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West Ham and England legend Booby Moore has been included in a new collection of Royal Mail stamps.
Moore, who led his country to its only World Cup success in 1966, is one of 11 greats from across the Home Nations that make up an illustration by artist Andrew Klinsman.
The stunning Tube entrance at Canary Wharf is among the scenes included in a new range of stamps released on Wednesday.
Royal Mail's Special Stamp Programme, an annual initiative aimed at showcasing the best of British, kicks off 2013 with a series celebrating 150 years of London Underground.
The Olympic Park is to share a postcode with Walford, the fictional borough of east London in the BBC soap EastEnders.
Royal Mail's Address Management Unit, which manages a database of over 1.75 million UK postcodes, has created the new E20 postcode to accommodate the Olympic Park site which falls across four London boroughs.
Proposals have been announced by Royal Mail to close its East London Mail Centre which unions claim would result in the loss of 700 jobs.
The Communication Workers Union is campaigning to save the depot at Twelve Trees Crescent, which serves the whole of north and east London including Canary Wharf.
A first class athlete helped launch the second of Royal Mail's London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games stamps at Newham Leisure Centre this week.
Docklands paraplegic table tennis player Jane Campbell, 41, from Limehouse, who is part of Team GB was there to celebrate her sport being featured on the new stamps titled On Track For 2012.