Burrells Wharf

Burrells Wharf is a riverside development in London, England, located in the Docklands area. Situated on the Isle of Dogs, this development is one of only two grade-listed development in the area, the other being the warehouse on West India Quay.

This wharf has a colourful history. Originally Millwall Iron Works it bought by John Scott Russell and was where the SS Great Eastern was built and launched (a huge steam and sail ship built in 1858 and designed by the brilliant engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel). It was also a colour factory until the late '80s when the operations were relocated.

In 1988 Burrells was converted to residential use and now consists of some 400 apartments with central leisure facilities. Burrells is well known for its relaxed and social atmosphere.

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