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Blackwall, London

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Blackwall is a district in London, located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and also forms part of the Port of London. [1]

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A roads in Zone 1 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

List of A roads in zone 1 in Great Britain beginning north of the Thames, east of the A1 (roads beginning with 1).

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Alexander Binnie

Sir Alexander Richardson Binnie (1839–1917) was a British civil engineer responsible for several major engineering projects, including several associated with crossings of the River Thames in London.

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Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.

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Arnold Hills

Arnold Frank Hills (12 March 1857 – 7 March 1927) was an English businessman, sportsman, philanthropist, and promoter of vegetarianism.

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Baffin Island

Baffin Island (ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ, Qikiqtaaluk, Île de Baffin or Terre de Baffin), in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, is the largest island in Canada and the fifth largest island in the world.

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Ballymore Group

Ballymore Group is an Ireland-based international property development company.

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Blackwall frigate

Blackwall frigate was the colloquial name for a type of three-masted full-rigged ship built between the late 1830s and the mid-1870s.

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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).

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Blackwall Tunnel

The Blackwall Tunnel is a pair of road tunnels underneath the River Thames in east London, England linking the London Borough of Tower Hamlets with the Royal Borough of Greenwich, and part of the A102 road.

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Blackwall Yard

Blackwall Yard was a shipyard on the Thames at Blackwall, London, engaged in ship building and later ship repairs for over 350 years.

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British Electricity Authority

The British Electricity Authority (BEA) was established as the central British electricity authority in 1948 under the nationalisation of the Great Britain's electricity supply industry.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

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Brunswick Wharf Power Station

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.

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Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf is a commercial estate and locality in between Poplar, Millwall and Limehouse on the Isle of Dogs in Greater London, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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Canning Town

Canning Town is a district in the West Ham area of the London Borough of Newham in East London, England.

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Civil parish

In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.

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Coldharbour, Tower Hamlets

Coldharbour is a conservation area of Blackwall on the Isle of Dogs in Greater London, England, lying on the north bank of the River Thames, east of Canary Wharf.

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Commercial Road

Commercial Road (part of the A13), in length, is in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in the East End of London.

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Continuum International Publishing Group

Continuum International Publishing Group was an academic publisher of books with editorial offices in London and New York City.

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Dave Taylor (Thames Ironworks F.C. founder)

Dave Taylor was one of the co-founders of Thames Ironworks, the team that became West Ham United, in 1895.

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East End of London

The East End of London, usually called the East End, is the historic core of wider East London, east of the Roman and medieval walls of the City of London, and north of the River Thames.

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East India Docks

The East India Docks were a group of docks in Blackwall, east London, north-east of the Isle of Dogs.

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East London

East London is a popularly and informally defined part of London, capital of the United Kingdom, lying east of the ancient City and north of the River Thames.

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Elizabeth I of England

Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603.

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English overseas possessions

The English overseas possessions, also known as the English colonial empire, comprised a variety of overseas territories that were colonised, conquered, or otherwise acquired by the former Kingdom of England during the centuries before the Acts of Union of 1707 between the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland created the Kingdom of Great Britain.

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Festival of Britain

The Festival of Britain was a national exhibition and fair that reached millions of visitors throughout the United Kingdom in the summer of 1951.

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Frobisher Bay

Frobisher Bay is a relatively large inlet of the Labrador Sea in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada.

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Greenwich Peninsula

Greenwich Peninsula is a district of south-east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

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Isle of Dogs

The Isle of Dogs, locally referred to as the island, is a geographic area made up of Millwall, Cubitt Town, Canary Wharf and parts of Blackwall, Limehouse and Poplar.

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Jamestown Harbour

Jamestown Harbour is a low-density luxury housing development of 73 homes that sits in Poplar in East London, between Poplar Dock and Blackwall Marina.

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Lansbury Estate

The Lansbury Estate is a historic large council housing estate in Poplar in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, the estate is situated in the centre-north of Poplar and is named after George Lansbury, a Poplar councillor and Labour Party MP.

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Leamouth is a district in London's East End; part of Blackwall area of Poplar, in the borough of Tower Hamlets.

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Limehouse is a district in east London, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London and Blackwall Railway

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.

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London Borough of Tower Hamlets

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is a London Borough in East London which covers much of the traditional East End.

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London Buses

London Buses is the subsidiary of Transport for London (TfL) that manages bus services within Greater London.

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London Company

The London Company (also called the Virginia Company of London) was an English joint stock company established in 1606 by royal charter by King James I with the purpose of establishing colonial settlements in North America.

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London County Council

London County Council (LCC) was the principal local government body for the County of London throughout its existence from 1889 to 1965, and the first London-wide general municipal authority to be directly elected.

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London Docklands

London Docklands is the name for the riverfront and former docks in London, the capital of the United Kingdom.

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London Weekend Television

London Weekend Television (LWT) was the ITV network franchise holder for Greater London and the Home Counties at weekends, broadcasting from Fridays at 5.15 pm (7:00 pm until 1982) to Monday mornings at 6:00 am.

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London's Burning (TV series)

London's Burning is a British television drama programme, produced by London Weekend Television for the ITV network.

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Martin Frobisher

Sir Martin Frobisher (c. 1535 – 22 November 1594) was an English seaman and privateer who made three voyages to the New World looking for the North-west Passage.

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Mayor of London

The Mayor of London is the head of the executive body of the Greater London Authority.

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Metropolitan Borough of Poplar

Poplar was a local government district in the metropolitan area of London, England.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.

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Minories (not) is the name of a former civil parish, also known as Minories Holy Trinity, and a street in the City of London, close to the Tower of London.

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Muscovy Company

The Muscovy Company (also called the Russian Company or the Muscovy Trading Company, Московская компания, Moskovskaya kompaniya) was an English trading company chartered in 1555.

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National Trails

National Trails are long distance footpaths and bridleways in England and Wales.

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New Providence Wharf

The New Providence Wharf is a residential development in London's Docklands, at the north end of the Blackwall Tunnel.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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Northwest Passage

The Northwest Passage (abbreviated as NWP) is, from the European and northern Atlantic point of view, the sea route to the Pacific Ocean through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America via waterways through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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Ontario Tower

The Ontario Tower is a residential tower block in Blackwall in the London Docklands.

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Orchard House Yard

Orchard House Yard (known as Orchard Yard and Hercules Wharf) was an English shipbuilding yard located at Leamouth, on the River Lea at Bow Creek.

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Pearson plc

Pearson plc is a British multinational publishing and education company headquartered in London.

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Poor relief

In English and British history, poor relief refers to government and ecclesiastical action to relieve poverty.

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Poplar and Limehouse (UK Parliament constituency)

Poplar and Limehouse is a constituency created in 2010 represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since its 2010 creation by Jim Fitzpatrick, a member of the Labour Party.

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Poplar, London

Poplar is a mainly residential district of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, East London, about 5.5 miles (8.9 km) east of Charing Cross.

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Port of London

The Port of London lies along the banks of the River Thames from the capital to the North Sea.

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Port of London Authority

The Port of London Authority (PLA) is a self-funding public trust established by the Port of London Act 1908 to govern the Port of London.

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Protected area

Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values.

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Providence Tower, Dubai

The Providence Tower was a 57-floor tower approved in 2005 for construction in the Dubai International Financial Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Public housing

Public housing is a form of housing tenure in which the property is owned by a government authority, which may be central or local.

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Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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River Thames

The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.

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Safeguarded wharf

Safeguarded wharves are those wharves in London which have been given special status by the Mayor of London and the Port of London Authority (PLA) which ensures they are retained as working wharves and are protected from redevelopment into non-port use.

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Samuda Brothers

Samuda Brothers was an engineering and ship building firm at Cubitt Town on the Isle of Dogs in London, founded by Jacob and Joseph d'Aguilar Samuda.

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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is an American architectural, urban planning, and engineering firm.

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Stepney is a district in London, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets that grew out of a medieval village around St Dunstan's church and the 15th century ribbon development of Mile End Road called Stepney Green.

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Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company

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.

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Thames Ironworks F.C.

Thames Ironworks Football Club, the club that later became West Ham United, was founded by Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Co. Ltd owner Arnold Hills and foreman Dave Taylor in 1895.

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Thames Path

The Thames Path is a National Trail following the River Thames from its source near Kemble in Gloucestershire to the Thames Barrier at Charlton, south east London.

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A vestry was a committee for the local secular and ecclesiastical government for a parish in England and Wales, which originally met in the vestry or sacristy of the parish church, and consequently became known colloquially as the "vestry".

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Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh (or; circa 155429 October 1618) was an English landed gentleman, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy and explorer.

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Wates Group

The Wates Group is one of the largest family owned construction, property services and development companies in the United Kingdom.

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West Ham United F.C.

West Ham United Football Club is a professional football club based in Stratford, East London, England.

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West India Docks

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.

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West Indies

The West Indies or the Caribbean Basin is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.

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A wharf, quay (also), staith or staithe is a structure on the shore of a harbor or on the bank of a river or canal where ships may dock to load and unload cargo or passengers.

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Works team

A works team (sometimes factory team) is a sports team that is financed and run by a manufacturer or other business.

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