Results tagged “Royal Docks”
A deal has been struck which is set to bring the world's biggest brands to Newham.
Silvertown Quays will be the base for a number top companies to show off their products in an innovative brand park after the Greater London Authority signed a £1.5billion deal for the area's dramatic regeneration.
Activists who went to the High Court to get Newham councillors to re-pay millions for the failed Pleasure Gardens scheme have failed - and told not bring any further legal challenges without the permission of a judge.
The east London-based Communities United Party has been hit with a rare civil restraint order and told to curb its litigation which has seen nine "truly hopeless claims" since 2011.
Another step in the regeneration of the Royal Docks was taken this week when Newham Council approved plans for a huge residential development next to London City Airport.
Reports over the weekend claim Chinese business is about to invest £1billion to turn the Royal Docks into an Asian business centre.
Before the Olympics, there were dark mutterings that, once councils had gained their Stalinist powers, they would not easily surrender them.
And so it has come to pass. The parking lockdown, says Newham, "proved such a success" that, hey, here's a random, crazy thought, how about formalising the restrictions into a permanent regime?