Delighted to be a contributor to ‘Level Crossing News’

Naturally, I was beside myself with joy when I was asked if the mighty Level Crossing News could use one of my photos, and unable to contain my level crossing-related excitement any further, I went out and snapped another pair.

Sadly, these gates have long since seen better days and are to be found slowly rotting away in Silvertown, by the old East London docks.

They once guarded an important freight line to North Woolwich, but have lain dormant for decades as the once-bustling docks fell derelict from the late 1950s onwards.