TQ3780 : Barclays bikes coming to the Isle of Dogs

taken 8 years ago, near to Poplar, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

Barclays bikes coming to the Isle of Dogs
Barclays bikes coming to the Isle of Dogs
The Barclays bicycle hire scheme (popularly known as Boris Bikes after the Mayor of London) was to be extended to the borough of Newham, including the Isle of Dogs, from "Spring 2012". This docking station outstide Canary Wharf tube station had been completed by mid-February.

One of the security men appeared to be eyeing me suspiciously but this is as public a place as you can get, with many tourists photographing the surrounding buildings.
Barclays Cycle Hire
Barclays Cycle Hire is a public bicycle sharing scheme that was launched on 30 July 2010 in London. At launch there were 315 bicycle docking stations and 5,000 bicycles available in central London, with 400 docking stations and 6,000 bicycles being available at the end of summer 2010.
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See LinkExternal link for an online map of positions of the docking stations.
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Date Taken
Monday, 20 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 25 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Isle of Dogs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3752 8016 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.2190N 0:1.2007W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3752 8018
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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