Stories from the docks
Planning Permission secured for new theatre to house Soldier of Orange - The Musical in London.
New Venue to be named Royal Docks Theatre
E16 goes green: have your say about new trees and Thames Barrier Park
The Royal Docks is gaining hundreds more trees — and that’s just the beginning. Comment on our planting programme and improvements to Thames Barrier Park.
The Windjammer is opening on 12th March
With spring (nearly!) in the air and the banks of the Thames increasingly being the ideal spot to enjoy a coffee in the morning or a perfectly poured pint after work, what better time to announce the opening of a brand new pub to the heart of Royal Wharf!
ExCeL London set to celebrate its 20th year with more than 20 new shows
One of the largest and most versatile exhibition centres in London, ExCeL London has just unveiled a list of twenty-four relocated or new shows to celebrate 20 years in the Royal Docks.
ExCeL London partners with inspirational sixth form centre in Newham
ExCeL London today announced a partnership with the London Academy of Excellence (LAE), a sixth form centre based in Stratford, London.
Newham Council’s new Community Wealth Building Strategy launched
Demonstrating its commitment to pursuing economic, social and environmental justice so that long-term prosperity, wellbeing and fairness for all Newham residents is achieved, and its response to the Climate Emergency is progressed.
Mayor of London and Mayor of Newham visit Salisbury Primary School with Formula E driver Sam Bird
Students at Salisbury Primary School in Newham were treated to a visit from Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and Mayor of Newham, Rokhsana Fiaz.
Royal Albert Dock confirmed as final destination for global Clipper Yacht Race
The famous Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has announced that Royal Albert Dock will be the finishing point for the final leg of the global race.
Art & Culture
Innovation in the Royal Docks PechaKucha
Exciting times lie ahead for the Royal Docks. With a varied line-up of speakers, the Innovation in the Royal Docks PechaKucha, the first event in NLA’s Royal Docks programme, gave a snapshot of the creativity and dynamism re-energising the area and of the people working to make it happen.
What’s new in the Royal Docks?
Exercise, book clubs, and homemade cake – here's our round up of all that's new in the Royal Docks.
Newham’s hall of fame: eight of the borough’s notable names
Can you guess Newham's most famous residents past and present?
Good work: meet Charlie from Well Bean Co
The Royal Docks has its own Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Meet Well Bean Co, the local chocolate company that wants to help people.