TQ3779 : Development, South Dock (2)

taken 9 months ago, near to Poplar, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

Development, South Dock (2)
Development, South Dock (2)
Marking a considerable expansion of Canary Wharf, covering an area of more than 20 acres over what was known as Wood Wharf, and comprising the usual mix of flats, offices, shops etc. Master plan by Allies and Morrison. These buildings at the west end are well progressed - cladding is working its way up the tower on the right. The circular base on the left will end up as a 58-storey block of flats, One Park Drive, by Herzog & de Meuron. This section is built on land still shown on the maps as water (and I think shows the upshot of the activity depicted here two years earlier TQ3780 : Development, Canary Wharf).
Far right is a sliver of bonus Chinese frigate (TQ3779 : South Dock).
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 10 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Construction, Development  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3792 7998 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.1161N 0:0.8593W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3778 7988
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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