Tag: port

July 26, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Rivers Settlements have risen by rivers from earliest times.  In 50 AD, the Romans built Londinium near Walbrook, where the Thames was still tidal.  By the 18th c, their wharves & 1st London Bridge enabled trade within Britain & around the globe, & made London the world’s busiest port.  The river’s economic, leisure & inspiration…

May 16, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Heyday Let’s use rivers as transport arteries to move people & goods, as in their heyday.  London was busiest world port in the 19th c.  Innovations like floating cycle paths could bring a buzz back to city rivers  Guessed the Word?       Series 23 (6/8)        [pic: Claude Monet 1871]