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Location: 
Within the Olympic Park
About: 

The first Riverbank Arena pitch was unveiled in October 2011. To reflect the colours of the Games, the playing field area is London Blue in colour – providing high levels of contrast with the yellow ball – and the pitch surrounds coloured London Pink.

The surrounding structures are set to be built between January and March 2012. The venue will then be ready for the test event in May 2012.

During: 
The Riverbank Arena will have two pitches, one with spectator seating and one for use as a warm-up area. As well as the Olympic Hockey competition, the facility will host Paralympic 5-a-side and 7-a-side Football. London 2012 will be the first time both Olympic Hockey and Paralympic Football are played on a different colour pitch to the traditional green.
After: 
After the Games the Riverbank Arena will move to the north of the Olympic Park, joining a group of facilities in the area known as Eton Manor. It will have 3,000 permanent seats with the ability to increase to up to 15,000 for major events.
Type: 
Olympic Park venue
New/Existing: 
New
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Permanent/Temporary: 
Temporary
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