Architecture London Photography

Container City

Tucked away on a former buoy manufacturing site opposite the Millennium Dome lies Trinity Buoy Wharf, a “site for artistic and cultural activities”. On a cold but bright Saturday afternoon, I took a short DLR train trip down there to take a look around. To my surprise the place was dead – not a living soul in sight bar the odd seagull – however, this didn’t stop me from having a look around and taking a few photos 🙂

Container City II
Fatboy\'s Diner
The Riverside Building
Growth & Power

The area boasts London’s only lighthouse, plenty of fresh air and possibly most interestingly Container City – two unique looking buildings made of re-purposed shipping containers (very eco-friendly etc). Whilst it doesn’t take long to look around it is well worth a visit if you’re nearby.


Originally from the UK, David is designer and wanderer currently based in Kamakura. Prior to this, he lived in China and longs to explore more of this vast and varied land. He started Randomwire in 2003 to chronicle his travels and occasional musings. Feel free to drop him a line.

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