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Docklands schemes launched

Title
Docklands schemes launched
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
28 Mar 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:03:58
Description
Havovi Todd reports on the launch by Environment Secretary John Gummer of two new major projects in the Docklands area of East London: the completion of the Docklands Light Railway extension to Beckton and London’s first urban village on the Royal Victoria Dock with the building of 1500 new homes on a 78 acre site. The schemes have met with opposition from local people. Speakers include: Bill Jack, London Docklands Development Corporation; Labour MP for Newham South, Nigel Spearing; John Gummer. For Drivetime show.
Contributors
Nigel Spearing; John Gummer; Havovi Todd; Bill Jack
Keywords
London; Urban regeneration; Railway transport; Docklands; Railway construction; Building construction; Urban development; Drivetime (radio programme); London Docklands Development Corporation; Docklands Light Railway; Light railways; Royal Victoria Dock

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