Stories from the docks
Join the Docks returns: Call for submissions to Join the Docks Autumn Programme is now open!
Today, the Royal Docks Team has announced applications are now open for projects to be included in its Join the Docks Autumn Programme.
Keystone and GLA property secures green light for new Thameside Neighbourhood at Royal Docks
Plans for a major new Thameside neighbourhood at West Silvertown, London E16, have been approved by the Deputy Mayor for Planning at a public hearing at which it was resolved to grant planning permission for the new masterplan.
The Greenwich and Docklands International Festival announces 2020 Programme
The Greenwich and Docklands International Festival has announced plans to stage a large-scale event celebrating the NHS and as a memorial to the people who have died during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Totally Thames 2020 celebrates river art and creativity around the world
Totally Thames 2020 is back for an uplifting festival celebrating the river at the heart of the city, which connects us to places far and wide.
Tour de Docks: get cycling with Brompton Bike Hire
Still water, broad pavements, wheels for hire, and not a car in sight — all the ingredients for a cycling holiday in Europe. Except this is Royal Victoria Dock.
Mayor launches consultation on relocating City Hall to the Royal Docks
This morning the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan announced a consultation on plans for the Greater London Authority (GLA) to move its current base of operations from London's South Bank to a potential new headquarters at The Crystal building in the Royal Docks.
Good Growth Fund: innovative and transformative projects to be supported through new landmark programme
The Royal Docks is one of London’s most unique locations, home to a diverse range of people and businesses, and an area with the potential to become globally recognised for its approach to urban renewal.
What’s next for Thames Barrier Park?
It’s a nature sanctuary, a playground, a spot to watch the barrier in action, a Green Flag award-winner and, of course, the area’s stunning gym-with-a-view. But what’s next for the Royal Docks’ largest green space?
Funding package for Silvertown Quays announced by Homes England
Homes England has agreed funding packages totalling £309m to accelerate construction at three major London housing developments, one of which is Silvertown Quays in the Royal Docks in Newham.
Never alone: how Fight for Peace is beating isolation
How do you combine contact sports with social distancing? North Woolwich martial arts club Fight for Peace is stepping up to a new challenge: lockdown.
#LondonTogether: meet three Royal Docks neighbours who are going the distance
From Royal Albert Wharf’s giant rainbow to the LDEUTC student 3D-printing thousands of visors for the NHS, our Royal Docks neighbours are going above and beyond to make a difference. Here are three of their stories.
Newham Heritage Month celebrates home in Newham
Listen closely, and every street has a story to tell. Newham Heritage Month is back this June.