As a result of the trip downriver for the Whitebait Dinner, I was able to see the Isle of Dogs from a sideways perspective, which I haven’t done for a long time.
Cascades is still dominant as one swings round southwards:-
Canary Wharf itself remains semi-sublime:-
Dundee Wharf is on the bend turning south:-
This is another of Piers Gough’s contributions to the riverside – Seacon Wharf of 2004:-
Looking further into the Isle of Dogs, there is a mass of new building whose architects I can’t identify:-
At the bottom is Dr. Barraclough’s house, designed by Stout and Litchfield and a monument of a different era:-
Looking back, I am reminded that the idea of Docklands was the result of a visit by Geoffrey Howe to Hong Kong:-