Duncart Street,

Road in/near Aldgate East, existed in the 20th century.

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Duncart Street is an old East End street.

It appears on the 1899 Booth map.


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The Underground Map   
Added: 20 Sep 2020 13:01 GMT   

Pepys starts diary
On 1 January 1659, Samuel Pepys started his famous daily diary and maintained it for ten years. The diary has become perhaps the most extensive source of information on this critical period of English history. Pepys never considered that his diary would be read by others. The original diary consisted of six volumes written in Shelton shorthand, which he had learned as an undergraduate on scholarship at Magdalene College, Cambridge. This shorthand was introduced in 1626, and was the same system Isaac Newton used when writing.

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Tricia   
Added: 27 Apr 2021 12:05 GMT   

St George in the East Church
This Church was opened in 1729, designed by Hawksmore. Inside destroyed by incendrie bomb 16th April 1941. Rebuilt inside and finished in 1964. The building remained open most of the time in a temporary prefab.

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Christine D Elliott   
Added: 11 Jun 2023 14:50 GMT   

Spitalfields
Charles Blutte came to Spitalfields from Walincourt, Picardie, France for reason of religious persecution. His brother Pierre Phillippe Blutte followed the following year. Between the two brothers they had eventually 20 children, they worked as silk weavers around the Brick Lane area. Member’s of Pierre’s family resided at 40 Thomas Street for over 100 years. Another residence associated with the Blutte family is Vine Court, Lamb Street, Spitalfields, number 16,17 & 18 Vine Court was owned by John Kindon, the father in law of Charles Blutte’s son Jean (John) who married Ann Kindon. This residence appears several times in the census records.

Source: Quarto_52_Vol_LII_La_Providence

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Katharina Logan   
Added: 9 Aug 2022 19:01 GMT   

Ely place existed in name in 1857
On 7th July 1857 John James Chase and Mary Ann Weekes were married at St John the Baptist Hoxton, he of full age and she a minor. Both parties list their place of residence as Ely Place, yet according to other information, this street was not named until 1861. He was a bricklayer, she had no occupation listed, but both were literate and able to sign their names on their marriage certificate.

Source: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSF7-Q9Y7?cc=3734475

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Graham O’Connell   
Added: 10 Apr 2021 10:24 GMT   

Lloyd & Sons, Tin Box Manufacturers (1859 - 1982)
A Lloyd & Sons occupied the wharf (now known as Lloyds Wharf, Mill Street) from the mid 19th Century to the late 20th Century. Best known for making tin boxes they also produced a range of things from petrol canisters to collecting tins. They won a notorious libel case in 1915 when a local councillor criticised the working conditions which, in fairness, weren’t great. There was a major fire here in 1929 but the company survived at least until 1982 and probably a year or two after that.

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Marion James   
Added: 12 Mar 2021 17:43 GMT   

26 Edith Street Haggerston
On Monday 11th October 1880 Charlotte Alice Haynes was born at 26 Edith Street Haggerston the home address of her parents her father Francis Haynes a Gilder by trade and her mother Charlotte Alice Haynes and her two older siblings Francis & George who all welcomed the new born baby girl into the world as they lived in part of the small Victorian terraced house which was shared by another family had an outlook view onto the world of the Imperial Gas Works site - a very grey drab reality of the life they were living as an East End working class family - 26 Edith Street no longer stands in 2021 - the small rundown polluted terrace houses of Edith Street are long since gone along with the Gas Companies buildings to be replaced with green open parkland that is popular in 21st century by the trendy residents of today - Charlotte Alice Haynes (1880-1973) is the wife of my Great Grand Uncle Henry Pickett (1878-1930) As I research my family history I slowly begin to understand the life my descendants had to live and the hardships that they went through to survive - London is my home and there are many areas of this great city I find many of my descendants living working and dying in - I am yet to find the golden chalice! But in all truthfulness my family history is so much more than hobby its an understanding of who I am as I gather their stories. Did Charlotte Alice Pickett nee Haynes go on to live a wonderful life - no I do not think so as she became a widow in 1930 worked in a canteen and never remarried living her life in and around Haggerston & Hackney until her death in 1973 with her final resting place at Manor Park Cemetery - I think Charlotte most likely excepted her lot in life like many women from her day, having been born in the Victorian era where the woman had less choice and standing in society, which is a sad state of affairs - So I will endeavour to write about Charlotte and the many other women in my family history to give them the voice of a life they so richly deserve to be recorded !

Edith Street was well situated for the new public transport of two railway stations in 1880 :- Haggerston Railway Station opened in 1867 & Cambridge Heath Railway Station opened in 1872


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Michael Upham   
Added: 16 Jan 2023 21:16 GMT   

Bala Place, SE16
My grandfather was born at 2 Bala Place.

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jack stevens   
Added: 26 Sep 2021 13:38 GMT   

Mothers birth place
Number 5 Whites Row which was built in around 1736 and still standing was the premises my now 93 year old mother was born in, her name at birth was Hilda Evelyne Shaw,

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margaret clark   
Added: 15 Oct 2021 22:23 GMT   

Margaret’s address when she married in 1938
^, Josepine House, Stepney is the address of my mother on her marriage certificate 1938. Her name was Margaret Irene Clark. Her father Basil Clark was a warehouse grocer.

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Added: 6 Nov 2021 15:03 GMT   

Old Nichol Street, E2
Information about my grandfather’s tobacconist shop

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Added: 15 Jan 2023 09:49 GMT   

The Bombing of Nant Street WW2
My uncle with his young son and baby daughter were killed in the bombing of Nant Street in WW2. His wife had gone to be with her mother whilst the bombing of the area was taking place, and so survived. Cannot imagine how she felt when she returned to see her home flattened and to be told of the death of her husband and children.


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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 15:19 GMT   

Bus makes a leap
A number 78 double-decker bus driven by Albert Gunter was forced to jump an accidentally opening Tower Bridge.

He was awarded a £10 bonus.

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Steven Shepherd   
Added: 4 Feb 2021 14:20 GMT   

Our House
I and my three brothers were born at 178 Pitfield Street. All of my Mothers Family (ADAMS) Lived in the area. There was an area behind the house where the Hoxton Stall holders would keep the barrows. The house was classed as a slum but was a large house with a basement. The basement had 2 rooms that must have been unchanged for many years it contained a ’copper’ used to boil and clean clothes and bedlinen and a large ’range’ a cast iron coal/log fired oven. Coal was delivered through a ’coal hole’ in the street which dropped through to the basement. The front of the house used to be a shop but unused while we lived there. I have many more happy memories of the house too many to put here.

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fariba   
Added: 28 Jun 2021 00:48 GMT   

Tower Bridge Business Complex, S
need for my coursework

Source: university

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Martin Eaton    
Added: 14 Oct 2021 03:56 GMT   

Boundary Estate
Sunbury, Taplow House.

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Sue   
Added: 24 Sep 2023 19:09 GMT   

Meyrick Rd
My family - Roe - lived in poverty at 158 Meyrick Rd in the 1920s, moving to 18 Lavender Terrace in 1935. They also lived in York Rd at one point. Alf, Nell (Ellen), plus children John, Ellen (Did), Gladys, Joyce & various lodgers. Alf worked for the railway (LMS).

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Michael   
Added: 20 Sep 2023 21:10 GMT   

Momentous Birth!
I was born in the upstairs front room of 28 Tyrrell Avenue in August 1938. I was a breach birth and quite heavy ( poor Mum!). My parents moved to that end of terrace house from another rental in St Mary Cray where my three year older brother had been born in 1935. The estate was quite new in 1938 and all the properties were rented. My Father was a Postman. I grew up at no 28 all through WWII and later went to Little Dansington School

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Mike Levy   
Added: 19 Sep 2023 18:10 GMT   

Bombing of Arbour Square in the Blitz
On the night of September 7, 1940. Hyman Lubosky (age 35), his wife Fay (or Fanny)(age 32) and their son Martin (age 17 months) died at 11 Arbour Square. They are buried together in Rainham Jewish Cemetery. Their grave stones read: "Killed by enemy action"

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Lady Townshend   
Added: 8 Sep 2023 16:02 GMT   

Tenant at Westbourne (1807 - 1811)
I think that the 3rd Marquess Townshend - at that time Lord Chartley - was a tenant living either at Westbourne Manor or at Bridge House. He undertook considerable building work there as well as creating gardens. I am trying to trace which house it was. Any ideas gratefully received

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Alex Britton   
Added: 30 Aug 2023 10:43 GMT   

Late opening
The tracks through Roding Valley were opened on 1 May 1903 by the Great Eastern Railway (GER) on its Woodford to Ilford line (the Fairlop Loop).

But the station was not opened until 3 February 1936 by the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER, successor to the GER).

Source: Roding Valley tube station - Wikipedia

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Kevin Pont   
Added: 30 Aug 2023 09:52 GMT   

Shhh....
Roding Valley is the quietest tube station, each year transporting the same number of passengers as Waterloo does in one day.

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Kevin Pont   
Added: 30 Aug 2023 09:47 GMT   

The connection with Bletchley Park
The code-breaking computer used at Bletchley Park was built in Dollis Hill.

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Kevin Pont   
Added: 29 Aug 2023 15:25 GMT   

The deepest station
At 58m below ground, Hampstead is as deep as Nelson’s Column is tall.

Source: Hampstead tube station - Wikipedia

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Langmore House, E1 Langmore House is a block on Stutfield Street.
Leman Street, E1 Leman Street was named after Sir John Leman.
Leyden Street, E1 Leyden Street was laid out in 1899-1904 by Sir Algernon Osborn.
Library Square, EC3N Library Square is a road in the E1 postcode area
Little Alie Street, Little Alie Street is an old East End street.
Little Somerset Street, E1 Little Somerset Street was originally called Harrow Alley but colloquially known as ’Blood Alley.’
Lloyd’s Avenue, EC3N A street within the EC3N postcode
Lloyds Avenue, EC3N Lloyds Avenue is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
Lolesworth Close, E1 Lolesworth Close is a short cul-de-sac on the east side of Commercial Street which was originally the western extremity of Flower and Dean Street.
Manningtree Street, E1 Manningtree Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Mansell Street, E1 Mansell Street runs north-south on the City of London border.
Marden House, E1 Marden House is located on Batty Street.
Martineau Square, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Mary Ann Street, Mary Ann Street is an old East End street.
Maryann Street, E1 Maryann Street existed from the 1810s until after the Second World War.
Matilda Street, Matilda Street is an old East End street.
Mcauley House, E1 Mcauley House is a building on Wentworth Street.
Meadowcroft Mews, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Meranti House, E1 Meranti House can be found on Goodman’s Stile.
Michael’s House, E1 Michael’s House is a block on Alie Street.
Middlesex Street, E1 Middlesex Street is home to the Petticoat Lane Market.
Middlesex Street, EC3A Middlesex Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3A postal area.
Mill Yard, E1 Mill Yard is a road in the E1 postcode area
Minories, EC3N Minories is one of the old streets of the City of London.
Mitali Passage, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Mitre Avenue, EC3A Mitre Avenue is one of the streets of London in the E17 postal area.
Mitre House, EC3A Mitre House is a block on Mitre Street.
Mitre Square, EC3A Mitre Square is a small square in the City of London.
Mitre Street, EC3A Mitre Street connects Creechurch Lane with the Aldgate.
Monthope Road, E1 This is a street in the E1 postcode area
Mulberry Street, E1 Mulberry Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Nathaniel Close, E1 Nathaniel Close consists of houses and flats built in the early 1980s.
Neroli House, E1 Neroli House is a building on Piazza Walk.
New Baltic House, EC3M New Baltic House is a block on Fenchurch Street.
New Castle Street, New Castle Street is an old East End street.
New Drum Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
New Evershed House, E1 New Evershed House is located on Old Castle Street.
New Goulston Street, E1 New Goulston Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
New Loom House, E1 New Loom House is a block on Back Church Lane.
Newnham Street, Newnham Street is an old East End street.
NMB House, EC3A NMB House is a block on Bevis Marks.
North Tenter Street, E1 North Tenter Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Norvin House, E1 Norvin House can be found on Commercial Street.
Nottingham Place, E1 Nottingham Place is an old East End street.
Old Castle Street, E1 Old Castle Street runs north-south from Wentworth Street to Whitechapel High Street, the southern section of which incorporates the former Castle Alley, murder site of Ripper victim Alice McKenzie.
Old Montague Street, E1 Old Montague Street is a thoroughfare running east-west from Baker’s Row (now Vallance Road) to Brick Lane.
Old Pump House, E1 Old Pump House is a block on Hooper Street.
Osborn House, E1 Osborn House is a block on Middlesex Street.
Osborn Street, E1 Osborn Street is a short road leading from Whitechapel Road to the crossroads with Brick Lane, Wentworth Street and Old Montague Street.
Osborne House, E1 Osborne House is a block on Osborn Street.
Osborne House, EC2M Osborne House is a block on Devonshire Square.
Palmer Street, Palmer Street is an old East End street.
Parfett Street, E1 Parfett Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Park Lane City Apartments, E1 Park Lane City Apartments is a block on Middlesex Street.
Pegswood Court, E1 Pegswood Court is a block on Cable Street.
Pell Street, Pell Street is an old East End street.
Penine House, E1 Penine House is a block on Camperdown Street.
Pepys Street, EC3N Pepys Street links Seething Lane in the west to Cooper’s Row in the east.
Perilla House, E1 Perilla House is a building on Bridle Mews.
Petticoat Square, E1 A street within the postcode
Petticoat Tower, E1 Petticoat Tower is a block on Middlesex Street.
Philchurch Place, E1 Philchurch Place is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Philchurch Street, E1 Philchurch Street, which disappeared after the Second World War, was originally Philip Street.
Piazza Walk, E1 Piazza Walk is a location in London.
Pimento House, E1 Pimento House is located on Gower’s Walk.
Pinchin Street, E1 Pinchin Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Plumbers Row, E1 Plumbers Row is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Pomell Way, E1 Pomell Way is a road in the E1 postcode area
Port of London Authority Building, EC3N Port of London Authority Building can be found on Trinity Square.
Portsoken Street, EC3N Portsoken Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Prescot House, E1 Prescot House is a block on Prescot Street.
Prescot Street, E1 Prescot Street was named for Rebecca Prescott, wife of William Leman.
Prince of Orange Court, E1 Prince of Orange Court was a former street in the area.
Princes Square, Princes Square is an old East End street.
Providence Street, Providence Street is an old East End street.
Queen’s Place, E1 Queen’s Place seems to have been a victim of the London Blitz.
Railway Place, Railway Place is an old East End street.
Rangoon Street, EC3N The East and West India Docks Company’s eastern trade gave its name to Rangoon Street.
Resolution Plaza, E1 Resolution Plaza is a location in London.
Riga Mews, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
River Thames at 51.501, High Street, E1 was renamed as Great Garden Street, E1 in 1874.
Rix Court, E1 Rix Court was replaced by a wool warehouse sometime during the twentieth century.
Rope Walk Gardens, E1 Rope Walk Gardens is a location in London.
Ropewalk Gardens, EC1M Ropewalk Gardens is a location in London.
Rose Court, E1 Rose Court runs off Widegate Street.
Royal Mint Place, E1 Royal Mint Place is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Royal Mint Street, E1 Royal Mint Street began its life as Rosemary Lane.
Rupert Street, E1 Rupert Street was situated to the east of Leman Street.
Sander Street, E1 Sander Street ran from Back Church Lane to Berner Street (Henriques Street).
Sandy’s Row, E1 Sandy’s Row runs along the City of London boundary.
Sandy’s Street, EC2M Sandy’s Street disappeared when Middlesex Street was extended in the 1890s.
Sapphire Court, E1 Sapphire Court is a block on Ensign Street.
Saracen’s Head Yard, EC3N Saracen’s Head Yard was to the south of Aldgate.
Satin House, E1 Satin House is a block on Canter Way.
Savage Gardens, EC3N Savage Gardens connects Crutched Friars in the north to Trinity Square in the south, crossing Pepys Street.
Scarborough Street, E1 This is a street in the E1 postcode area
Seething Lane, EC3R Seething Lane is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
Settles Street, E1 Settles Street links Fieldgate Street with Commercial Road.
Severn Street, Severn Street is an old East End street.
Severne Street, E1 Severne Street - also Severn Street - was a victim of the London Blitz.
Shearsmith House, E1 Shearsmith House is a building on Hindmarsh Close.
Shepherd Street, Shepherd Street is an old East End street.
Shepherds Place, Shepherds Place is an old East End street.
Shield House, EC2M Shield House is a block on New Street.
Sloane Apartments, E1 Sloane Apartments is sited on Old Castle Street.
Smithfield Court, E1 Smithfield Court is located on Cable Street.
South Tenter Street, E1 South Tenter Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Splidts Street, E1 Splidts Street was formerly Splidts Terrace and before that, Cain’s Place.
St Botolph Building, EC3A St Botolph Building is a block on Houndsditch.
St Botolph Street, EC3A St Botolph Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3A postal area.
St Clare House, EC3N St Clare House is sited on Minories.
St Clare Street, EC3N St Clare Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
St Clements House, E1 St Clements House is a building on Leyden Street.
St James’s Passage, EC3N St James’s Passage was formerly known as Church Passage.
St James’s Place, EC3A St James’s Place was an open square, formerly Broad Court, which held a daily market that sold fruits of various kinds.
St Mark Street, E1 St Mark Street was built on the old Goodman’s Fields.
St Marks Street, St Marks Street is an old East End street.
Stable Walk, E1 Stable Walk is a location in London.
Standon House, E1 Standon House is a block on Mansell Street.
Stockholm House, E1 Stockholm House is a building on Swedenborg Gardens.
Stoney Lane, EC3A Stoney Lane is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Strype Street, E1 John Strype, who became an antiquary, historian and parson was the son of a Huguenot weaver and born near here in 1643.
Stutfield Street, E1 Stutfield Street has existed since the early nineteenth century.
Sugar House, E1 Sugar House is a block on Leman Street.
Swan Street, Swan Street is an old East End street.
Symons House, E1 Symons House is a building on Alie Street.
Tenter Ground, E1 Tenter Ground is one of the notable streetnames of Spitalfields.
Tenter Street East, Tenter Street East is an old East End street.
Tenter Street North, Tenter Street North is an old East End street.
Tenter Street South, Tenter Street South is an old East End street.
Tenter Street West, Tenter Street West is an old East End street.
The Community Centre, E1 The Community Centre is a location in London.
The Old Montague Apartments, E1 The Old Montague Apartments is a block on Old Montague Street.
The Queen’s Steps, EC3N The Queen’s Steps is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
The Relay Building, E1 The Relay Building is a block on Commercial Street.
The White Chapel Building, E1 The White Chapel Building is a block on Whitechapel High Street.
Thrawl Street, E1 Originally built by Henry Thrall around 1656, Thrawl Street ran east-west from Brick Lane across a former tenter field owned by the Fossan brothers, Thomas and Lewis.
Tower House, E1 Tower House is a block on Fieldgate Street.
Toynbee Street, E1 Toynbee Street, formerly Shepherd Street, was laid out in 1810-24 and redeveloped in 1927-36 as part of the London County Council’s Holland estate.
Tulip Street, E1 Tulip Street is an old East End street.
Tyne Street, E1 Tyne Street is a location in London.
Universal House, E1 Universal House is a block on Wentworth Street.
Victoria Avenue, E1 This is a street in the EC2M postcode area
Victoria House, E1 Victoria House is a block on Middlesex Street.
Vine Court, E1 Vine Court is a small turning south from Whitechapel Road.
Vine Street, EC3N Vine Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
Walsingham House, EC3N Walsingham House is a block on Seething Lane.
Wellclose Square, E1 Wellclose Square lies between Cable Street to the north and The Highway to the south.
Wentworth Street, E1 Wentworth Street runs east-west from the junction of Brick Lane, Osborn Street and Old Montague Street to Middlesex Street.
West Tenter Street, E1 West Tenter Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
White Church Lane, E1 White Church Lane is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
White Church Passage, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
White Kennett Street, EC3A White Kennett Street was named after a Bishop of Peterborough.
Whitechapel High Street, E1 Whitechapel High Street runs approximately west-east from Aldgate High Street to Whitechapel Road and is designated as part of the A11.
Whitechapel Market, E1 Whitechapel Market is a road in the E1 postcode area
Whitechapel Technology Centre, E1 Whitechapel Technology Centre is based in the East London Works.
Wide Gate Street, Wide Gate Street is an old East End street.
Widegate Street, E1 Widegate Street is now a short street connecting Middlesex Street and Sandy’s Row.
Wilson Tower, E1 Wilson Tower is a block on Christian Street.
Windsor Street, EC2M Windsor Street was formerly a named street of the area.
Wiverton Tower, E1 Wiverton Tower is a block on New Drum Street.
Wool House, E1 Wool House is a building on Back Church Lane.
Wynfrid House, E1 Wynfrid House is a block on Mulberry Street.

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Still and Star The Still & Star was on Little Somerset Street near to Aldgate High Street.
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The Culpeper The Culpeper used to be called the Princess Alice.


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Aldgate East

In a land east of Aldgate, lies the land of Aldgate East...

The name Commercial Road had been proposed for the original Aldgate East station, which opened on 6 October 1884 as part of an eastern extension to the Metropolitan District Railway (now the District Line), some 500 feet to the west of the current station, close to the Metropolitan Railway’s Aldgate station. However, when the curve to join the Metropolitan Railway from Liverpool Street was built, the curve had to be particularly sharp due to the presence of Aldgate East station, at which it needed to be straight.

As part of London Transport’s 1935-1940 New Works Programme, the triangular junction at Aldgate was enlarged, to allow for a much gentler curve and to ensure that trains held on any leg of the triangle did not foul the signals and points at other places. The new Aldgate East platforms were sited almost immediately to the east of their predecessors, with one exit facing west toward the original location, and another at the east end of the new platforms.

The new eastern exit was now close enough to the next station along the line, St Mary’s (Whitechapel Road), that this station could also be closed, reducing operational overhead and journey times, as the new Aldgate East had effectively replaced two earlier stations.

The new station, opened on 31 October 1938 (the earlier station closing permanently the previous night), was designed to be completely subterranean, providing a much needed pedestrian underpass to the road above. However, in order to accommodate the space needed for this, and the platforms below, the existing track required lowering by more than seven feet. To achieve this task, whilst still keeping the track open during the day, the bed underneath the track was excavated, and the track held up by a timber trestle work. Then, once excavation was complete and the new station constructed around the site, an army of over 900 workmen lowered the whole track simultaneously in one night, utilising overhead hooks to suspend the track when necessary. The hooks still remain.

District and Hammersmith and City line trains running into Aldgate East along two sides of the triangle (from Liverpool Street and from Tower Hill) pass through the site of the earlier station, most of which has been obliterated by the current junction alignment, although the extensive width and height and irregular shape of the tunnel can be observed.

Since the station was built completely under a widened road, and was built after concrete had started to be used as a construction material, the platforms have a particularly high headroom. Combined with the late 1930s style of tiling typical of the stations of the then London Passenger Transport Board, the platform area of the station presents a particularly airy and welcoming appearance, unusual on the underground at the time of construction. The tiling contains relief tiles, showing devices pertinent to London Transport and the area it served, were designed by Harold Stabler and made by the Poole Pottery.


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Byward Tower, 1893
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The Great Synagogue of London (1810)
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The Boar’s Head was located on the north side of Whitechapel High Street. The Boar’s Head was originally an inn, which was built in the 1530s; it underwent two renovations for use as a playhouse: first, in 1598, when a simple stage was erected, and a second, more elaborate renovation in 1599.
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The Aldgate Pump (1874) Aldgate Pump is a historic water pump located at the junction where Aldgate meets Fenchurch Street and Leadenhall Street. The pump is notable for its long, and sometimes dark history, as well as its cultural significance as a symbolic start point of the East End of London. The term "East of Aldgate Pump" is used as a synonym for the East End or for East London as a whole.
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St James Duke
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The Third Goodmans Fields Theatre, Great Alie Street (1801)
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Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Lenin) addressing a "smoking debate" at Toynbee Hall (1902)
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A drawing published in 1907 of the west front of the Church of Holy Trinity, Minories
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Whitechapel Gallery
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Byward Tower, 1893
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Battle of Cable Street mural The Battle of Cable Street took place on the corner of Cable Street and Dock Street, and other places
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