Chris Wise b.1956, Dean Goodliffe b.1969, Mike Taylor b.1961 and Ron Webb b.1932
Chris Wise, Dean Goodliffe, Mike Taylor and Ron Webb (left to right) were responsible for the design and delivery of the Velodrome. Wise, founding director of the innovative award-winning practice Expedition Engineering, guided the structural engineering. ISG Divisional director Goodliffe was responsible for the construction of the venue, which includes one of the largest cable-net roofs in the UK. Taylor is an architect and a keen cyclist. As a senior partner at Hopkins Architects he led the multi-disciplinary team responsible for the 2012 Velodrome and Legacy VeloPark. Former Australian cycling champion Webb has installed ﬁfty-two cycling tracks worldwide, including Sydney 2000. He came out of retirement, unable to resist the Olympic Delivery Authority’s challenge to design a super-fast track for London 2012.
‘Building a track is like building a ship inside out.’ Ron Webb