Results tagged “Gallions Reach”

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Calls have been made for drivers in the west of the capital to help pay for future crossings in the east, through a pan-London toll.

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Thames Clippers has unveiled a new commercial partner, a new boat and new plans to accommodate thousands of extra passengers a year.

Credit card firm MBNA has come on board as a commercial partner meaning a new livery and technology for the existing fleet and the arrival of a cutting edge "fast craft" next year.

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Transport for London will next week launch a fresh consultation on a bridge linking Newham and Greenwich.

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Turn the clocks back 130 years and the rooms of the Gallions Hotel were at the heart of Docklands life, filled with eager passengers from across the globe about to set sail on the liners berthed outside.

This week, the Grade II-listed building in Basin Approach became a bustling hub hosting European guests of a different kind, as it was officially re-opened by Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny yesterday, Tuesday.

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By Giles Broadbent

These are curious times.

If we were in a Shakespeare play, the Sudden Storm of Saturday and the current Opposition Of Jove would signal a cataclysmic disruption.

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