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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


Glengall Grove 1960s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Mrs Sarah Edwards (nee Oxley) and Kathy Deal (later Logan), in the back garden of their home in Glengall Grove, E14, in the 1960s. ‘You always did your hair up in rollers whilst cleaning at home, etc., in readiness for going out at night. From Mrs J. Ezekiel