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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


18 Urmston House Pier Street 1960s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1960s, view from the window of No. 18 Urmston House, Pier Street, Isle of Dogs, overlooking the car park of Betty May Gray House, which is in the background. by Sue Martin