Thames wharves set for cargo comeback

Construction work to return two East London wharves to operation in 2022 is underway, in a £2.6 million programme of improvement works for the Port of London Authority (PLA). One hundred steel piles, each 22.5 metres long and weighing five tonnes are being driven into the 200-metre-long quayside at the adjoining Plaistow and Royal Primrose wharfs in Newham, East London. The piles will provide a stable platform for a new ... [+]

Museum show explains why London’s river still matters

A new Museum of London Docklands exhibition will help remind Londoners - and others - not only of the Port of London’s past glories but of the vital it continues to play in the life of the city. Drawing upon the extensive archives of the Port of London Authority, it will ... [+]

London to build first shipyard in a century

The Port of London Authority (PLA) is working with property developers, London & Regional, and the Royal Docks Team to build a shipyard on the Thames. Once, London’s river was teeming with boat building and repair yards but the site at Albert Island in Newham will be the first to be ... [+]

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