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(Isle of Dogs[?] is also a play by Thomas Nashe[?] and Ben Jonson.)

The Isle of Dogs is an island formed by the Thames and the West India Docks[?]. It is to be found in the East End[?] of London, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. It is also considered part of Docklands, an area designated in 1981 by the British Government for redevelopment by the London Docklands Development Corporation[?] (LDDC). It was the site of the highest concentration of council housing in England, but now it is also known as the site of the Canary Wharf development built on Poplar Gut[?]. 1 Canada Square, also known as The Canary Wharf Tower, is the tallest building in Britain at 244 metres.

The area includes Millwall[?], Cubitt Town[?], and Blackwall[?]. North Greenwich is no longer a name applied to the southern end of the island.

It is an area of social extremes, encompassing some of the most expensive and luxurious housing and offices, whilst Blackwall[?] is the 81st poorest ward in England out of over 8,000.

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Tube and DLR stations on the Island are:



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