Prince Philip visits London 2012 Olympic Park

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HRH Prince Philip donned his hard-hat and high-visibility vest for a tour of the London 2012 Olympic Park on Friday.

The Duke of Edinburgh put aside his 89th birthday plans to scale the Olympic Stadium with London 2012 boss Seb Coe and Olympic Delivery Authority chairman John Armitt.

The London 2012 site in Stratford, East London, is taking shape as impressive recent photos have shown and it is firmly on track to meet its construction targets.