From Docks to Desktops (BOK)

Simon Startin

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Created from dozens of personal testimonies, this is the story of the changing face of work today. Surrey Docks in South-East London was once a thriving commercial hub, hosting some of the UK's leading commercial brands, including Crosse & Blackwell, Sarson's, Peek Freans and Lipton's. These huge organisations created a myriad of jobs for local people, and the community prospered. But, with the decline of the docks in the 1970s, factories closed down or relocated, work patterns changed and redevelopment began. From Docks to Desktops explores the fascinating story of how one community has survived the 21st-century challenges of urban change and renewal.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Simon Startin
Aurora Metro Press
ISBN 9781906582548
Antall sider 64 Dimensjoner 19,8cm x 12,9cm x 0,5cm
Vekt 42 gram Emner og form Plays, playscripts, Urban communities