Shad Thames - just east of Tower Bridge, was the largest warehouse complex in the world during the Victorian era, but has now been re-imagined as  hundreds of posh urban nests. The iron bridge gantries connected the riverside Butler's Wharf with adjoining warehouses. Coo! It looks like a scene from Oliver! And it is. Parts were filmed here, & Bill Sikes fell to his death from nearby 'Jacob's Island' at the eastern end.

Shad Thames - east of Tower Bridge. Was largest warehouse complex in the world during Victorian era.

Royal Docks 1950

Royal Docks 1950 - white liners appearing opposite The Highway were so exciting…

15th August 1938: Children playing cricket in a street in Millwall, east London. A liner on the Thames is in the background. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

View the picture 'Street Cricket' from the photo gallery 'Vintage Street Cricket' on Yahoo Cricket India. August Children playing cricket in a street in Millwall, east London. A liner on the Thames is in the background. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

East London Rag Dealer

Rabbis, rags and rainy Whitechapel: Stunning photos from the celebrate Jewish life in post-war East End

Buildings ~ Photograph by Tony Bock ~ East End of London. ______ Possibly Canning Town or Silvertown, Royal Docks area East of Greenwich/Blackwall. Not the East End, but East London, two slightly different things.

Industrial revolution 1830 essay Someone says the beginning of the first Industrial Revolution is in the year of until 1830 it hasnt really vigorously spread all over the world.

Buildings ~ Photograph by Tony Bock ~ East End of London. ______ Possibly Canning Town or Silvertown, Royal Docks area East of Greenwich/Blackwall. Not the East End, but East London, two slightly different things.

Industrial revolution 1830 essay Someone says the beginning of the first Industrial Revolution is in the year of until 1830 it hasnt really vigorously spread all over the world.

When cricket was cricket.  The Second World War briefly put professional cricket on hold, but children still played the sport, even amongst the rubble of bombed London.  This photograph shows John Hudd, a seven-year-old from Canning Town, playing cricket with his brothers during the Blitz

In pictures: when cricket was cricket

put professional cricket on hold, but children still played, even in the rubble of bombed London. John Hudd, from Canning Town, playing cricket with his brothers.

London's East End in the 60s

they were young when the Ripper was a ragin' ---London's East End in the (from London’s East End, a album). Photo by Steve Lewis.

600 people were killed when Hallsville Junior School was bombed in 1940, but the Government gave the death toll as 77. Canning Town, London

600 people were killed when Hallsville Junior School was bombed in but the Government gave the death toll as Canning Town, London

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