London

May 15 2014

LONDON is a leading global city. It is the political, economic and cultural capital of Britain.

London's history stretches back over thousands of years and its’ world-class tourist attractions are renowned across the globe. The Queen's official residence is at Buckingham Palace and London is also home to the Houses of Parliament, historic home of the UK government. The city also boasts four World Heritage Sites: the Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, Maritime Greenwich and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

London is hugely diverse around 230 languages are spoken and there is a wealth of different cultures and communities throughout the capital. Whether you head to the West End, Westfield Stratford City or a quirky London market, there's a huge range of places to experience new things, buy gifts, or try the latest fashion and food trends.

More information on London is available at the official visitor guide website:

www.visitlondon.com

 

 

 

About the UCI Track Cycling World Cup London

The UCI Track World Cup is a season long winter track cycling competition run by the UCI. The London round of the event takes place at the Lee Valley VeloPark and is the second round of the series. The event includes all of the Olympic Track Cycling events that you might have seen during the games in London 2012 where the athletes from British Cycling performances exceeded all expectation. The World Cup is delivered by British Cycling, to find out more about membership of British Cycling, click here.