Group    From 1981  To 1997

London Docklands Development Corporation

Categories: History, Property

London Docklands Development Corporation

Picture source: London Remembers

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.

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
London Docklands Development Corporation

Creations Information

Brunel's Engine House

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

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Hydraulic lock gate engine

Hydraulic Lock Gate Engine This machinery was installed in 1902, at the time ...

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Hydraulic sluice

Hydraulic Sluice The sluice gate inside this pit was raised and lowered using...

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Other Subjects

London Tea History Association

London Tea History Association

Founded to record and commemorate over 335 years of the World’s tea trade in London. Feb 2018 City Matters reported that "a statue recognising the City’s pivotal position in the tea trade planned ...

Group, Commerce, Food & Drink, History

2 memorials
Alan D. Savage

Alan D. Savage

MBE DFM.   RAF bomber pilot.  Designed the Croydon Aerodrome WW2 memorial and was nstrumental in having it erected.

Person, History, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Jamestown Foundation of the Commonwealth of Virginia

Jamestown Foundation of the Commonwealth of Virginia

We don't think this is connected to the Jamestown Foundation based in Washington DC.  We think it must be/have been a group interested in promoting the history of the early settlement of America.

Group, History, USA

1 memorial
The International Churchill Society

The International Churchill Society

A society set up to provide a forum to bring together all those with an interest in commemorating the life and advancing the legacy of British statesman Sir Winston Churchill.

Group, Community / Clubs, History

1 memorial
Friends of the Forgotten Irish

Friends of the Forgotten Irish

The Irish Post has a photo of a similar plaque erected by this group in Dublin.

Group, Community / Clubs, History, Ireland

1 memorial