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.

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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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English Hedonists

English Hedonists

The artist Carrie Reichardt is part of this group, probably its main artist, "Mad in England" being her trademark. 2018: Via Facebook Carrie kindly confirmed that she had made this series for a co...

Group, History, Humour

7 memorials
George Lillie Craik

George Lillie Craik

Born Kennoway, Fife. Literary scholar and writer. Created professor of English literature and history at Queen’s College, Belfast in 1849. Buried at Holywood, near Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Person, Education, History, Literature, Ireland, Scotland

1 memorial
John Richard Green

John Richard Green

Historian. Born in Oxford. Took orders and was vicar of St Philip's, Stepney. Became a librarian in Lambeth and wrote a number of history books, e.g. "A History of the English People", "The Making ...

Person, History

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