Canary Wharf people move faster than the rest London. It’s a conclusion that can be made from observation at the Waitrose Self Service tills – and soon it will be built into the fabric of Crossrail.
A new exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, brings the shocking story right up to date – but there are still more questions than answers
Even according to the most generous assessment, it was an accident waiting to happen. The heating and purifying of trinitrotoluene – TNT – was more dangerous than the manufacture of the explosive material itself.
A new cycle bridge between Canada Water and Canary Wharf could empty 15 Tube trains of passengers and slash journey times across the river, according to a feasibility study.
Controversial plans to build a cruise liner terminal on the Thames at Greenwich face the prospect of a legal challenge in the High Court.
The year is 2008. The banking system has laid waste to the world economy. The resolute banks are the only signs of life in a barren landscape. Customers are cynical and disenchanted with traditional financial models. The field is clear for a “Cambrian explosion” of innovation.
Four of the main candidates for the mayoralty give their views on one of the most divisive and important issues in east London, river crossings