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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


Cambridge Heath Road, 1950

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© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives


Mile End, 1950s, Street Scenes, Shops, Pubs


No. 126 Cambridge Heath Road on the west side, looking south from No. 161 (The Carpenters Arms Public House, No. 151). Taken on 5th May 1950, by the Metropolitan Borough of Stepney's Borough Engineer and Surveyors Department.