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£1.5 billion Silvertown revamp

Boris Johnson has announced a £1.5 billion deal to transform the Silvertown Quays in London's Royal Docks, creating thousands of new jobs for Londoners. The area will be turned into a new so-called 'innovation quarter'.

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£1.5 billion Silvertown development could create 9,000 jobs

The area has been undeveloped for decades

Boris Johnson has announced a £1.5 billion project to develop the 50 acre site in Silvertown Quays in a scheme that could create up to 9,000 jobs.

The area has been undeveloped for decades but the developers behind the scheme The Silvertown Partnership say London has seen the regeneration of a number of sites across East London such as nearby Canary Wharf and Straford.

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