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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


Millwall Dock Pier Head 1960s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1960s: Millwall Dock Pier Head and lock entrance and Dock Company (PLA) cottages. These homes were used by the lock keepers, divers and other dock company employees. The last of the cottages was demolished in the 1980s. by Sue Martin