Twitter logo Facebook logo Flickr logo

Tel: 0333 370 4700

Enrol: 0207 364 5665

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 Park

Image Number:





Island History Trust Image Collection


Millwall Park open air swimming pool 1929. destroyed during the Second World War. Builders Arms Public House, Stebondale Street in the background.Left: Frank William Sale b. 1910 lived in Stebondale Street ( roof of houses visible through the trees ). His father was William Herbert Sale who came to London from Suffolk ( Newmarket or St Edmunds ) c. 1900, with two brothers. Two settled on the Island, one in Canning Town. In the water: Arty Jones, Stebondale Street. Lying down: George Lawton, Seyssell Street. On Steps: Winky Richards ( his brother was hanged for murdering his wife in spite of a petition from the Islanders ). Donated by Bill Sale