Thames journey (6): A changing face

Posted: November 27, 2014 in London, UK
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The area downstream of Tower bridge was until relatively recently part of the commercial port of London. Since the docks closed in the 1960s and 1970s this area has seen tremendous redevelopment to include housing, non-river related commercial activities and marinas.

Luxury yacht moored near Tower Bridge

Luxury yacht moored near Tower Bridge

But as you look back towards the centre of the city the Shard continues to dominate the view.


Some of the housing development is new.


But some have used original riverside buildings which have been converted




  1. Peter Mander says:

    Nice one. Wonder who owns that superyacht.

    • Pete says:

      I understand that it belongs to Shahid Khan who owns both Fulham football club in London and the American Fottball team, the Jacksonville Jaguars

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