TQ3480 : Th'ee S'sters

taken 5 years ago, near to Stepney, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

Th'ee S'sters
Th'ee S'sters
This is from the excellent "Tired of London, Tired of Life" site, a blog for "flaneurs" LinkExternal link
"In front of Tobacco Dock, the huge 1990s shopping folly built in a grade I listed warehouse in Wapping, sit two metal 'pirate ships', forever becalmed in a dry dock sealed off from the neighbouring canal. In truth, on closer inspection these are not real ships, and were built to entertain the children whose parents never came to shop at a shopping centre which never was."
Wiki info on Tobacco Dock on LinkExternal link
This site LinkExternal link has more pics of Tobacco Dock and seems to be involved with trying to rescue the place from the doldrums.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 22 October, 2013
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 347 805 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.4585N 0:3.5853W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 347 805
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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