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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


Manchester Road 1900s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


An artist's impression of the remodelled Cubitt Town Primitive Methodist Church in Manchester Road, Isle of Dogs. The chapel had originally been built in 1862, enlarged in 1878, and these alterations were made in 1905. The contractors rebuilding were Messrs. F. & T. Thorne of Cubitt Town. The chapel was demolished in the 1970s. by Mrs G. Hubbard