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Docklands, London

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London Docklands is the name for an area in east and southeast London, England. It forms part of the boroughs of Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham, Newham and Greenwich. The docks were formerly part of the Port of London, at one time the world's largest port. They have now been redeveloped principally for commercial and residential use. The name London Docklands was used for the first time in a government report on redevelopment plans in 1971 but has since become virtually universally adopted. It also created conflict between the new and old communities of the London Docklands.
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  • Had reason to visit East London and the decaying Docklands area of London about 1981 and not impressed. Couldn't be more different nowadays after the regeneration that has been achieved over the last ...  more »
  • Docklands lie east of the City of London and mostly North of the River Thames. The area has transformed so much and is now a major business centre and an increasingly desirable area to live.  more »
  • This district is located in the South-East London. In the past century, the area was upgraded. Walked around the area in the evening, all very nicely highlighted. The district is actively growing, now there's a lot of skyscrapers
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