History

Barnet Grove in 1979

As Spring approaches and we are outside on our green spaces more I thought you’d be interested in this shot taken on Barnet Grove in 1979 of what is now Jesus Green. The archway was opposite Wimbolt Street and led into a small wood factory. Houses surrounded what is now the green on all sides,

Photos of Brick Lane from the 1980s

The Guardian has published some photos of Brick Lane taken by Raju Vaidyanathan. Vaidyanathan has been taking pictures

Old photos

Many will know about the fish market that was built at the West end of Columbia Road in 1869 and too soon after (circa 1958) was demolished. We’ve found a picture of the building we’ve not seen before and also some other photos from around the web, so thought they’d be worth sharing. If you

Local history: Northern Outfall Sewer

Now forming the substructure to Newham’s Greenway, the 150 year old Northern Outfall Sewer is part of London’s

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The Flying Scud in Hackney Road 1945 pic.twitter.com/CQngArXiP1 — David (@watchbriefmedia) February 26, 2016

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The life of Annie Besant. A feminist reformer and philanthropic figure for the #east-end. https://t.co/KHYabWDox7 #jherablg @EastLondonGroup —

Historical Photos

  Just found some historical photos of Jesus Green/ Columbia Road neighbourhood on our old web site so