Shadwell - Latest news, articles and photos

Shadwell - Latest news, articles and photos


London’s Pocket Parks: Cavell Street Garden, E1

A side street in Shadwell has a small pocket park with gates leading to a space once filled with housing.

Rebuilding Shadwell DLR station

Shadwell has two railway stations right next to each other, for the Overground and the DLR, and yet separate, and unsurprisingly, TfL has looked at how it could merge the two into one.

A brief look inside St Mary’s Cable Street

There’s a rather fine looking church in East London that I have passed on many an occasion with doors locked, but last week, the doors were open, so inside I went.

London’s Alleys: Abel’s Buildings, E1

This is an unmarked alley that runs under the DLR and railway tracks into Fenchurch Street and somehow survives as a narrow smelly dank alley way. So obviously, it’s marvelous.

The memorial to a failed North-East Passage

As motorists journey through the Rotherhithe tunnel, little do they know that there’s a memorial to another greater journey above their heads.