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Back to the 80s: From Warehouses to Penthouses - The Transformation of Docklands

  • Category
    Walks and Tours
  • Date(s)
    27 October 2012
  • Time
    2:00 PM
  • Price
    £8*
  • Concs.
    £6*
Back to the 80s: From Warehouses to Penthouses - The Transformation of Docklands

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Back to the 80s series and receive 10% discount on the price of your tickets. Book here to receive discount.

1980 saw great changes in the area of the London Docks. After the dock closures this was a desolate area but with the foundation of the London Docklands Development Corporation in 1981 a transformation was about to begin. Learn how Docklands became an enterprise zone attracting new businesses and a different type of riverside dweller. Find out how the changes impacted upon the traditional riverside communities and view Rupert Murdoch's "Fortress Wapping", scene of industrial strife in 1986.

Diane Burstein is a qualified London Blue Badge and City of London Guide and author of London Then and Now.

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    020 7392 9200

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