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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 Road

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Probably the 1953 Coronation, in Glengall Road/Grove (library in background). Left to right: Marjorie Simes (in headscarf); Mrs Taylor; Mrs Lizzie Franklin; Mrs Green, Joyce Taylor. One of the little girls on the left is Brenda Budden. Donated by Unknown