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Emirates Air Line cable car now has NO regular commuters

853 exclusive: It had just four regular commuters last year – now the Emirates Air Line cable car appears to have NO regular users at all between Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks, according to figures issued by Transport for London. 967 more words

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The Gas Holder

The East Greenwich Gas Works of the South Metropolitan Gas Company was the last gas works to be built in London, and the most modern. Originally manufacturing town gasĀ from coal brought in by river and exporting coke and chemicals, the plant was adapted to produce gas from oil in the 1960s. 124 more words

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Greenwich Peninsula History

Greenwich Peninsula forms part of an area historically known as Greenwich Marsh.
Earliest recorded references to the area date back to 918 AD when the Marsh, and nearby Westcombe Park, were owned by Princess Aelfrida, daughter of Alfred the Great. 410 more words