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Russia Dock Woodland, London

England

Extract from Wild London.

Where once stevedores humped timber from the forests of eastern Europe, now trees grow and butterflies dance in long grass. It would be easy to overlook that this was a working dock until the 1970s were it not for bollards, mooring chains and other elements from the area’s past which have been incorporated into its fabric.

Russia Dock Woodland

Salter Road, SE16

 

Photos by Barney Moss.

Published 24 January 2018

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