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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

Westferry Road 1927


Westferry Road 1927

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© Island History Trust Image Collection


Island History Trust Image Collection


Outing from C& E Mortons, Confectioners, 1927 . The firm occupied sites on both sides of the road near the City Arms and Sufferance Wharf, Westferry Road. The three images put together form one long photograph which was taken in Tobago Street looking east in the direction of Alpha Grove, Cuba Street is at the left and Manilla Street is at the right.