Call-out for contributions
The Royal Docks has a brand new website. Here we’re celebrating everything the area has to offer: the people and businesses that make it unique, its remarkable history, its hidden stories – and the best places to spend a sunny Sunday.
Perhaps you live here or work here. Perhaps you know the place like the back of your hand, or just moved in last week.
Either way, the Royal Docks needs you.
We’re looking for recommendations. What makes this a unique part of London? And where is top of your list for a picnic, a coffee, or a rainy afternoon? Email our editor, or leave us comment on Facebook.
We’re also on the look-out for talent. If you’re a photographer, writer, or other creative, and are interested in getting involved, please send over a portfolio or a couple of samples of your work to the email address above, and tell us about your connection with the area.
Stories from around the docks
Open water calling
On show now at this interactive exhibition, the illustrations of Matt Ponting capture quintessential local landmarks in quirky lines and colours. Yet it’s not just his art that’s peculiar to the Royal Docks.
Five secrets from Royal Docks history
From Canning Town's answer to Coca-Cola to the music legend who busked in Woolwich foot tunnel.