Limmo Peninsula

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Crossrail ventilation shaft crowned in purple wildflowers
Crossrail ventilation shaft crowned in purple wildflowers

Crossrail ventilation shaft crowned in purple wildflowers

A ventilation and access shaft for the Elizabeth line at Canning Town has been covered in purple wildflowers, supplied by the same firm that laid out the wildflower meadows for the London 2012 Olympics.

Jun
18
2018
Crossrail building site to become site for 1,500 new homes
Crossrail building site to become site for 1,500 new homes

Crossrail building site to become site for 1,500 new homes

A plot of land in East London that's currently a Crossrail building site has been earmarked as a site for 1,500 new homes.

Feb
06
2018
Crossrail, Battleships and West Ham Football Club
Crossrail, Battleships and West Ham Football Club

Crossrail, Battleships and West Ham Football Club

One of Crossrail's construction sites has revealed a wealth of history about East London's industrial past, and the origins of one of its current football clubs.

Jul
03
2016
Crossrail tunnelling machine Jessica completes her journey
Crossrail tunnelling machine Jessica completes her journey

Crossrail tunnelling machine Jessica completes her journey

Crossrail’s tunnel boring machine Jessica has completed a new train tunnel from Limmo Peninsula, near Canning Town, breaking into Victoria Dock Portal in east London.

Aug
12
2014
Crossrail TBM gets police escort through East London
Crossrail TBM gets police escort through East London

Crossrail TBM gets police escort through East London

You're a tunnel boring machine quietly boring your way under London, when suddenly you get a police escort!

Apr
09
2014
A few Crossrail construction site photos
A few Crossrail construction site photos

A few Crossrail construction site photos

Just a few photos taken the other day when out rambling last week.

May
04
2013
A look at some deep Crossrail tunnel shafts
A look at some deep Crossrail tunnel shafts

A look at some deep Crossrail tunnel shafts

A short walk from Canning Town tube and DLR station two vast holes have been dug into the ground by Crossrail, and in the not too distant future, one is to be filled back in again.

Jul
24
2012