The importance of Life Rings

RoDMA were pleased to receive the email below which reiterates the importance of why life rings are situated around the docks. Hi, Last April a woman jumped from the top of the middle of Royal Docks bridge. I happened to be helping out with the local Parkrun that...

Unauthorised Swimming in the docks

PLEASE NOTE Despite our continuous patrols and efforts to try and stop the public from swimming in the docks, we are still experiencing a high number of unauthorised swimming, particularly around the beach area. While we appreciate how tempting it is to cool off in...

UPDATE ON RVD FOOTBRIDGE – July 2020

1. The Royal Victoria Dock (RVD) Footbridge is a high-level bridge which bisects RVD and provides a route from Excel (close to the DLR Custom House Station) over to Britannia Village. It had two lifts that were installed at each end of the bridge. These lifts were...

Pioneering Project @ the Royal Docks

RODMA worked with Kilnbridge, Mammoet and Thamescraft on a pioneering project. The Royal Docks locked in a 91m LOA semi-submersible barge, loaded two 36 x18m concrete hulls (built in the Royal Docks) with SPMTs onto the semi-submersible barge, then submerged the barge...

Opening of Albert Island Marina

The Department for Media, Culture and Sport have issued new guidance on opening of Marinas, it is as follows: Marinas may re-open to allow people to visit their boats to carry out maintenance, ensuring appropriate measures are in place to follow social distancing...