New superclub and culture hub will revive warehouses

New superclub and culture hub will revive warehouses

The Beams, opening October 1, will occupy a 55,000sq ft site between the Royal Docks and the river, using spaces near the Tate & Lyle factory The Royal Docks is getting a new superclub and “Centre for New Culture” rising out of some unpromising land near the Tate...
Mayor pulls plug on £1bn Asian business park dream

Mayor pulls plug on £1bn Asian business park dream

The dream of an Asian business park (ABP) on the Royal Docks is dead. Or dying. Or dormant. But mostly, we must assume, dead. It all started with such promise. The vision was a gateway, with the rich, outward-looking Chinese, in the heat of economic expansion, setting...
Mayor heralds rebirth of Silvertown showpiece

Mayor heralds rebirth of Silvertown showpiece

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has heralded the start of a new era for London’s historic Royal Docks as work gets underway on the new £3.5billion Silvertown neighbourhood. On a visit to the area’s Millennium Mills today, the Mayor was shown the vision for the area as...
Canary Wharf looks to evolve life science cluster

Canary Wharf looks to evolve life science cluster

Canary Wharf is taking the next step in its move away from finance – with its next major venture branching into life sciences. Europe’s largest commercial lab building will feature as the first phase of a health and life sciences cluster at North Quay, neighbouring...