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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

East India Dock Road 1970s


East India Dock Road 1970s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Photograph taken, looking east, to illustrate traffic congestion at the junction of East India Dock Road (foreground) and Cotton Street (on right) during the campaign to get a secondary school on the Island. by Mrs J. Jordan