26. Oct, 2016

Opening of St Katharine Docks, this day in 1828

This spectacular event must have been fraught with tension- it was an unpopular, controversial decision, brilliantly achieved in an incredible short period of time. An interesting acoount is given on http://www.thehistoryoflondon.co.uk/st-katharines-docks/ 

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