Thinking of swimming in Shadwell Basin? Here is some basic information for you.

The Marine Policing Unit (MPU) based in Wapping High Street has issued this reminder to Londoners…

Body recovered from Shadwell Basin as drowning highlights problems of partying at Brussels Wharf

Yesterday three people entered the River Thames and did not resurface. One at Waterloo, one at…

Shadwell Basin footpath overrun with rats (Warning: story contains rats)

If you go down to Shadwell Basin today you are in for a big surprise -…

Wildlife under threat as takeover of Shadwell Basin by swimmers continues

The numerous unauthorised swimmers in Shadwell Basin have ignored polite requests not to swim in the…

Stop swimming at Shadwell Basin asks Mayor. Meh, reply swimmers

Mayor John Biggs has asked the numerous people who come from all over east and south…

Person drowns at Shadwell Basin

Unconfirmed reports today of a person drowned in Shadwell Basin. The photo below of large numbers…

Kingfishers spotted at Shadwell Basin

Kingfishers have been seen early in the morning at Shadwell Basin. It seems these amazing birds…

Turks Head Company announces plan for Wapping lido

Jon Aldenton’s Turks Head Company has unveiled a £3.5m plan for a Wapping Lido which aims…

Great Crested Grebes on Shadwell Basin

Good to see a pair of Great Crested Grebes (Podiceps cristatus) on Shadwell Basin this morning.…

Two kingfishers seen hunting on Shadwell Basin

Kevin is back! And the Wapping Kingfisher has brought a friend. Two (yes – two!) kingfishers…