Filtering: Forgotten Stories
Hear about the Royal Docks’ past in the words of people who lived it. In many cases untold and undocumented, these oral histories of Silvertown and North Woolwich are a collection of remarkable tales that would otherwise be lost to time.
Five secrets from Royal Docks history
From Canning Town's answer to Coca-Cola to the music legend who busked in Woolwich foot tunnel.
In North Woolwich, the ferries are part of the family
History was made as the two new Woolwich ferries began operations transporting passengers and vehicles back and forth across the Thames.
The silk that fell from the sky
Amid the horrors of war, there are also always tales of remarkable escapes.