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DLR extension to Thamesmead gets preliminary funding
DLR extension to Thamesmead gets preliminary funding

TfL has secured funding to carry out more work on plans to extend the DLR from Beckton to Thamesmead.

London Underground’s Bakerloo line extension likely to be delayed
London Underground’s Bakerloo line extension likely to be delayed

The Bakerloo line extension is likely to face a lengthy delay due to the ongoing financial problems at TfL, according to their latest financial forecasts.

There’s a huge model of Thunderbird 4 in Thamesmead
There’s a huge model of Thunderbird 4 in Thamesmead

Sitting on a box outside a large industrial shed in Thamesmead is a very large Thunderbird 4.

Find Thamesmead’s newly added concrete animals
Find Thamesmead’s newly added concrete animals

A row of derelict arches underneath a flyover road gained something rather nice – a menagerie of concrete animals.

Plans to extend DLR to Thamesmead advance
Plans to extend DLR to Thamesmead advance

A consultation has opened looking at plans to extend the DLR from Beckton to Thamesmead, and potentially beyond.

London’s Pocket Parks: Gallions Hill and Reach Park, SE28
London’s Pocket Parks: Gallions Hill and Reach Park, SE28

This riverside park features a tall man made mound surrounded by a cluster of barrows offering views across south-east London.

TfL mulls DLR and Overground extensions to Thamesmead
TfL mulls DLR and Overground extensions to Thamesmead

Long mooted plans to create a cross-river rail link across the Thames in East London are being looked at by TfL.

Five new river crossings announced by the Mayor
Five new river crossings announced by the Mayor

The Mayor of London has outlined aspirations for a number of new river crossings in East London, which is a bit of a north-south barrier at the moment as far as transport is concerned.