Group    From 1981  To 1997

London Docklands Development Corporation

Categories: History, Property

London Docklands Development Corporation

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

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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

Daniel Neal, MA

Daniel Neal, MA

Historian.  Born London.  Buried in Bunhill burial ground.

Person, History

1 memorial
Peter Arnold

Peter Arnold

Tenuously connected to Benedict Arnold.  From NBC: "An amateur historian, Arnold thoroughly researched his family lineage and discovered a link to the general - although his own branch of the Arnol...

Person, History

1 memorial
Sir Max Mallowan

Sir Max Mallowan

Archaeologist and second husband of Agatha Christie. Born Wandsworth. Married Christie in 1930. WW2 served in North Africa. After Christie's death Mallowan married a second time. Died Devon.

Person, Friend / family, History, Iraq, Syria

1 memorial
Blackheath Preservation Trust

Blackheath Preservation Trust

One of the oldest building preservation trusts in the United Kingdom. It was founded by members of the newly-formed Blackheath Society as an independent and separate property company. Its original ...

Group, Architecture, Community / Clubs, History

3 memorials
Belsize Residents’ Association

Belsize Residents’ Association

From their website: "The Belsize Residents Association grew out of a campaign in the late 1960s and early 1970s to stop the area being split in two by a motorway."  The group "seek to preserve the ...

Group, Community / Clubs, Gardens / Agriculture, History

1 memorial