TQ3779 : Millwall Dock and Glengall Bridge

taken 8 years ago, near to Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

Millwall Dock and Glengall Bridge
Millwall Dock and Glengall Bridge
London's docks were built in Victorian times. Millwall Dock opened in 1868. The docks fell into disuse during the 1960s and 1970s, but after being abandoned for a number of years, the area benefited from regeneration.

The bridge was built to carry Glengall Road across the working dock. In the background, the large apartment block occupies the site of the London Arena. The arena had been built in the late 1980s, as part of the regeneration, but was never a financial success. It closed in 2005 and was demolished.
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TQ3779, 573 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 7 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
London  Isle of Dogs  Millwall Dock 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3775 7933 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.7682N 0:1.0214W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3769 7927
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Apartment Block  London Arena  Urban Regeneration  Bridge  Lifting Bridge  Dock 

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