Phase one of Silvertown Quays gets go-ahead

Phase one of Silvertown Quays gets go-ahead

Planning permission has been granted for the first phase of the £3.5 billion Silvertown Quays development on the Royal Docks. This will include extensive renovation of the iconic Millennium Mills which will be transformed into a large-scale entrepreneurial hub to...
Developer expresses worry over future of ABP

Developer expresses worry over future of ABP

​The future of the Advanced Business Park in the Royal Docks is clouded by doubt after the developer revealed his concerns over the impact of Brexit. The ABP, which is a centrepiece of Docklands regeneration, has seen commercial activity slow as a result of...
Artist remembers the age of the people’s docks

Artist remembers the age of the people’s docks

​​​​Artist Jessie Brennan has been commissioned to develop four new, temporary public artworks around the Royal Docks. From September, the artworks will stand at four “gateway” sites at the Royal Docks, home of University of East London’s Docklands...
Celebrity cyber psychologist joins UEL

Celebrity cyber psychologist joins UEL

​​​​​​​The cyber psychologist who inspired a hit CSI TV franchise has joined the University of East London (UEL) as an Honorary Professor. Dr Mary Aiken tweeted, “Delighted to become an Honorary Professor at UEL in the Department of Law and Criminology. Looking...
Feel the sand under your feet

Feel the sand under your feet

If you’re a sun worshipper there’s a new place to catch the rays. London’s largest urban beach is back for its fifth year, offering a tiny taste of the seaside at the western end of the Royal Docks until August 31. The stretch of sandy beach provides...