Rachel Lichtenstein
Freelance
Rachel Lichtenstein is a writer, artist and archivist, who teaches at the University of Westminster in London. Her latest book is Diamond Street: The Hidden World of Hatton Garden (2012).

Written by Rachel Lichtenstein

Overview of the contruction site of the new London Gateway port on the north side of the Thames estuary in Essex, England. Photo courtesy London Gateway/DP World

Essay/
Oceans and water
Liquid history

The Thames has seen the riches of empire flow for centuries. But now the river is threatened by a super-port development

Rachel Lichtenstein