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London’s Pocket Parks: Royal Docks floating garden
London’s Pocket Parks: Royal Docks floating garden

London’s Pocket Parks: Royal Docks floating garden

A few weeks ago a new pocket park opened in London, and this one floats on the water.

Nov
04
2021
Consultation seeks to improve cycling and walking in the Royal Docks
Consultation seeks to improve cycling and walking in the Royal Docks

Consultation seeks to improve cycling and walking in the Royal Docks

A study into how to improve walking and cycling around the Royal Docks in east London has opened, and there will be public investigative tours over the next couple of weeks.

Sep
17
2021
Crossrail’s longest artwork is being installed
Crossrail’s longest artwork is being installed

Crossrail’s longest artwork is being installed

At nearly 2km long one of the longest artworks in the UK is currently being installed in East London by Crossrail.

Apr
13
2021
Planning application filed to move City Hall to the Crystal
Planning application filed to move City Hall to the Crystal

Planning application filed to move City Hall to the Crystal

The formal planning application has been filed with Newham Council to convert the Crystal building into a replacement City Hall for London.

Nov
17
2020
London Public Art: Athena
London Public Art: Athena

London Public Art: Athena

This tall grey lady just outside London City Airport is Athena, and she's also the tallest bronze sculpture in the UK.s

Jul
08
2020
London’s Pocket Parks: Royal Victoria Gardens, E16
London’s Pocket Parks: Royal Victoria Gardens, E16

London’s Pocket Parks: Royal Victoria Gardens, E16

This decent sized municipal park in east London was once owned by distant Westminster Abbey, if you go back far enough.

Jan
29
2020
Funding secured for new entrance at Stratford tube station
Funding secured for new entrance at Stratford tube station

Funding secured for new entrance at Stratford tube station

A planned additional entrance to Stratford tube station next to the Jubilee line has secured additional funding from Newham council.

May
17
2019
A temporary museum to the history of Queens Market
A temporary museum to the history of Queens Market

A temporary museum to the history of Queens Market

A small exhibition about the history of East London's Queens Market has popped up inside the market itself.

Jun
28
2014
Tate and Lyle’s staff park in Silvertown
Tate and Lyle’s staff park in Silvertown

Tate and Lyle’s staff park in Silvertown

While Mr Tate of Tate and Lyle is famous for giving a gallery to the country, rather less known is the generosity of the other half of the company - which is manifest in a public park donated by Sir Leonard Lyle.

Mar
11
2012

Exploring Beckton

Yesterday I went to Beckton – not this time for a photo session and general nosy at the industrial stuff – but for honest to goodness shopping. I am currently clearing out unwanted Dr Who video tapes on eBay and

Feb
24
2008