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1

When did redevelopment of the Docklands begin?

In the early 1980's

2

Why was the UDC - London Docklands Development Corporation set up?

To regenerate this part of East London. The area was mostly derelict due to the decline in the docks. The introduction of a container port at Tilbury led to the docks going into decline.

3

What did they do to develop this area?

Improvements in transport (Docklands light railway), a city airport. Extension to the tube.