London Docklands Development Corporation
Group From 1981 To 1997
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.