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Greenland and South Docks

Greenland and South Docks

development study for London Docklands Development Corporation : development proposals and implementation strategy

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementconsultants: Conran Roche.
ContributionsConran Roche (Firm), London Docklands Development Corporation.
The Physical Object
Pagination59p.
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18473121M

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  Above: Looking east from the western end of Greenland Dock. First constructed between and as the Howland Great Wet Dock, it was named after a Streatham landowner called John Howland. The rectangular dock had an area of about 10 acres ( ha). The Greenland whalers used the dock, from the s, to lay. ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ A dock has stood where South Dock now sits since , but it was a latecomer in the development of the Rotherhithe docks and needs to be seen in the context of what was happening all around it when it was proposed in The first commercial dock to be built in London was.

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Greenland Dock was established over the area occupied by the former Howland Great Wet Dock (), which has been covered on a previous was renamed Greenland Dock to reflect its use as a whaling dock (much of the whaling took place in Greenland waters) and the the whaling history has also been covered on a previous post ().

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