Dragon Boat festival brings colour to the Docks

Dragon Boat festival brings colour to the Docks

​​One of the most colourful​ events of the Royal Docks calendar takes place this Sunday (30 June) when the Dragon Boat Festival returns. Teams from across London, including many from City firms, drum and heave across the water while at the Dockside, up to 10,000...
London City Airport commits to emissions target

London City Airport commits to emissions target

London City Airport has committed to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The Royal Docks hub has today (26 June) joined an industry-wide commitment in keeping with the UK Government’s own pledge. As part of its current £500 million transformation, LCY has...
Totally unusual ship to make summer stopover

Totally unusual ship to make summer stopover

The Royal Docks will play host to the Ship of Tolerance in August as part of the Totally Thames festival. The visit by the floating installation is one of a number of highlights that festival organiser Thames Festival Trust has released ahead of its full programme...
What’s happening now to revive the Royal Docks?

What’s happening now to revive the Royal Docks?

News that the Royal Docks has reached a significant milestone in its regeneration will come as little surprise to people who live in the area. Already, the Royal Wharf is shooting up, the London City Airport has begun its multi-million-pound upgrade, the Asian...
Campaigners make plans to disrupt Excel arms fair

Campaigners make plans to disrupt Excel arms fair

Protesters plan to lay siege to the Excel exhibition centre , in Docklands, for a week next week in an attempt to disrupt a major arms fair. The DSEI Conference, the world’s largest, heads to east London every two years, each time drawing a coalition of campaigners,...
DLR comes under pressure as trains avoid key stations

DLR comes under pressure as trains avoid key stations

DLR stations serving south London are likely to be busy next week because of a knock-on from Network Rail works, says TfL. Southeastern Trains are not serving Charing Cross, Waterloo East or London Bridge because between Saturday, August 26, and Saturday, September 2,...