The Boatyard

Landmark structures would incorporate vertical play spaces and commanding views over London, while 'the wreck' – a sunken boat located at the tidal margins of the Thames – would have video links to and from the top of the Millennium Dome to create a visual link between the two locations. Housing would be provided in a floating village designed to withstand water inundation.

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The Boatyard

Show me the river that first made the city

The Boatyard aims to emphasise the unique heritage of the Lea Valley and East india Docks by celebrating its boating past. This proposal would revitalise what is now a degraded brownfield site, turning it into a destination with homes, workspace and innovative playspaces.

The creation of the Boatyard would be an importnat step towards promoting biodiversity and improving connections through green infrastructure along the Lea Valley, linking the River Thames to the Olympic Park and beyond.


- Bio-diversity
- Creating new parks
- River Thames


River Thames

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