Esoteric London

No. 640: North Woolwich Road, E16

Posted in Parks by esotericlondon on August 10, 2012

Thames Barrier Park, North Woolwich Road, Silvertown, London, E16. Photo © Roger Dean 2012

All the Year Round – Conducted by Charles Dickens, February 27, 1875:

On the edge of a marsh, in the dubious region between half fluid land and almost solid water, is the thriving colony of Silvertown.

[ Thames Barrier Park lies on the north bank of the Thames in Silvertown and was opened in November 2000. Its most striking feature is The Green Dock which was created by renowned horticulturalist Alain Cousseran and Alain Provost.. As its name suggests there is a great view of the Thames Barrier from the park. R.D.]

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  1. Jo Hall said, on August 28, 2012 at 10:00 pm

    And a really good cafe

  2. esotericlondon said, on August 29, 2012 at 7:43 am

    Yes very, and always strangely empty much like the park itself

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