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London Docklands Development Corporation

Picture source: London Remembers

London Docklands Development Corporation

Group  From 1981  To 1997

Categories: Property, History

We did not initially recognise this logo, on at least 8 plaques in the Surrey Docks area, and maybe others elsewhere. We tried Google's image search and the results made us laugh; being an array of cute white animals: puppies, cows, cats, ponies, dinosaurs ....

A quango agency set up by the U.K. Government to regenerate the depressed docklands area of east London. It helped to create Canary Wharf, Surrey Quays shopping centre, London City Airport, the Excel Exhibition Centre and the Docklands Light Railway. It was formally wound up in 1997, under a process called "dedesignation" and its powers reverted to the London Boroughs.

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London Docklands Development Corporation

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52107

Brunel's Engine House

Brunel's engine house The tunnel shaft and pumping house for Marc Brunel's tu...

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75973

James Walker

{On the front of the plinth:} James Walker, 1781 - 1862 Engineer Greenland Do...

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