January

2017

Peninsula Place by Calatrava announced.

September

2015

New Masterplan Granted.

September

2014

Greenwich Peninsula Gateway Pavilions Open. Cable & Roper and The Lighterman Buildings Launch.

November

2013

Knight Dragon purchases 40% share in GPRL, taking 100% ownership. GPRL is renamed as Knight Dragon
Developments Limited.

Summer

2013

Knight Dragon begins construction of 506 apartments. AEG begin work on a hotel and residential building.

July

2012

Knight Dragon buys 60% share in GPRL.

Summer

2012

2012 Olympics hosted at the O2.

Spring

2012

Emirates Air Line cable car opens.

Spring

2012

Residents move into first Bellway scheme.

September

2010

Ravensbourne College arrives
on the Peninsula.


2010

Commercial units open in Mitre Passage.

May

2007

Greenwich Peninsula Regeneration Limited (‘GPRL’) is formed as a
50:50 joint venture by Quintain and Lend Lease.

May

2005

Millennium Dome becomes the O2 Arena.


2000

Millennium Exhibition is held at the Millennium Dome.

Oct

1999

Sir Terry Farrell creates his masterplan for the Peninsula.


1999

North Greenwich Tube opens.


1987

Blackwall Tunnel opens.


1860's

Henry Bessemer builds a steel works to supply the shipbuilding industry.


19th Century

The Peninsula is steadily industrialised.


16th Century

The Peninsula is drained, allowing it to be used as pasture.