Exploring the river’s industrial history: Architecture on the Thames East tour
This blustery boat tour by Open City reveals secrets of the city’s past in a way that only the water can.
London Festival of Architecture: what to see in the Royal Docks
The biggest annual architecture festival opens this Saturday, and the Royal Docks is one of its four hubs. Feeling spoilt for choice? Here are some places to begin.
Flying the flag for the Royal Docks' seafaring history
How the Royal Docks' logo harks back to its nautical history.
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.
A tour of Tate & Lyle’s raw sugar mountain
Piles of a brown and white sandy substance rise higher than the average house and then some.
The silk that fell from the sky
Amid the horrors of war, there are also always tales of remarkable escapes.
Tackling health inequality with singing, shopping, and a hot lunch
Meet the extraordinary founder of Newham Chinese Association.
The smells of Silvertown
Factories brought employment into the neighbourhood, and with them came the smell.