West India Quay is a part of the London docks lined with 19th-century warehouse buildings, and what you might not have spotted when walking past to the bars or the Museum of London Docklands, is the shopping centre inside.
A collection of some of the finest finds from the Crossrail archeology project have gone on display in a new exhibition in Canary Wharf.
Long before the Isle of Dogs was filled with tower blocks, it was seen as a cheap plot of derelict land, and ideal for sticking a major road bypass through.
In the mid 1980s, a film director decided to make an East-End gangster movie, and set it in the then developing docklands area. It’s also dire — and yet, worth watching as it has finally been released on DVD more than 20 years after its fairly badly receive début on Channel 4.