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Docklands, London

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London Docklands is the riverfront and former docks in London. It is located in inner east and southeast London, in 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. After the docks closed, the area had become derelict and poverty-ridden by the 1980s. The Docklands' regeneration began later that decade; it has 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 and has since been almost universally adopted. The redevelopment created wealth, but also led to some conflict between the new and old communities in the area.
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  • Stayed for westlife at the 02 and had a good stay... excellent customer service from Waleed and junaid specifically... the hotel was clean and tidy. We have back after the concert and had some drinks....  more »
  • Well, matey, this is where the rubber meets the road and work gets done. Nothing fancy. Port Tilbury is in the area (or so they tell us "hired hands") and we loads them up and unloads them...  more »

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