The Romans didn’t just make roads…
Before you read this section, you’ll need to understand two words.
A harbour is a place to store boats safely when they are not being used.
A port is a place where boats are unloaded, and loaded.
The Romans made the first harbour and port in London. The harbour was made of wooden frames filled with dirt. In 200 AD and 300 AD trade (selling and buying) grew thanks to the Port of London. Some people grew very rich from all the money they made.