Exhibition will give residents a say on Royal Albert Dock plans

07:00 05 February 2014

A CGI shows the extent of the proposed development at Royal Albert Dock

A CGI shows the extent of the proposed development at Royal Albert Dock


An exhibition will unveil detailed plans for developing Royal Albert Dock and give Newham residents the chance to have their say.

A CGI shows the proposed development at Royal Albert DockA CGI shows the proposed development at Royal Albert Dock

They will go on display at Compressor House, Royal Docks, Dockside Road, Silvertown for three days from February 6.

Developer ABP’s vision is to create a vibrant hub for people to work and live and a new gateway to Europe for businesses from Asia. The proposals will also create up to 20,000 new jobs, a significant number of which will be available to local people.

For the first time, local people will be able to enjoy around 1km of waterfront, along with three new public squares, a dockside promenade and green links through the site.

Chairman of ABP, Xu Weiping, said: “These proposals are incredibly exciting and I am very proud that my company ABP is driving them forward. We look forward to meeting local people at the event and hearing their feedback on our plans.”

A planning application for the whole site and a detailed application for Phase 1 of the scheme will be submitted in Spring 2014. Subject to planning approval, construction could begin as early as 2015, with Phase 1 set for completion in 2018.

The exhibition will be open on February 6 from 2pm to 9pm, February 7 from 10am to 4pm February 8 from 10am to 4pm

The proposals can also be viewed on the community consultation website at


Latest Newham News Stories

Yesterday, 17:00

Dozens of disabled residents have been given hope after the mayor promised to hold off plans to close a specialist gym.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

A debate about the future of a much-loved statue will be held next year, the mayor has said.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

As the Essex Investigator he solved cases across Newham. Now the PI shows reporter Mark Shales the dangers of the internet.


Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news


Show Job Lists


Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more. Boots is the number one choice when it comes to purchasing daily essentials.

Read more

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Read more

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today


Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now