Before Canary Wharf was the heart of Europe's financial industry, with its towering skyscrapers and Monday to Friday business hours, it was home to communities living cheek by jowl in post-war Britain.
This card was posted in 1912, and the on the back details that the hospital is in the East India Dock Road and is 'principally for accidents occurring in the streets, factories, wharves, etc'. Note the sign asking 'Drivers kindly walk past the hospital'.
Architects hark back to Festival of Britain with 'vertical carnival'
Oliver Wainwright: The 1951 Festival had it all: the jaw-dropping Skylon tower, the Dome of Discovery and an unswerving optimism about the future. Now, International Architecture Showcase are reviving that energy, dreaming up plans for east London estates