Stories from the docks
Have your say: Extending the Docklands Light Railway
Transport for London would like to hear your views about our proposal to extend the Docklands Light Railway.
People Powering the Royal Docks
From painting in the park to rowing in the Royal Docks, youth-leadership to peer support, an exciting range of projects have received residents’ votes in the Royal Docks.
Unlocking innovation and pioneering research in green technology
A conversation with Robert De Jong: Director of the Royal Docks Centre for Sustainability
Caramel Rock – designing dreams for young Londoners
Steve Deidrick, Operations Manager for Caramel Rock, tells us about the charity’s fantastic work with young Londoners and their exciting collaboration with Formula E.
Royal Docks Charity: 100,000 young people engaged in 15-Year Partnership with Metropolitan Police
Royal Docks based charity Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) is celebrating its 15-year partnership with the Metropolitan Police on their award-winning ‘Carry A Basketball Not A Blade’ (CABNAB) initiative.
Hive Heroes: Royal Docks Honey Harvest
This week a bounty of honey, produced by the Royal Docks’ resident community of honeybees, was delivered to the Community Food Enterprise.
Art & Culture
Free things to do in the Royal Docks
There are so many ways you can have a great time in the Royal Docks without spending a penny. Check out our guide to some of the best things to do in the area completely free!
Revitalising post-industrial areas: sharing lessons and insights in City Planning
Malmö is a major destination sharing the same aim as London to develop with the existing heritage assets at the forefront of development.
Meet Bianca Frimpong, founder and Managing Director of The Community Shop Newham
We caught up with Bianca Frimpong, founder and Managing Director of The Community Shop Newham. She shared her journey to creating an independent gift shop with a difference in the Royal Docks.
A New Vision for Beckton Gasworks
Once the largest gasworks in Europe, employing 4,500 people and supplying 4.5 million customers at its peak, it closed in 1969 with the advent of natural gas.
Art & Culture
New public art inspired by the nature and wildlife of Royal Albert Wharf
A striking new piece of public art, inspired by the natural environment, has been unveiled in Royal Albert Wharf.