The London Docks, situated in Wapping, had fallen into disrepair. Together with architects, Shepheard, Epstein and Hunter and quantity surveyors, Burrell, Hayward and Budd, our role is to resurrect the decaying area of Wapping.

As author Ian Mudd explains, our philosophy would be to retain the more important aspects of dockland heritage, to re-use or adapt existing dock walls, locks and structures and to minimise demolition costs.

Other articles in this issue of The Arup Journal include: 'The Times' New Printing House Square, London, UK; Competition for township at Sulaibikhat, Kuwait; Management-type contracts: an introduction.

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The Arup Journal 1977 - Issue 3