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Digital Gallery Images

The Gallery includes images of the borough's streets and buildings and portraits of people and communities. The Digital Gallery images are displayed as thumbnails. Full size images can be viewed by clicking on a thumbnail.

How do I obtain a copy of an image?

Photographic copies can be obtained from Tower Hamlets Local Studies and Archives (there is a charge for this service) or a maximum of 5 digital copies can be emailed to you. If you would like to use the images for publication or display please contact us at


Island Gardens 1960

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Island History Trust Image Collection


In Island Gardens 1960 looking towards the old houses in Wharf Road, and in the background, houses in Manchester Road. This site is now occupied by the George Green’s Centre. The little girl on the right is Linda Blasker and her friend’s surname is Brazier. From M. Hamilton