, managing director of Delaware North’s UK operations. “The legacy of the Olympics will forever endow the stadium with fame and prestige and it is an honour that Delaware North will play an integral role in the next stage of the journey.

“We have global experience in providing stadium hospitality and catering with operations across four continents. It is this expertise that Delaware North will bring to South Park Stadium, ensuring that we deliver a world-class service to visitors, fans and spectators in the coming years.”

The contract was awarded following a successful tender in 2014, which sees VINCI Stadium become the official operator of the stadium with Delaware North as the catering and hospitality partner.

The South Park Stadium win is the latest success in the capital with Delaware North are now operating at some of London’s most famous sporting entertainment venues, including Wembley Stadium, Emirates Stadium, Craven Cottage and The Valley.