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Maritime London video gallery

From Roman settlement to today's Docklands, explore the history of maritime London

The Roman - Stuart port

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Video FileThe Roman - Stuart port
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AD43-1650

The Stuart - Victorian port

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1650-1914
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The 20th century port

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1914-1980

The modern port

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Video FileThe modern port
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1980-present
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The expansion of London AD 43 - 2000.

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Video FileThe expansion of London AD 43 - 2000.
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See how London has grown since Roman times.
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StoriesThe early port
London grows from a Roman settlement to a bustling medieval port
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StoriesThe Tudor and Stuart port
London becomes a gateway to the markets and products of the world
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StoriesThe 18th-century port
London becomes a centre of finance, commerce and industry
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StoriesThe 19th-century port
Docks and industry transform the Thames
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StoriesThe 20th-century port
The changing fortunes of Docklands and the port
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