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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
Island History Trust Image Collection
Constuction work to house the new plant at Brown & Polson Ltd (now Tate & Lyle) Alpha Grove, Isle of Dogs, in the 1950s. The firm bought up the business of George Clark & Son Ltd., established there in 1898, in 1956, and sold out to Tate & Lyle in 1964. In the background are houses and blocks of flats in Mellish Street and Tiller Road.
Donated by Tate & Lyle