When the proposed women’s history museum in Shadwell turned out to be a Jack the Ripper tourist trap, plans were set up to create an actual woman’s history museum.
A major road linking parts of Essex to London could be buried in a tunnel if plans by Barking and Dagenham Council are approved.
Although the Thames Barrier is the most famous of London’s flood defenses, it’s only one of 36 industrial floodgates built to protect London — and one of the more distinctive is the Barking Creek Barrier.
A listed modernist railway station is set to be restored to its original 1950s appearance.
TfL has formally awarded the contract that will let construction of the London Overground extension to Barking Riverside commence next year.
Permission has been given for the London Overground to be extended to a new housing development at Barking riverside.
In 2008, the incoming Mayor of London scrapped plans for a DLR extension to Dagenham Dock. In 2014, the outgoing Mayor of London announced plans for a London Overground extension, almost to Dagenham Dock.