Inside Silvertown – This building previously owned by milling company Spillers has fallen into ruin since Silvertown finally and 'officially' closed its doors in 1981.
Inside Silvertown – The once thriving industrial hub has been left almost entirely untouched since the late 1960s.
Inside Silvertown – Former factories and the houses that were home to its workers can still be seen. The area suffered significant damage during both world wars but managed to fight back.
Inside Silvertown – One of the many derelict buildings in Silvertown. Georges Diner (sic) -- a former café once popular with local workers.
Inside Silvertown – Vacant plots are covered in lilac buddleia -- Britain's unofficial national flower of abandoned sites.
Inside Silvertown – Some people are calling Silvertown's upcoming £3.5bn ($5.3bn) regeneration project "the new Brooklyn."
Inside Silvertown – Through metal mesh the new development of Silvertown begins. Plans include some 3,385 new residential units and a home for 150 businesses
Inside Silvertown – In the distance signs of redevelopment can be seen, but the debris of a fallen town near London's City airport is still visible.
Inside Silvertown – According to tour guide Paul Talling, "Silvertown was, until recently, the only place in London that you could have blindfolded me and I could detect where I was due to the smell in the air -- whether it be of sweet sugar or other dubious aromas of the few remaining industries in the area."
The view from one of the buildings in Silvertown overlooking the area.