Isle of Dogs

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The Isle of Dogs is a large peninsula bounded on three sides by a large meander in the River Thames in East London, England, which includes the Poplar, Millwall, Limehouse and Canary Wharf districts.wikipedia
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Millwall

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The Isle of Dogs is a large peninsula bounded on three sides by a large meander in the River Thames in East London, England, which includes the Poplar, Millwall, Limehouse and Canary Wharf districts. This area includes Millwall, Cubitt Town, and Blackwall.
Millwall is a district on the western and southern side of the Isle of Dogs, in east London, England, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Canary Wharf

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The Isle of Dogs is a large peninsula bounded on three sides by a large meander in the River Thames in East London, England, which includes the Poplar, Millwall, Limehouse and Canary Wharf districts.
Canary Wharf is the secondary central business district (CBD) of London on the Isle of Dogs.

Poplar, London

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The Isle of Dogs is a large peninsula bounded on three sides by a large meander in the River Thames in East London, England, which includes the Poplar, Millwall, Limehouse and Canary Wharf districts.
Five miles (8 km) east of Charing Cross, it is part of the East End and of the Port of London, forming the eastern and northeastern side of the Isle of Dogs and having a long shoreline along the Tideway section of the Thames.

Cubitt Town

This area includes Millwall, Cubitt Town, and Blackwall.
Cubitt Town is a district on the eastern side of the Isle of Dogs in London, England.

West India Docks

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After the building of the Docks (especially the West India Docks and the adjacent City Canal), and with an increasing population, locals increasingly referred to the area as The Island.
The West India Docks are a series of three docks on the Isle of Dogs in London, England the first of which opened in 1802.

Limehouse

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The Isle of Dogs is a large peninsula bounded on three sides by a large meander in the River Thames in East London, England, which includes the Poplar, Millwall, Limehouse and Canary Wharf districts.
The sheer scale of the Canary Wharf proposals, and, in due course, the rapid implementation of the first phase of development, provided the impetus to the transport improvements which completely altered prospects for Limehouse as well as for the Isle of Dogs.

Greenwich Park

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It commands fine views over the River Thames, the Isle of Dogs and the City of London (Simon Jenkins rated the view of the Royal Hospital with Canary Wharf in the distance as one of the top ten in England).

City Canal

After the building of the Docks (especially the West India Docks and the adjacent City Canal), and with an increasing population, locals increasingly referred to the area as The Island.
The City Canal was a short, and short-lived, canal excavated across the Isle of Dogs in east London, linking two reaches of the River Thames.

The Isle of Dogs (play)

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The Isle of Dogs is a location in London on the opposite bank of the Thames to Greenwich, home of a royal palace, Placentia, where indeed the Privy Council met.

East India Docks

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The East India Docks were subsequently opened in 1806, followed by Millwall Dock in 1868.
The East India Docks were a group of docks in Blackwall, east London, north-east of the Isle of Dogs.

Lincoln Plaza (London)

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Lincoln Plaza was the 2016 winner of the Carbuncle Cup for the year's "worst new building" and The Times described it as "mediocre at best, ugly at worst".
Lincoln Plaza is a 31-storey luxury housing development situated on Millharbour on the Isle of Dogs, part of the Docklands area of London, England and located near South Quay DLR station.

London and Blackwall Railway

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The Isle of Dogs was connected to the rest of London by the London and Blackwall Railway, opened in 1840 and progressively extended thereafter.
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.

Island Gardens

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In 1902, the ferry to Greenwich was replaced by the construction of the Greenwich foot tunnel, and Island Gardens park was laid out in 1895, providing views across the river.
Island Gardens is a public park located at the southern end of the Isle of Dogs—hence the name 'Island'—in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets on the north bank of the River Thames.

Metropolitan Borough of Poplar

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This was incorporated into the Metropolitan Borough of Poplar on its formation in 1900.

Blackwall, London

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

River Thames

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The Isle of Dogs is a large peninsula bounded on three sides by a large meander in the River Thames in East London, England, which includes the Poplar, Millwall, Limehouse and Canary Wharf districts.
By the 18th century, the Thames was one of the world's busiest waterways, as London became the centre of the vast, mercantile British Empire, and progressively over the next century the docks expanded in the Isle of Dogs and beyond.

Mudchute Park and Farm

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Anti-aircraft batteries were based on Mudchute Farm; their concrete bases remain today.
Mudchute Park and Farm is a large urban park and farm in Cubitt Town on the Isle of Dogs in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, just south of Canary Wharf.

Millwall Dock

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The East India Docks were subsequently opened in 1806, followed by Millwall Dock in 1868.
Millwall Dock is a dock at Millwall, London, England, located south of Canary Wharf on the Isle of Dogs.

Masthouse Terrace Pier

However, parts of the launching slipway and plate works have been preserved in situ and may be seen close to Masthouse Terrace Pier.
Masthouse Terrace Pier is a pier on the River Thames on the Isle of Dogs in London, England.

Docklands Light Railway

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This included the Docklands Light Railway and later the Jubilee line extension, which eventually brought access to the London Underground to the area for the first time.
Nonetheless, in 1976 another report proposed a conventional tube railway for the area and London Transport obtained Parliamentary powers to build a line from Charing Cross railway station to Fenchurch Street, Surrey Docks (now Surrey Quays railway station), the Isle of Dogs, North Greenwich and Custom House to Woolwich Arsenal.

SS Great Eastern

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On 31 January 1858 the largest ship of that time, the SS Great Eastern designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, was launched from the yard of Messrs Scott, Russell & Co, of Millwall.
The site of the launch is still visible on the Isle of Dogs.

South Quay DLR station

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On 9 February 1996, the IRA detonated a truck bomb near South Quay DLR station on the Isle of Dogs that killed two people and injured more than a hundred others.
South Quay is a Docklands Light Railway (DLR) station on the Isle of Dogs, East London, England.

Greenwich

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The south of the isle opposite Greenwich was once known as North Greenwich, now applied to the area around the Millennium Dome on the Greenwich Peninsula.
This connects Greenwich to the Isle of Dogs on the northern side of the River Thames.

Deptford

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Dock workers settled on the "island" as the docks grew in importance, and by 1901, 21,000 people lived there, largely dependent on the river trade on the Isle as well as in Greenwich and Deptford across the river to the south and west.
Deptford borders the areas of Brockley and Lewisham to the south, New Cross to the west and Rotherhithe to the north west; Deptford Creek divides it from Greenwich to the east, and the River Thames separates the area from the Isle of Dogs to the north east; it is contained within the London SE8 post code area.

George Green's School

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George Green's School is a secondary school and Specialist Humanities School at the southern tip of the island.
George Green's School is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form, located in Cubitt Town on the Isle of Dogs in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England.