Postal area E3

Postal area in/near Bow, existing between 1971 and now

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Postal area · Bow · E3 ·
September
26
2020

Postcode

1035

The streets of E3:
Aberavon Road Aberavon Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Ackroyd Drive Ackroyd Drive is a road in the E3 postcode area
Addington Road Addington Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Alameda Place Alameda Place is a location in London.
Alfred Street Alfred Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Alice Lane Alice Lane is a road in the E3 postcode area
Allen Road Allen Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Alma Terrace Alma Terrace is a road in the E3 postcode area
Anderson Square Anderson Square is a location in London.
Annie Besant Close Annie Besant Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Antill Road Antill Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Arbery Road Arbery Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Armagh Road Armagh Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Arnold Road Arnold Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Arrow Road Arrow Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Autumn Street Autumn Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Baldock Street Baldock Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Barry Blandford Way Barry Blandford Way is a location in London.
Baythorne Street Baythorne Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Beachy Road Beachy Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Beale Place Beale Place is a road in the E3 postcode area
Beale Road This is a street in the E3 postcode area
Bellmaker Court Bellmaker Court is a road in the E3 postcode area
Belton Way Belton Way is a road in the E3 postcode area
Benworth Street Benworth Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Birchdown House Residential block
Birdsfield Lane Birdsfield Lane is a road in the E3 postcode area
Blackthorn Street Blackthorn Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach is a road in the E3 postcode area
Blondin Street Blondin Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Bloomfield Road Bloomfield Road used to connect Bow Common Lane and Burdett Road.
Booker Close A street within the E14 postcode
Bow Arts Lane Bow Arts Lane is a road in the E3 postcode area
Bow Common Lane Bow Common Lane is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Bow Enterpise Centre Bow Enterpise Centre is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Bow Road Bow Road, part of the A11, runs between Mile End and Bow.
Bow Triangle Business Centre Bow Triangle Business Centre is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Bow Triangle Trading Estate Bow Triangle Trading Estate is a road in the E3 postcode area
Bowstring Plaza Bowstring Plaza is a location in London.
Bracken House Residential block
Bramble Path Bramble Path is a location in London.
Bream Street A street within the E3 postcode
Brickfield Road Brickfield Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
British Street British Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Brock Place Brock Place is a road in the E3 postcode area
Brokesley Street Brokesley Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Bromley High Street Bromley High Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Bruce Road Bruce Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Brymay Close Brymay Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Bundocks Walk Bundocks Walk is location of London.
Bunsen Street Bunsen Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Burdett Road Burdett Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Burwell Walk Burwell Walk is a road in the E3 postcode area
Campbell Road Campbell Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Candy Street Candy Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Cantrell Road Cantrell Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Canyon Garden Canyon Garden is a location in London.
Cardigan Road Cardigan Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Casings Way Casings Way is a location in London.
Caxton Grove Caxton Grove is a road in the E3 postcode area
Cedar Close Cedar Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Celandine Close A street within the E14 postcode
Cherrywood Close Cherrywood Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Chiltern Road Chiltern Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Chisenhale Road Chisenhale Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Clinton Road Clinton Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Coborn House Residential block
Coborn Road Coborn Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Coborn Street Coborn Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
College Terrace College Terrace is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Cooks Road Cooks Road dates from the 1850s - built to provide access to the East London Soap Works (manufacturers of Cook’s Primrose Soap).
Copperfield Road Copperfield Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Copton Close Copton Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Corbin House Residential block
Corby Way Corby Way is a road in the E3 postcode area
Corsican Square Corsican Square is location of London.
Cranwell Close Cranwell Close is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Crown Close Crown Close is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Cruden House Residential block
Dace Road Dace Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Devas Street Devas Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Devons Road Devons Road is a road in Bromley-by-Bow and part of the B140 road.
Dimson Crescent Dimson Crescent is a road in the E3 postcode area
Douro Street Douro Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Driffield Road Driffield Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Dye House Lane Dye House Lane is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Dyehouse Lane Dyehouse Lane is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Eagling Close Eagling Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
East Cross Route East Cross Route is a road in the E3 postcode area
Eastside Mews Eastside Mews is a road in the E3 postcode area
Edgar Road Edgar Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Eleanor Street Eleanor Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Ellesmere Road Ellesmere Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Empson Street Empson Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
English Street English Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Eric Street Eric Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Ewart Place Ewart Place is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Exmoor House Residential block
Fairfield Road Fairfield Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Fairfoot Road Fairfoot Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Fern Street Fern Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Ford Street Ford Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Four Seasons Close Four Seasons Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Foxley House Residential block
Furze Street Furze Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Gale Street Gale Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Garrison Road Garrison Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Gillender Street Gillender Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Glaucus Street Glaucus Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Grace Street Grace Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Greenway Greenway is a road in the E3 postcode area
Grove Road Grove Road began its life as Grove Street,
Guerin Square Guerin Square is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Gunmakers Lane Gunmakers Lane is a road in the E9 postcode area
Gunmakers Lane Gunmakers Lane is a road in the E3 postcode area
Hamlets Way Hamlets Way is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Hancock Road Hancock Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Hancock Road Hancock Road is a road in the E15 postcode area
Harley Grove Harley Grove is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Hart Yard Hart Yard is a location in London.
Hartfield Terrace Hartfield Terrace is a road in the E3 postcode area
Haven Mews Haven Mews is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Haverfield Road Haverfield Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Hawthorn Avenue Hawthorn Avenue is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Hereford Road Hereford Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Hewison Street Hewison Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Hewlett Road Hewlett Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Heylyn Square Heylyn Square is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Hitchin Square Hitchin Square is a road in the E3 postcode area
Hornbeam Square Hornbeam Square is a road in the E3 postcode area
Huddart Street Huddart Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Iceland Road Iceland Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Imperial Street Imperial Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Ivanhoe House Residential block
Jebb Street Jebb Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Jodrell Road Jodrell Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Joseph Street Joseph Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Kenilworth Road Kenilworth Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Kitcat Terrace Kitcat Terrace is not named after chocolate but instead the Reverend Henry Kitcat.
Knapp Road Knapp Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Lakeview Estate Lakeview Estate is a housing estate in Old Ford, designed by Berthold Lubetkin.
Lawrence Close Lawrence Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Lawton Road Lawton Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Lefevre Walk Lefevre Walk is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Legion Terrace Legion Terrace is a road in the E3 postcode area
Leopold Street Leopold Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Lexington Building Lexington Building is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Lichfield Road Lichfield Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Lockhart Street Lockhart Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Locton Green Locton Green is a road in the E3 postcode area
Long Wall Long Wall is a road in the E3 postcode area
Lyal Road Lyal Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Maddams Street Maddams Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Mallard Point Mallard Point is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Malmesbury Road Malmesbury Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Maltings Close Maltings Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Manhattan Building Manhattan Building is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Maplin Street Maplin Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Matching Court Matching Court is a road in the E3 postcode area
Maverton Road Maverton Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Mccullum Road Mccullum Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Medhurst Close Medhurst Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Medway Buildings Medway Buildings is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Medway Road Medway Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Meesons Wharf Meesons Wharf is one of the streets of London in the E15postal area.
Merchant Street Merchant Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Midlothian Road Midlothian Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Mile End Road Mile End Road is a main thoroughfare of the East End.
Mohawk House Residential block
Monier Road Monier Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Monkwood Way Monkwood Way is location of London.
Morgan Street Morgan Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Mornington Grove Mornington Grove is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Morville Street Morville Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Mostyn Grove Mostyn Grove is a road in the E3 postcode area
Nelson Walk Nelson Walk is a road in the SE16 postcode area
Nelson Walk Nelson Walk is a road in the E3 postcode area
Norman Grove Norman Grove is a road in the E3 postcode area
Old Ford Road Old Ford Road stretches two and a quarter miles from Bethnal Green to Bow.
Ollerton Green Ollerton Green is a road in the E3 postcode area
Ordell Road Ordell Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Otis Street Otis Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Pancras Way Pancras Way is a road in the E3 postcode area
Parnell Road Parnell Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Paton Close Paton Close is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Patrick Connolly Gardens Patrick Connolly Gardens is a road in the E3 postcode area
Payne Road Payne Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
PO Box 4 Lake View Estate is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
PO Box 4 Makers Yard is a location in London.
Portia Way Portia Way is a road in the E3 postcode area
Powis Road Powis Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Priory Street Priory Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Pulteney Close Pulteney Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Purdy Street Purdy Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Queens Road Queens Road is one of the streets of London in the E9postal area.
Queens Yard Queens Yard is a road in the E9 postcode area
Railway Arches Railway Arches is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Rainhill Way Rainhill Way is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Ranwal Close Ranwal Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Redwood Close Redwood Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Reeves Road Reeves Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Regent Square Regent Square is a road in the E3 postcode area
Remus Road Remus Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Rhondda Grove Rhondda Grove is a road in the E3 postcode area
Ridgdale Street Ridgdale Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Roach Point Bridge Roach Point Bridge is a road in the E3 postcode area
Roach Road Roach Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Robeson Street Robeson Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Roman Road Roman Road is divided into an E2 and E3 section.
Roman Road Roman Road is a road in the SE11 postcode area
Rookwood Way Rookwood Way is a location in London.
Ropery Street Ropery Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Rosebank Gardens Rosebank Gardens is a road in the E3 postcode area
Rounton Road Rounton Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Ruston Street Ruston Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Saxon Road Saxon Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Schoolbell Mews Schoolbell Mews is a road in the E3 postcode area
Schwartz Wharf Schwartz Wharf is a road in the E9 postcode area
Selwyn Road Selwyn Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Shetland Road Shetland Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Shortwall Shortwall is a road in the E3 postcode area
Smeed Road Smeed Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Snilesworth Yard Snilesworth Yard is a location in London.
Southern Grove Southern Grove is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Spanby Road Spanby Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Springwood Close Springwood Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
St Andrews Way St Andrews Way is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
St Leonards Street St Leonards Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
St Marks Gate St Marks Gate is one of the streets of London in the E9postal area.
St Stephens Road St Stephens Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
St. Clements Avenue St. Clements Avenue is a location in London.
Stafford Road Stafford Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Stour Road Stour Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Strahan Road Strahan Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Stroudley Walk Stroudley Walk is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Succession Walk Succession Walk is a location in London.
Sutherland Road Sutherland Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Swaton Road Swaton Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Sycamore Avenue Sycamore Avenue is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Taft Way Taft Way is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Talwin Street Talwin Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Tamar Close Tamar Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
The Mill The Mill is one of the streets of London in the E15postal area.
Thomas Fyre Drive Thomas Fyre Drive is a road in the E3 postcode area
Thoydon Road Thoydon Road once stretched further east than its present length.
Three Mill Lane Three Mill Lane is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Tibbatt’s Road Tibbatt’s Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Tiber Close Tiber Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Tidworth Road Tidworth Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Tomlin’s Grove Tomlin’s Grove is a road in the E3 postcode area
Tony Cannell Mews Tony Cannell Mews is a road in the E3 postcode area
Towcester Road Towcester Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Treby Street Treby Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Tredegar Mews Tredegar Mews is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Tredegar Road Tredegar Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Tredegar Square Tredegar Square is a well-preserved Georgian square in Mile End.
Tredegar Terrace Tredegar Terrace is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Trellis Square Trellis Square is a road in the E3 postcode area
Truman Way Truman Way is a road in the E3 postcode area
Tweed Walk A street within the E14 postcode
Twelvetrees Crescent Twelvetrees Crescent is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Twelvetrees Crescent Twelvetrees Crescent is a road in the E16 postcode area
Twine Terrace Twine Terrace is a road in the E3 postcode area
Usher Road Usher Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Vernon Road Vernon Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Violet Road Violet Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Vivian Road Vivian Road runs between Roman Road and Chisenhale Road.
Wager Street Wager Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Washington Close Washington Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Waterside Close Waterside Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Watts Grove Watts Grove is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Weatherley Close Weatherley Close is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Wellington Way Wellington Way is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Wendon Street Wendon Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Wennington Road Wennington Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Whitethorn Street Whitethorn Street is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Whitton Walk Whitton Walk is a road in the E3 postcode area
Wick Lane Wick Lane is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
William Guy Gardens William Guy Gardens is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
William Place William Place is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Willow Tree Close Willow Tree Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Wraxall Road Wraxall Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Wren House Residential block
Wrexham Road Wrexham Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Wright’s Road This is a street in the E3 postcode area
Wyke Road Wyke Road is one of the streets of London in the E3postal area.
Zealand Road Zealand Road was once called Auckland Road.


CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LOCALITY


Lived here
Kim Johnson   
Added: 24 Jun 2021 19:17 GMT   

Limehouse Causeway (1908)
My great grandparents were the first to live in 15 Tomlins Terrace, then my grandparents and parents after marriage. I spent the first two years of my life there. My nan and her family lived at number 13 Tomlins Terrace. My maternal grandmother lived in Maroon house, Blount Street with my uncle. Nan, my mum and her brothers were bombed out three times during the war.

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Added: 13 Jan 2021 13:11 GMT   

Zealand Rd E3 used to be called Auckland Road
Zealand Road E3 used to be called Auckland Road. I seen it on a Philips ABC of London dated about 1925. There is a coalhole cover in nearby Driffield R oad showing a suppliers address in Auckland Road.

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Lived here
   
Added: 16 Feb 2021 13:41 GMT   

Giraud Street
I lived in Giraud St in 1938/1939. I lived with my Mother May Lillian Allen & my brother James Allen (Known as Lenny) My name is Tom Allen and was evacuated to Surrey from Giraud St. I am now 90 years of age.

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Born here
colin Passfield   
Added: 1 Jan 2021 15:28 GMT   

Dora Street, E14
My grandmother was born in 1904 at 34 Dora Street

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old lady   
Added: 19 Jul 2021 11:58 GMT   

mis information
Cheltenham road was originally
Hall road not Hill rd
original street name printed on house still standing

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Patricia Bridges   
Added: 19 Jul 2021 10:57 GMT   

Lancefield Coachworks
My grandfather Tom Murray worked here

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Former Philbeach Gardens Resident   
Added: 14 Jul 2021 00:44 GMT   

Philbeach Gardens Resident (Al Stewart)
Al Stewart, who had huts in the 70s with the sings ’Year of the Cat’ and ’On The Borders’, lived in Philbeach Gdns for a while and referenced Earl’s Court in a couple of his songs.
I lived in Philbeach Gardens from a child until my late teens. For a few years, on one evening in the midst of Summer, you could hear Al Stewart songs ringing out across Philbeach Gardens, particularly from his album ’Time Passages". I don’t think Al was living there at the time but perhaps he came back to see some pals. Or perhaps the broadcasters were just his fans,like me.
Either way, it was a wonderful treat to hear!

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David James Bloomfield   
Added: 13 Jul 2021 11:54 GMT   

Hurstway Street, W10
Jimmy Bloomfield who played for Arsenal in the 1950s was brought up on this street. He was a QPR supporter as a child, as many locals would be at the time, as a teen he was rejected by them as being too small. They’d made a mistake

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Added: 6 Jul 2021 05:38 GMT   

Wren Road in the 1950s and 60s
Living in Grove Lane I knew Wren Road; my grandfather’s bank, Lloyds, was on the corner; the Scout District had their office in the Congregational Church and the entrance to the back of the Police station with the stables and horses was off it. Now very changed - smile.

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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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Kim Johnson   
Added: 24 Jun 2021 19:17 GMT   

Limehouse Causeway (1908)
My great grandparents were the first to live in 15 Tomlins Terrace, then my grandparents and parents after marriage. I spent the first two years of my life there. My nan and her family lived at number 13 Tomlins Terrace. My maternal grandmother lived in Maroon house, Blount Street with my uncle. Nan, my mum and her brothers were bombed out three times during the war.

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Peter H Davies   
Added: 17 Jun 2021 09:33 GMT   

Ethelburga Estate
The Ethelburga Estate - named after Ethelburga Road - was an LCC development dating between 1963–65. According to the Wikipedia, it has a "pleasant knitting together of a series of internal squares". I have to add that it’s extremely dull :)

Source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Bow Road Bow Road is an Underground station located on Bow Road and on the District and Hammersmith & City lines.

NEARBY STREETS
Aberavon Road, E3 Aberavon Road is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Addington Road, E3 Addington Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Alfred Street, E3 Alfred Street is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Allen Road, E3 Allen Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Antill Road, E3 Antill Road is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Arnold Road, E3 Arnold Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Beale Place, E3 Beale Place is a road in the E3 postcode area
Benworth Street, E3 Benworth Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Blondin Street, E3 Blondin Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Bow Road, E3 Bow Road, part of the A11, runs between Mile End and Bow.
Brymay Close, E3 Brymay Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Cardigan Road, E3 Cardigan Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Caxton Grove, E3 Caxton Grove is a road in the E3 postcode area
Cherrywood Close, E3 Cherrywood Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Coborn House, E3 Residential block
Coborn Road, E3 Coborn Road is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Coborn Street, E3 Coborn Street is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
College Terrace, E3 College Terrace is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Cruden House, E3 Residential block
Douro Street, E3 Douro Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Eastside Mews, E3 Eastside Mews is a road in the E3 postcode area
Ewart Place, E3 Ewart Place is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Fairfield Road, E3 Fairfield Road is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Ford Street, E3 Ford Street is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Four Seasons Close, E3 Four Seasons Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Guerin Square, E3 Guerin Square is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Harley Grove, E3 Harley Grove is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Hartfield Terrace, E3 Hartfield Terrace is a road in the E3 postcode area
Hereford Road, E3 Hereford Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Hewison Street, E3 Hewison Street is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Heylyn Square, E3 Heylyn Square is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Jebb Street, E3 Jebb Street is a road in the E3 postcode area
Kitcat Terrace, E3 Kitcat Terrace is not named after chocolate but instead the Reverend Henry Kitcat.
Lawrence Close, E3 Lawrence Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Lefevre Walk, E3 Lefevre Walk is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Lexington Building, E3 Lexington Building is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Lichfield Road, E3 Lichfield Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Lyal Road, E3 Lyal Road is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Mallard Point, E3 Mallard Point is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Malmesbury Road, E3 Malmesbury Road is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Manhattan Building, E3 Manhattan Building is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Merchant Street, E3 Merchant Street is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Monkwood Way, E3 Monkwood Way is location of London.
Morgan Street, E3 Morgan Street is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Mornington Grove, E3 Mornington Grove is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Morville Street, E3 Morville Street is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Mostyn Grove, E3 Mostyn Grove is a road in the E3 postcode area
Norman Grove, E3 Norman Grove is a road in the E3 postcode area
Ordell Road, E3 Ordell Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Pancras Way, E3 Pancras Way is a road in the E3 postcode area
Paton Close, E3 Paton Close is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Redwood Close, E3 Redwood Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
Rhondda Grove, E3 Rhondda Grove is a road in the E3 postcode area
Roman Road, E3 Roman Road is a road in the SE11 postcode area
Rookwood Way, Rookwood Way lies within the postcode.
Rosebank Gardens, E3 Rosebank Gardens is a road in the E3 postcode area
Saxon Road, E3 Saxon Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Selwyn Road, E3 Selwyn Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Shetland Road, E3 Shetland Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Snilesworth Yard, E3 Snilesworth Yard is a location in London.
Springwood Close, E3 Springwood Close is a road in the E3 postcode area
St Stephens Road, E3 St Stephens Road is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Stafford Road, E3 Stafford Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Sutherland Road, E3 Sutherland Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Thomas Fyre Drive, E3 Thomas Fyre Drive is a road in the E3 postcode area
Tomlin’s Grove, E3 Tomlin’s Grove is a road in the E3 postcode area
Tredegar Mews, E3 Tredegar Mews is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Tredegar Road, E3 Tredegar Road is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Tredegar Square, E3 Tredegar Square is a well-preserved Georgian square in Mile End.
Tredegar Terrace, E3 Tredegar Terrace is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Trellis Square, E3 Trellis Square is a road in the E3 postcode area
Usher Road, E3 Usher Road is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Vernon Road, E3 Vernon Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Whitton Walk, E3 Whitton Walk is a road in the E3 postcode area
William Place, E3 William Place is one of the streets of London in the E3 postal area.
Wrexham Road, E3 Wrexham Road is a road in the E3 postcode area
Wright’s Road, E3 This is a street in the E3 postcode area

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Bow

Bow lies at the heart of London’s East End.

The area was formerly known as Stratford, and "Bow" is an abbreviation of the medieval name Stratford-atte-Bow, in which "Bow" refers to a bridge built in the early 12th century. Bow is adjacent to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and a section of the district is part of the park.

Old Ford, and with it Fish Island, are usually taken to be part of Bow, but Bromley-by-Bow (historically and officially just ’Bromley’) immediately to the south, is a separate locality. These distinctions have their roots in historic parish boundaries.

Stratforde was first recorded as a settlement in 1177. The ford originally lay on a pre-Roman trackway at Old Ford about 600 metres to the north, but when the Romans decided on Colchester as the initial capital for their occupation, the road was upgraded to run from the area of London Bridge, as one of the first paved Roman roads in Britain. The ’paved way’ is likely to refer to the presence of a stone causeway across the marshes, which formed a part of the crossing.

In 1110 Matilda, wife of Henry I, reputedly took a tumble at the ford on her way to Barking Abbey, and ordered a distinctively bow-shaped, three-arched bridge to be built over the River Lea, The like of which had not been seen before; the area became known variously as Stradford of the Bow, Stratford of the Bow, Stratford the Bow, Stratforde the Bowe, and Stratford-atte-Bow’ (at the Bow) which over time was shortened to Bow to distinguish it from Stratford Langthorne on the Essex bank of the Lea. Land and Abbey Mill were given to Barking Abbey for maintenance of the bridge, who also maintained a chapel on the bridge dedicated to St Katherine, occupied until the 15th century by a hermit. This endowment was later administered by Stratford Langthorne Abbey. By 1549, this route had become known as The Kings Way.

Permission was given to build a chapel of ease to allow the residents a local place to worship. The land was granted by Edward III, on the King’s highway, thus beginning a tradition of island church building. In 1556, during the reign of Mary I of England and under the authority of Edmund Bonner, Bishop of London, many people were brought by cart from Newgate and burned at the stake in front of Bow Church, in one of the many swings of the English Reformation.

During the 17th century Bow and the Essex bank became a centre for the slaughter and butchery of cattle for the City market. This meant a ready supply of cattle bones, and local entrepreneurs Thomas Frye and Edward Heylyn developed a means to mix this with clay and create a form of fine porcelain, said to rival the best from abroad, known as Bow Porcelain.

The Bow China Works prospered, employing some 300 artists and hands, until about 1770, when one of its founders died. By 1776 all of its moulds and implements were transferred to a manufacturer in Derby. In 1867, during drainage operations at the match factory of Bell & Black at Bell Road, St. Leonard’s Street, the foundations of one of the kilns were discovered, with a large quantity of ’wasters’ and fragments of broken pottery. The houses close by were then called China Row, but now lie beneath modern housing. Chemical analysis of the firing remains showed them to contain high quantities of bone-ash, pre-dating the claim of Josiah Spode to have invented the bone china process.

In 1843 the engineer William Bridges Adams founded the Fairfield Locomotive Works, where he specialized in light engines, steam railcars (or railmotors) and inspection trolleys, including the Fairfield steam carriage for the Bristol and Exeter Railway and the Enfield for the Eastern Counties Railway. The business failed and the works closed circa 1872, later becoming the factory of Bryant and May.

Bow was the headquarters of the North London Railway, which opened its locomotive and carriage workshops in 1853. There were two stations, Old Ford and Bow. During World War 2 the North London Railway branch from Dalston to Poplar through Bow was so badly damaged that it was abandoned.

Bow station opened in 1850 and was rebuilt in 1870 in a grand style, designed by Edwin Henry Horne and featuring a concert hall that was 100 ft long (30 m) and 40 ft wide (12 m). This became The Bow and Bromley Institute, then in 1887 the East London Technical College and a Salvation Army hall in 1911. From the 1930s it was used as the Embassy Billiard Hall and after the war became the Bow Palais, but was demolished in 1956 after a fire.

The safety match industry became established in Bow. In 1888, a match girls’ strike occurred at the Bryant and May match factory in Fairfield Road. This was a forerunner of the suffragette movement fight for women’s rights and also the trade union movement. The factory was rebuilt in 1911 and the brick entrance includes a depiction of Noah’s Ark and the word ’Security’ used as a trademark on the matchboxes. Match production ceased in 1979 and the building is now private apartments known as the Bow Quarter.

Bow underwent extensive urban re-generation including the replacement or improvement of council homes, such redevelopment and rejuvenation coinciding with the staging of the 2012 Olympic Games at nearby Stratford.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Poplar Baths (2005)
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East India Road, Poplar
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Lochnagar Street, Poplar
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Frank Whipple (1908-2011)
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In the neighbourhood...

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Mile End Road, looking west from Burdett Road, E3 (1905)
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