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Borough London Borough of Tower Hamlets
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Blackwall is an area in East London located on the River Thames, and is the administrative headquarters of London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and is part of the Port of London.

Blackwall focus point is Blackwall Way, and it is the location of Blackwall Basin, Blackwall Tunnel, Traffic Light Tree, the Virginia Settlers Monument and The Gun.

The area takes its name from a historic stretch of riverside wall built along an outside curve of the Thames, to protect the area from flooding. While mostly residential, Blackwall Yard here provides moorings for vessels.

TransportEdit

The area is connected at Blackwall and East India to the Docklands Light Railway, a light metro system.

London Buses routes 15, 115, D3, D6, D7, D8 and N550 and N551 all run in Blackwall.

See also the Blackwall Tunnel, Blackwall Station and Blackwall Railway Station.

More information on the Wikipedia page [1]

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