Blackwall, London

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Blackwall is a locale in East London, located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and also forms part of the Port of London and the conservation area of Coldharbour.wikipedia
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Coldharbour, Tower Hamlets

Coldharbour
Blackwall is a locale in East London, located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and also forms part of the Port of London and the conservation area of Coldharbour.
Coldharbour is a street and wider conservation area in Blackwall, lying on the north bank of the River Thames, east of Canary Wharf.

Blackwall Yard

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While mostly residential, Blackwall Yard here provides moorings for vessels.
Blackwall Yard is a small body of water that used to be a shipyard on the River Thames in Blackwall, engaged in ship building and later ship repairs for over 350 years.

Poplar, London

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In 1576, Martin Frobisher left Blackwall (then part of Poplar) and landed at Frobisher Bay on Baffin Island, claiming it for England (its first overseas possession) in the name of Queen Elizabeth I. The area lay in a sheltered loop of the river next to Poplar's East Marsh, where the East India Docks were constructed at the beginning of the 19th century. A relatively wide physical divide for a peripheral-to-East London district separates Poplar, London from Blackwall, the A1261.
Poplar includes Poplar Baths, Blackwall Yard and Trinity Buoy Wharf and contains two localities, Blackwall and South Bromley.

Port of London

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Blackwall is a locale in East London, located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and also forms part of the Port of London and the conservation area of Coldharbour.

River Thames

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The area takes its name from a historic stretch of riverside wall built along an outside curve of the Thames, to protect the area from flooding.
Beyond central London, the river passes Bermondsey, Wapping, Shadwell, Limehouse, Rotherhithe, Millwall, Deptford, Greenwich, Cubitt Town, Blackwall, New Charlton and Silvertown, before flowing through the Thames Barrier, which protects central London from flooding by storm surges.

Martin Frobisher

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In 1576, Martin Frobisher left Blackwall (then part of Poplar) and landed at Frobisher Bay on Baffin Island, claiming it for England (its first overseas possession) in the name of Queen Elizabeth I.
Queen Elizabeth sent word that she had "good liking of their doings", and the ships weighed anchor at Blackwall on 7 June 1576.

Leamouth

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Leamouth Wharf (then part of Blackwall) was associated with the Samuda Brothers, Orchard House Yard and Thames Iron Works shipyards which were the centers of employment.
Leamouth is a mixed-use development and historically a wharf in the Port of London in Blackwall.

Isle of Dogs

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Indeed, the whole Isle of Dogs was until the late 20th century referred to as being Poplar or the Poplar District.
This area includes Millwall, Cubitt Town, and Blackwall.

London and Blackwall Railway

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The London and Blackwall Railway was one of the earliest railway systems in London, operating from 1840.
Originally called the Commercial Railway, the London and Blackwall Railway (L&BR) in east London, England, ran from Minories to Blackwall via Stepney, with a branch line to the Isle of Dogs, connecting central London to many of London's docks.

West Ham United F.C.

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The club would later be reformed as West Ham United F.C.
Thames Ironworks was based in Leamouth Wharf in Blackwall and Canning Town on both banks of the River Lea, where the Lea meets the Thames.

Blackwall railway station

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Near the Blackwall railway station was constructed the Brunswick Hotel which was located on the Greenwich Meridian line. This was authorised in 1836 as "The Commercial Railway", running close to Commercial Road in the East End of London to the Blackwall railway station.
Blackwall was a railway station in Blackwall, London, that served as the eastern terminus of the Commercial Railway (later the London and Blackwall Railway).

Blackwall Tunnel

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Blackwall gives its name to the partially underlying London County Council (LCC) built single bore Blackwall Tunnel designed by Sir Alexander Binnie and built by S. Pearson & Sons as part of a major transport project to improve commerce and trade in the East End, that opened in 1892–1897, starting at Poplar which passes south under Blackwall and the adjacent River Thames to the then East Greenwich.
The northern portal lies just south of the East India Dock Road (A13) in Blackwall; the southern entrances are just south of The O 2 on the Greenwich Peninsula.

Brunswick Wharf Power Station

Brunswick Wharf
The Brunswick Wharf Power Station was built by Poplar Borough Council for the British Electricity Authority (BEA) in 1952, on the site of the former East India Export Dock.
Brunswick Wharf Power Station (also known as Blackwall Power Station) was a coal- and oil-fired power station on the River Thames at Blackwall in London.

Greenwich Peninsula

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Blackwall gives its name to the partially underlying London County Council (LCC) built single bore Blackwall Tunnel designed by Sir Alexander Binnie and built by S. Pearson & Sons as part of a major transport project to improve commerce and trade in the East End, that opened in 1892–1897, starting at Poplar which passes south under Blackwall and the adjacent River Thames to the then East Greenwich.
In the 17th century, Blackwall Point (the northern tip of the peninsula, opposite Blackwall) gained notoriety as a location where pirates' corpses were hung in cages as a deterrent to other would-be pirates.

New Providence Wharf

In the 2000s, a residential development New Providence Wharf began to be built, which was designed and built by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Ballymore Group and saw the Ontario Tower and Providence Tower (now the Charrington Tower) completed in 2007 and 2016 respectively.
The New Providence Wharf is a residential development in Blackwall, at the north end of the Blackwall Tunnel.

Ontario Tower

In the 2000s, a residential development New Providence Wharf began to be built, which was designed and built by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Ballymore Group and saw the Ontario Tower and Providence Tower (now the Charrington Tower) completed in 2007 and 2016 respectively.
The Ontario Tower is a landmark residential tower block in Blackwall in the London Docklands.

East India Docks

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The area lay in a sheltered loop of the river next to Poplar's East Marsh, where the East India Docks were constructed at the beginning of the 19th century.
The East India Docks were a group of docks in Blackwall, east London, north-east of the Isle of Dogs.

Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company

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Leamouth Wharf (then part of Blackwall) was associated with the Samuda Brothers, Orchard House Yard and Thames Iron Works shipyards which were the centers of employment.
The Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company, Limited was a shipyard and iron works straddling the mouth of Bow Creek at its confluence with the River Thames, at Leamouth Wharf (often referred to as Blackwall) on the west side and at Canning Town on the east side.

Metropolitan Borough of Poplar

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The Brunswick Wharf Power Station was built by Poplar Borough Council for the British Electricity Authority (BEA) in 1952, on the site of the former East India Export Dock.

Charrington Tower

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In the 2000s, a residential development New Providence Wharf began to be built, which was designed and built by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Ballymore Group and saw the Ontario Tower and Providence Tower (now the Charrington Tower) completed in 2007 and 2016 respectively.
Charrington Tower, originally called Providence Tower, is a 44-storey 136 m (446 ft) residential tower located at New Providence Wharf in Blackwall, London, completed in 2016.

English overseas possessions

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In 1576, Martin Frobisher left Blackwall (then part of Poplar) and landed at Frobisher Bay on Baffin Island, claiming it for England (its first overseas possession) in the name of Queen Elizabeth I. Walter Raleigh had a house at Blackwall, and in the early years of the 17th century the port was the main departure point of the English colonization of North America and the West Indies launched by the London Company.
Financed by the Muscovy Company, Martin Frobisher set sail on 7 June 1576, from Blackwall, London, seeking the North West Passage.

A roads in Zone 1 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

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A relatively wide physical divide for a peripheral-to-East London district separates Poplar, London from Blackwall, the A1261.

London's Burning (TV series)

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*A fictitious Blackwall Fire Station is featured in the London Weekend Television series London's Burning.
It was based on the 1986 TV Movie of the same name, and focused on the lives of members of the London Fire Brigade, principally those of the Blue Watch, at the fictional Blackwall fire station.

East End of London

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This was authorised in 1836 as "The Commercial Railway", running close to Commercial Road in the East End of London to the Blackwall railway station.
Ships continued to be built at the Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company at Blackwall and Canning Town until the yard closed in 1913, shortly after the launch of the Dreadnought Battleship HMS Thunderer (1911).

London Company

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Walter Raleigh had a house at Blackwall, and in the early years of the 17th century the port was the main departure point of the English colonization of North America and the West Indies launched by the London Company.
In December 1606, the Virginia Company's three ships, containing 105 men and boys as passengers and 39 crew members, set sail from Blackwall, London and made landfall on 26 April 1607 at the southern edge of the mouth of what they named the James River on the Chesapeake Bay.