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1981/82

Number Title
Date
Category Location
PR171281 Drive for new homes in Docklands 17/12/1981 Housing Beckton
PR140182 Investment in Docklands Job Creation say Nigel Broackes 14/01/1982 Policy Docklandswide
PR250182 Cash Boost for Docklands 25/01/1982 Programme Docklandswide
PR150282 Rehousing Tenants from Downtown Estate - consultation 15/02/1982 Housing Surrey Docks
PR240282 Cash Aid for Local Advice Centre 24/02/1982 Community Southwark
PR260282 Private Housing Development Opens in Docklands 26/02/1982 Housing Beckton
PR080382 Head of Public Relations for LDDC 08/03/1982 Staff Docklandswide
PR160382 LDDC Agrees 480 Homes in Southwark 16/03/1982 Housing Southwark
PR020482 Enterprise Zone Sites on Offer 02/04/1982 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR220482 Chairman of LDDC Opens Cannon Workshops 22/04/1982 Developments Isle of Dogs
PR260482 London's Enterprise Zone Designated 26/04/1982 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR100582 Docklands First Home Owners Move in 10/05/1982 Housing Beckton
PR120582 LDDC Acts over Funding for Community Based Schemes 12/05/1982 Community Docklandswide
PR180582 Sir Geoffrey Howe to Open London's Enterprise Zone 18/05/1982 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR210582 Chancellor of Exchequer Opens LEZ 21/05/1982 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR250582 Independent Newspaper for Docklands 25/05/1982 Publicity Docklandswide
PR310582 First Bids for LEZ Sites 31/05/1982 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR180682 Thames Trials for High Speed River Service 18/06/1982 Transport Docklandswide
PR150782 LDDC to Fund Community Based Schemes in Newham 15/07/1982 Community Newham
PR280782 LDDC Reports Progress 28/07/1982 Publicity Docklandswide
PR240882 Airport Feasibility Study indicates 4200-500 jobs for Docklands 24/08/1982 Transport Royal Docks
PR140982(a)
New 2m Road Scheme for Isle of Dogs 14/09/1982 Transport Isle of Dogs
PR140982(b) LDDC to Fund Community Based Schemes in Tower Hamlets 01/09/1982 Community Tower Hamlets
PR210982 LDDC Support Re-Publication of Thames Mirror 21/08/1982 Publicity Docklandswide
PR230982 Tooley Hotel Planning Application Refused 23/09/1982 Planning Bermondsey Riverside
PR041082 Majority of Newham Residents Favour Stolport 04/10/1982 Transport Royal Docks
PR071082 Rapid Rail System for Docklands Approved 07/10/1982 Transport Royal Docks
PR251082 Rapid Rail System for Docklands 25/10/1982 Transport Docklandswide
PR281082 Major Development in London's Enterprise Zone 28/10/1982 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR011182 Limehouse Productions Start Up in Docklands 01/11/1982 Developments Isle of Dogs
PR091182(a) LDDC Backs Local Team in FA Cup Bid 09/11/1982 Publicity Surrey Docks
PR091182(b) New Housing Project for Beckton 09/11/1982 Housing Beckton
PR171182 LDDC Report on Isle of Dogs Development 17/11/1982 Planning Isle of Dogs
PR221182 Isle of Dogs - Guide to Design and Development Opportunities 22/11/1982 Planning Isle of Dogs
PR231182 Development Strategy for Limehouse on Show 23/11/1982 Planning Limehouse
PR081282 Last LEZ Sites on the Market 08/12/1982 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs

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1983

Number Title Date Category Location
PR120183 Community Liaison Officer for the LDDC 12/01/1983 Staff Docklandswide
PR210283 "Future for Wapping" Exhibition Opens 21/02/1983 Planning Wapping
PR230383 LDDC Announces Architect/Developer Competition for Elephant Lane, Rotherhithe 23/03/1983 Developments Bermondsey Riverside
PR200483(a) LDDC announces Plans for Controversial Surrey Docks Site 20/04/1983 Developments Surrey Docks
PR200483(b) Docklands Newsletter Launched (DLR) 20/04/1983 Transport Tower Hamlets
PR210483 Homes to Buy and Rent in Southwark 21/04/1983 Housing Surrey Docks
PR260483 LDDC Announces Intentions for Greenland and Surrey Docks Sites 26/04/1983 Developments Surrey Docks
PR280483 Docklands Stolport 28/04/1983 Transport Royal Docks
PR040583 International Publishing Group to be based in London's Enterprise Zone 04/05/1983 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR110583 International Publishing Group to be based in London's Enterprise Zone 11/05/1983 Developments Isle of Dogs
PR180583 Ten Year Task for a Regenerated Docklands 18/05/1983 Policy Docklandswide
PR270583 European Parliament Study Group Visits Docklands 27/05/1983 Visits Docklandswide
PR060683 New Proposals for Southwark Site 04/06/1983 Developments Surrey Docks
PR080683 First New High-Tech Development is 12 months ahead of schedule 08/06/1983 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR090683 LDDC Plans for Rehabilitation of Housing Stock 09/06/1983 Policy Docklandswide
PR150683 New Industrial Complex in London's Enterprise Zone 15/06/1983 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR290683 LDDC Announces Winner of Architectural Competition for Major River-Front Development 29/06/1983 Developments Bermondsey Riverside
PR040783 Winners of Elephant Lane Competition Announced 04/07/1983 Developments Bermondsey Riverside
PR260783 LDDC Reports on second Year Achievements 26/07/1983 Publicity Docklandswide
PR080883 Note to editors re New PR Telephone Numbers 08/08/1983 Publicity Docklandswide
PR170883 LDDC to Announce Link up with Millwall Football Club 17/08/1983 Publicity Southwark
PR070983 Royal Visitor to Docklands 07/09/1983 Visits Isle of Dogs
PR120083 Docklands Firms Builds 1m HQ in London's EZ to be close to the City 12/09/1983 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR200983 Royal Visitor to Docklands 20/09/1983 Visits Isle of Dogs
PR081183 Victoria Dock Deal with speed Progress 08/11/1983 Land Royal Docks
PR091183 GLC Statement "Nonsense" says Bob Mellish 09/11/1983 Misc Docklandswide
PR171183 Letter re GLC Statement 17/11/1983 Misc Docklandswide
PR211183 LDDC Southwark Site Consultation 21/11/1983 Developments Surrey Docks
PR241183 Cherry Garden Pier Consultation 24/11/1983 Developments Bermondsey Riverside
PR281183 Southwark Site Proposals 28/11/1983 Developments Surrey Docks

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1984

Number Title
Date
Category Location
PR060484 Cherry Garden Pier Competition Results 06/11/1984 Developments Bermondsey Riverside
PR090484 Visit by Prime Minister - 13 April 09/04/1984 Visits Surrey Docks
PR110584 Almost Half London Marathon Route in Docklands 11/05/1984 Events Docklandswide
PR170584 Cherry Garden Pier Site to be developed by Lovell Farrow 17/05/1984 Developments Bermondsey Riverside
PR130684(a) Right Setting for Rightset 13/06/1984 Developments Isle of Dogs
PR130684(b) Docklands Business Club will Aid Business
13/06/1984 Misc Docklandswide
PR130684(c) Minister Visits John Lenanton and Son - the oldest firm on the Isle of Dogs in London's Docklands
13/06/1984 Visits Isle of Dogs
PR130684(d) Minister Launches UK Local Enterprise Week from London's Docklands
13/06/1984 Events Docklandswide
PR140684(a) First Sheltered Home for the Elderly opens in London Docklands 14/06/1984 Developments Bermondsey Riverside
PR140684(b) Dutch Developers Start Work on Major Riverside Housing
14/06/198 Housing Isle of Dogs
PR190684 London Docklands First Housing Scheme for the Elderly. 19/06/1984 Developments Bermondsey Riverside
PR200784 Regeneration of the Royal Docks Area 20/07/1984 Land Royal Docks
PR260784 Prosperity is Returning to London Docklands 26/07/1984 Publicity Docklandswide
PR280784 First Ever Satellite Chess Match 28/07/1984 Events Docklandswide
PR150884 Stolport Announcement 15/08/1984 Transport Royal Docks
PR220884 Riding into the Future 22/08/1984 Transport Tower Hamlets
PR300884(a) New Premises and Phone Numbers for the LDDC Press Office 30/08/1984 Publicity Docklandswide
PR300884(b) London Docklands Architecture/RIBA Festival
30/08/1984 Events Docklandswide
PR040984 London Docklands Arena Open by 1986 04/09/1984 Developments Isle of Dogs
PR250984 London Docklands - Information Technology Gateway to Europe 25/09/1984 Events Docklandswide
PR311084 London Docklands Directory Launched 31/10/1984 Publicity Docklandswide
PR041184 Environment Secretary to Start Work on Docklands Light Railway 04/11/1984 Transport Tower Hamlets
PR051184 Southwark Site Contract Award Ceremony 05/11/1984 Developments Surrey Docks
PR081184 Start of Major Infrastructure works for Surrey Quays 08/11/1984 Infrastructure Surrey Docks
PR201184 Leaflet about North Woolwich Station Museum 20/11/1984 Developments Royal Docks

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1985

Number Title Date Category Location

PR080185

Rebirth of the Royals - Press Briefing 16/185

08/01/1985

Planning

Royal Docks

PR160185

Rebirth of the Royals

16/01/1985

Planning

Royal Docks

PR240185

Crystal Palace Link with London Docklands

24/01/1985

Publicity

Docklandswide

PR040285

Commonwealth Chess Championships

04/02/1985

Publicity

Docklandswide

PR220285

Docklands School Kids Meet David Essex

22/02/1985

Publicity

Docklandswide

PR250285

Statement on LDDC's Relations with Southwark Council, its Decision on the Cherry Garden Pier Application and its Overall Housing Record

25/02/1985

Policy

Southwark

PR260285

Start made on Infrastructure Works in the Royal Docks

26/02/1985

Infrastructure

Royal Docks

PR150385

Press Statement re Millwall Football Club

15/03/1985

Publicity

Docklandswide

PR290385

Tesco to Develop Shopping Centre in Docklands

29/03/1985

Developments

Surrey Docks

PR230485

John W Mackay to become Museum Ship

23/04/1985

Developments

Isle of Dogs

PR010585

Star Aviation - Chambers Wharf

01/05/1985

Planning

Bermondsey Riverside

PR150585

Early Success and Docklands Training Centre

15/05/1985

Education & Training

Isle of Dogs

PR230585

LDDC Welcomes Government Go-ahead for Royal Docks Stolport

23/05/1985

Transport

Royal Docks

PR280685

Major Leisure Development for London's Docklands

28/06/1985

Developments

Isle of Dogs

PR090785

London Docklands sponsors Millwall in 2 year deal

10/07/1985

Publicity

Docklandswide

PR220785

London's Docklands the "Great Water City of the 1990s" predicts LDDC's Chairman

22/07/1985

Policy

Docklandswide

PR100985(a)

Docklands Chess Festival

10/09/1985

Publicity

Docklandswide

PR100985(b) Downtown Estates Issue Resolved
10/09/1985 Housing Surrey Docks
PR260985
New City Rail Link to Docklands Proposed
26/09/1985 Transport Docklandswide

PR171085

British Expo for the Royal Docks

17/10/1985

Developments

Royal Docks

PR181085

Corporation Board committed to achieving Canary Wharf financial centre development

18/10/1985

Canary Wharf

Isle of Dogs

PR141185

Drama of the Royal Docks

14/11/1985

Arts

Royal Docks

PR171285

Cherry Garden Housing Site

17/12/1985

Housing

Bermondsey Riverside

PR191285(a)

Cherry Garden Housing Site

19/12/1985

Housing

Bermondsey Riverside

PR191285(b) The Birds Take off at the Royal Dock 19/12/1985 Arts Royal Docks

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1986

Number Title
Date
Category Location
PR140186 LDDC Acquires Land from Port of London Authority 14/01/1986 Land Royal Docks
PR310186 Major Contracts Awarded for Drainage of Royal Docks 31/01/1986 Infrastructure Royal Docks
PR110286 LDDC Grants 17,500 for Union Banner Restoration to the National Museum of Labour History 11/02/1986 Community Docklandswide
PR120286 LDDC Presents 17,500 Cheque to the National Museum of Labour History for Union Banner Restoration 12/02/1986 Community Docklandswide
PR240286 London's Stolport Given Go-ahead 24/02/1986 Transport Royal Docks
PR120386(a) Major Media Centre Opens in Docklands 12/03/1986 Developments Isle of Dogs
PR120386(b) Drainage Construction Opens Up New Jobs in the Royals
12/03/198 Infrastructure
Royal Docks
PR170386 LDDC Planning Committee Meetings Open to the Public 17/03/1986 Planning Docklandswide
PR070486 New Road Links Docklands with Britain's Motorways 07/04/1986 Transport Beckton
PR140486 Flour Signs Docklands Lease 15/04/1986 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR150486(a) Flour Signs Docklands Lease 15/04/1986 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR150486(b) LDDC Welcomes Chesterton's Residential to Docklands
15/04/1986 Misc Isle of Dogs
PR160486(a) City Support for Docklands 16/04/1986 Visits Docklandswide
PR160486(b) Ministers and Docklands Sign New Training Deal 16/04/1986 Education & Training Docklandswide
PR230586 Britain's Largest Man-Made Ecological Park opens in London Docklands 23/05/1986 Ecology Surrey Docks
PR290586 Prince Charles Visits London Docklands and Lays Foundation Stone of London City Airport 29/05/1986 Visits Docklandswide
PR230686 Scandinavian Trade Centre to be built in London Docklands 23/06/1986 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR300686 Vital New Roads for Docklands Get Go-ahead from Corporation Board 30/06/1986 Transport Isle of Dogs
PR010786 First Major Environmetal Scheme for the Royal Docks 01/07/1986 Environmental Schemes Royal Docks
PR080786 HRH Duke of Edinburgh Visit to Docklands Tuesday 8th July 1986 08/07/1986 Visits Docklandswide
PR170786(a) 35m Office and Retail Development for London's Enterprise Zone 17/07/1986 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR170786(b) Preliminary Work to Start on Canary Wharf
17/07/1986 Developments Isle of Dogs
PR290786 Docklands' Fifth Year - The Landmark of Change 29/07/1986 Publicity Docklandswide
PR310786 Further Royal Docks Drainage Contract Awarded 31/07/1986 Infrastructure Royal Docks
PR050886 LDDC Seeks Local Views on Royals Development Proposals 05/08/1986 Planning Royal Docks
PR030986 Docklands - The Next Five Years 03/09/1986 Planning Docklandswide
PR131086 Merrill Lynch Joins the Move to Docklands 13/10/1986 Enterprise Zone Isle of Dogs
PR031186 West Ferry Circus Planning Application to be sent to the Secretary of State 03/11/1986 Canary Wharf Isle of Dogs
PR271186 Major Road Improvements for Surrey Docks in London Docklands 27/11/1986 Transport Surrey Docks
PR011286 DLR Bill Signals Major Tourism Initiative in Docklands 01/12/1986 Transport Docklandswide
PR101286 Docklands - A New Tourism Opportunity 10/12/1986 Policy Docklandswide

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1987

Number Title
Date
Category Location
PR060187 Docklands - Britain's Premier Watersports Venue 06/01/1987 Watersports Docklandswide
PR230187 Local Support for Royal Docks Schemes 23/01/1987 Planning Royal Docks
PR050387 Docklands to Host Major Urban Development Conference 05/03/1987 Events Docklandswide
PR060387 Planning Approval for West Ferry Circus 06/03/1987 Canary Wharf Isle of Dogs
PR170387 Work Starts on Financial Times' Printing Centre 17/03/1987 Developments Isle of Dogs
PR260387 LDDC Board Joined by Local Councillor 26/03/1987 Misc Docklandswide
PR270387 Richard Eyre Takes to the Slopes to launch EYE in Docklands 27/03/1987 Visits Beckton
PR300387  Docklands Initiative Secures Rented Housing on the Isle of Dogs 30/03/1987 Housing Isle of Dogs
PR150487 Docklands Lends a Hand to Young New Businesses 15/04/1987 Developments Southwark
PR170587 Docklands Youth Training Project Launched 17/05/1987 Education & Training Isle of Dogs
PR180587 Docklands Youth Training Project Launched 18/05/1987 Education & Training Isle of Dogs
PR290587 Royal Docks Schemes to be Advanced 29/05/1987 Developments Royal Docks
PR010787 Major Planning Application for Royal Docks 01/07/1987 Planning Royal Docks
PR060787 HRH The Prince Margaret Visits Docklands 06/07/1987 Visits Docklandswide
PR140787 Major Funding for Isle of Dogs Recreation Ground 14/07/1987 Environmental Schemes Isle of Dogs
PR170787 LDDC Signs Canary Wharf Master Building Agreement 17/07/1987 Canary Wharf Isle of Dogs
PR190887

Crypt Conversion to Provide New Community Centre for Poplar

19/08/1987 Community Isle of Dogs
PR290887 LDDC and London Borough of Newham to Negotiate Memorandum of Agreement over Royal Docks Developments 29/08/1987 Memorandum of Agreement Royal Docks
PR040987(1) 1987 - The Year of Arrival 04/09/1987 Publicity Docklandswide
PR040987(2) Reg Ward Decides to Step Down in January 1998 04/09/1987 Staff Docklandswide
PR100987 Views Sought on Major Royal Docks Planning Application 10/09/1987 Planning Royal Docks
PR220987 LDDC  Corporate Plan 22/09/1987 Planning Docklandswide
PR290987 Social and Community Benefits for Newham Docklands Residents 29/09/1987 Memorandum of Agreement
PR051087 Approval Sought for Londondome Arena and Major Mixed Scheme in the Royals 05/09/1987 Planning Royal Docks
PR191087 Social Development Awards 19/10/1987 Community Docklandswide
PR221087(a) Splash into Greenland 22/10/1987 Community Surrey Docks
PR221087(b) Deputy Chief Executive Joins the Private Sector
22/10/1987 Staff Docklandswide
PR231087 New Homes and Public facilities for Royal Docks 23/10/1987 Developments Royal Docks
PR031187 Major Development Proposal for Royal Victoria Dock 03/11/1987 Developments Royal Docks
PR171187 New Chief Executive Appointed 17/11/1987 Staff Docklandswide

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