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Something lacking!

Had reason to visit East London and the decaying Docklands area of London about 1981 and not... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
bwanamdevu
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Area transformed

Docklands lie east of the City of London and mostly North of the River Thames. The area has... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
nellielim
,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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17 Jul 2017
“Something lacking!”
18 May 2017
“Area transformed”
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

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 20yrs or so with the development of Canary Wharf, the Western Gateway,...More

1  Thank bwanamdevu
Reviewed 18 May 2017

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.

1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We love the area of Shad Thames and over the river to Wapping. Canary Wharf is also good to explore.

Thank hannah j
Reviewed 17 February 2016

'Docklands' is not a discrete district of London but refers mainly to the areas east of The City and Bankside which were formerly the 'beating heart' of the world's busiest port, centred on the River Thames downriver from the Tower Bridge. Some of the actual...More

3  Thank WMIM
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Its worth a visit just to see the transformation of the area over the last 20 years the building are now crisp and clean replaceing run down slum areas

1  Thank swift314
Reviewed 30 November 2014

The Docklands used to be part of the notorious East End of London. After decades of regeneration it is now a lovely, desirable neighbourhood. Boasting numerous attractions (Canary Wharf, the O2 Center, etc), it has fast become one of the most important areas in the...More

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 16 August 2014

I first came here about 30 years ago when it was derelict and have seen the area propsper. Latterly I worked in a bank here and still visit occasionally even though I left banking some years ago. The area is incredibly vibrant and interesting and...More

7  Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Docklands is the new city of london with its international airport its language (cockney) and different markets even its own train service which all make up docklands

1  Thank Eddie020173
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Built at enormous expense London Docklands is a great missed opportunity to create a really attractive new quarter in London. Many visitors are clearly impressed by the size and quality of materials used in the construction of the area. They fall to appreciate that it...More

1  Thank MikeWells90
Reviewed 19 November 2013 via mobile

Canary Wharf and the surrounding areas are well worth a visit. Beautiful buildings. Lots of underground shops. Outdoor ice rink. Green areas with fairy lights. Bars and restaurants.

1  Thank Jo A
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