Stories from the docks
Art & Culture
Explore the Royal Docks: terrific tours and trails
Steeped in history with iconic buildings, striking architecture, vast open spaces, a waterfront like no other and a reputation for innovation, community and creativity, the Royal Docks has it all.
First waterfront apartments complete at Riverscape
Apartments at highly anticipated waterfront development Riverscape are now available to move into, as Ballymore offers Stamp Duty-Free incentive to new buyers.
Creating social value at the Royal Docks in Newham
The Royal Docks is the Mayor of London’s largest land-led project and the regeneration team is focused on “place stewardship”. Future of London visited to find out what it means to create a social value legacy.
The Royal Docks: a beacon for the London Living Wage
To mark Living Wage Week 2023, the Royal Docks Team, in partnership with Newham Council, Lendlease and the Living Wage Foundation, hosted a celebratory and networking event at City Hall.
Royal Docks Rain Garden
Did you know the Royal Docks is currently home to one of the largest Rain Gardens in the country? The Rain Garden is an integral part of a larger initiative led by Newham Council in collaboration with the Royal Docks Team to improve the Royal Docks Corridor.
Art & Culture
Launch of the fifth edition of the Pews & Perches Design Competition
The Royal Docks Team has launched its fifth round of the prestigious Pews and Perches design competition in partnership with the London Festival of Architecture.
My love affair with the Royal Docks
Local resident, Momtaz Begum-Hossain may already be a familiar face. Her work has featured in titles such as The Stylist, Cosmopolitan and Elle.
Heritage and history
Embrace the chill: how to enjoy the water in winter
Winter is approaching, the clocks have gone back and the temperature is dropping. While it’s a wrap for the Royal Docks packed programme of summer activities and the days of deckchair dozing may feel like a distant memory, there are still many ways to enjoy the water during the colder months.
Future of London Field Trip
The Royal Docks Team hosted a field trip as part of the Future of London's Unlocking Social Value Programme. Delegates from the built environment sector across the capital visited different sites in the Royal Docks hearing from our partners.
A playful public realm for Royal Albert Wharf
Two new play areas, improved walking and cycling routes and the revival of a scenic riverside pathway are connecting communities and making the most of this remarkable waterside neighbourhood.