Sunday 10 June 2007 5.08pm
Wharves with warehousing up until the 1960s:
Stanton's. Running east of Butler's Wharf, I think the sequence was:
Gun & Shot
There are pictures of the former wharves at:
I think one reason why the sites missed out on the 1980s investment boom was because the Kuwaiti owned St Martin's property corporation came up with some spectacularly bad pastiche architecture for various schemes on the site - one a replica of the Palace of Westminster, and one resembling St Mark's Square, Venice IIRC -that ministers in the then Conservative Government rejected.