Stories from the docks
Newham Heritage Month celebrates home in Newham
Listen closely, and every street has a story to tell. That’s why we’re delighted that Newham Heritage Month is back this June.
#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.
Rock around the Docks
Dresses that swish splendidly aren’t one of the Royal Docks’ best-known exports. But they should be. Right here near Royal Victoria Dock are hidden the headquarters of one of Britain’s hottest vintage brands.
Behind the scenes: the Royal Docks responds to Covid-19
The response to Covid-19 has taken skill, sacrifice and community spirit across the Royal Docks.
ExCeL London launches as NHS Nightingale Hospital
On the 24th of March, the government announced plans to transform ExCeL London into a temporary hospital, with capacity for up to 4,000 patients should it be needed.
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.
Connect, adapt, inspire: where to find and give support in the Royal Docks community
With London on lockdown during the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve all seen huge changes to our daily lives. People and organisations across the Royal Docks are stepping in both with practical help and inspiring ideas.
Art & Culture
Step inside Royal Albert Wharf’s new empathetic art piece
The Royal Docks’ latest piece of public art allows passers-by to consider the world from the perspective of another.
Art & Culture
New movement studio founded by acclaimed dancer and choreographer launches in Royal Docks
House of Mass, opened its doors on Monday 13 January within the iconic Silver Building at Silvertown, in London’s Royal Docks.
Join the Docks
This August, everyone is invited to discover the Royal Docks. Experience the area’s beautiful water, parks, and outside spaces with a month of exciting activities.
Our public realm programme is turning infrastructure into a new piece of the city
The Royal Docks’ landscape was built around a single activity: shipping. Now, this is a place where people live, work, and visit. Here’s how our Public Realm Works Programme is transforming the area into a varied and integrated part of London.