Silvertown Quays to be transformed

A 1.5 billion pound deal to transform a neglected part of the East End has been announced by the Mayor, Boris Johnson. A new development at Silvertown Quays in the Royal Docks will create 9,000 new jobs.

Piers Hopkirk reports.


£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'.