Artist in a studio painting at an easel


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.

Man working on a tapestry

David Hartwright at work

Based in local creative hotspot the Silver Building, Hartwright specialises in cleaning and restoring antique tapestry and needlepoint. Photo at top: an artist at work in RAW Studios.