Olympic Rings Unveiled On Tyne Bridge

12 June 2012, 14:32 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

The largest set of giant Olympic Rings yet has been unveiled on the Tyne Bridge.

The unveiling of the rings coincides with the arrival of the Olympic Flame in the North East and kick starts Newcastle and Gateshead's London 2012 celebrations.

The torch will arrive at the Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside on Friday 15th June ahead of a huge evening celebration.

The Rings have been installed on the iconic Tyne Bridge - one of the most recognisable panoramas in the UK.

They're made of aluminium and are approximately 25m wide by 12m high making them the largest set of metal Olympic Rings in the UK.

Each Ring has a width of 720mm and will be 375mm in depth.