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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 1930s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1935 Jubilee Celebrations, Glengall Road: crowd gathered round temporary stage erected in front of houses. Illustrates traditional houses in Glengall Road, built when Cubitt Town was developed in the 1850s and 1860s. The man in the centre of the stage is William George Woolner, who lived at No.47 by Mrs B. Cocks