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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 School 1940s


Glengall Road School 1940s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Gooding and Tobias, members of the Auxiliary Fire Service, Second World War, stationed at Glengall Road School (now Cubitt Town) sub-station. Seen here larking about during a quiet period in the Blitz.