'Bolt factor' boosts footfall at Westfield Stratford City

The shopping centre attracted 1.2 million visitors last week to mark the highest footfall week since the London 2012 Olympics.

As Westfield Stratford City reprised its role as “gateway to the games”, visitors were up 29% year-on-year over the 10 day event.

Westfield Stratford City broke UK footfall records when it attracted 47 million people in its first year – nine million during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. It set another British best last September when figures revealed it had drawn…