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London’s Royal Docks facing west. Maritime traffic in the Royal Docks reached its peak in the 1950s. Photo taken mid-20th century.

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The Richardsons, Westgarth and Co Marine Engineering Works and Shipbuilding Yard (G. Clark Ltd), Queen Alexandra Bridge and the surrounding industrial area, Sunderland, 1946.

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Beckton Gas Works was once the biggest in the world. It provided much of London's gas from coal, closing in 1969. Photo by David Flett in May 1974.

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