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What's left of the old port

Introduction
The West India Docks
The East India Docks
Limehouse
Rotherhithe and the Surrey Commercial Docks
The London Docks
Deptford and Greenwich
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Introduction

Much of the old port has disappeared thanks to fires, Nazi bombs and redevelopment. Fortunately, much still remains.

Here is a selection of surviving buildings and features from the port. It is not comprehensive, and concentrates of many of the less familiar survivors. Despite some brutal redevelopment, all the areas of the former port are worth visiting.




Introduction
The West India Docks
The East India Docks
Limehouse
Rotherhithe and the Surrey Commercial Docks
The London Docks
Deptford and Greenwich
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Find out more
TrailWest India Docks family trail
Explore the remains of the West India Docks.
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TrailGreenwich foot tunnel trail
Become a port explorer.
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GalleriesLondon's docks: past and present
Contrasting photographs of the docks during the heyday of the working port with images of today's redeveloped Docklands
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Related Resources
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National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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