Hemming Street, E1

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Hemming Street, E1

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Hemming Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.




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Ada Street, E8 Ada Street was named for one of the Pritchard family, local landowners.
Adler Street, E1 Adler Street runs between the Whitechapel Road and the Commercial Road.
Ainsley Street, E2 Ainsley Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Andrews Road, E2 Andrews Road is a road in the E2 postcode area
Andrews Road, E8 Andrews Road is one of the streets of London in the E8 postal area.
Angel Mews, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Anthony Street, E1 Anthony Street previously ran from Commercial Road through to Cable Street. Just a few metres survive.
Artichoke Hill, E1W Artichoke Hill is a road in the E1W postcode area
Ashfield Street, E1 Ashfield Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Assam Street, E1 Assam Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Audrey Street, E2 Audrey Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Back Church Lane, E1 Back Church Lane is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Back Mews, SE4 Back Mews is a road in the SE4 postcode area
Bacon Street, E2 Bacon Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Barnet Grove, E2 Barnet Grove is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Barnsley Street, E1 Barnsley Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Batty Street, E1 Batty Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Baxendale Street, E2 Baxendale Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Beck Road, E8 Beck Road is one of the streets of London in the E8 postal area.
Benjamin Close, E8 Benjamin Close is a road in the E8 postcode area
Bethnal Green Estate, E2 Bethnal Green Estate is a road in the E2 postcode area
Bethnal Green Road, E2 Bethnal Green Road is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Betts Street, E1 A street within the E1W postcode
Bigland Street, E1 Bigland Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Black Lion Yard, E1 Black Lion Yard was a narrow thoroughfare running north-south from Old Montague Street (where it was accessible via a set of steps) to Whitechapel Road.
Blue Anchor Yard, E1 Blue Anchor Yard is a road in the E1 postcode area
Blythe Street, E2 Blythe Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Booth Close, E9 A street within the E9 postcode
Bowmans Mews, E1 Bowmans Mews is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Boyard Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Boyd Street, E1 Boyd Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Brady Street, E1 Brady Street is a road running north-south from Three Colts Lane to Whitechapel Road.
Breezer’s Hill, E1W Breezer’s Hill is a short, narrow hill running between The Highway (formerly Ratcliffe Highway and St. George Street) and Pennington Street.
Broadway Market Mews, E8 Broadway Market Mews is one of the streets of London in the E8 postal area.
Broadway Market, E8 Broadway Market is one of the streets of London in the E8 postal area.
Buckfast Street, E2 Buckfast Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Bukle Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Burslem Street, E1 Burslem Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Burwell Close, E1 Burwell Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Bush Road, E8 Bush Road is a road in the E8 postcode area
Buxton Street, E1 Buxton Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Cambridge Crescent, E2 Cambridge Crescent is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Cannon St Road, E1 Cannon St Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Cannon Street Road, E1 Cannon Street Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Canrobert Street, E2 Canrobert Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Casson Street E.1, E1 This is a street in the E1 postcode area
Casson Street, E1 Casson Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Castlemain Street, E1 Castlemain Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Cavell Street, E1 Cavell Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Cavell Street, E1W Cavell Street is a road in the E1W postcode area
Centre Street, E2 Centre Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Chapman Street, E1 Chapman Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Chase Imagination, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Cheshire Street, E2 Cheshire Street is a street in the East End linking Brick Lane with Bethnal Green and Whitechapel.
Chicksand Street, E1 Chicksand Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Chigwell Hill, E1W Chigwell Hill is a road in the E1W postcode area
Chilton Street, E2 Chilton Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Christian Street, E1 Christian Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Circle Place, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Clare Street, E2 Clare Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Claredale Street, E2 Claredale Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Clarkson Street, E2 Clarkson Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Coate Street, E2 Coate Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Collingwood Street, E1 Collingwood Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Colts Lagreenheath Business Centre, E2 Colts Lagreenheath Business Centre is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Commercial Road, E1 Commercial Road is a major thoroughfare (the A13) running east-west from the junction of Burdett Road and East India Dock Road to Braham Street.
Corbridge Crescent, E2 Corbridge Crescent is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Corfield Street, E2 Corfield Street runs along the route of the former Camden Gardens.
Cornwall Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Court Street, E1 Court Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Coventry Road, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Coverley Close, E1 Coverley Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Crofts Street, E1 Crofts Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Crowder Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Crown Works, E2 Crown Works is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Cudworth Street, E1 Cudworth Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Darling Row, E1 Darling Row is a road in the E1 postcode area
Darwen Place, E2 Darwen Place is a road in the E2 postcode area
Davenant Street, E1 Davenant Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Deal Street, E1 Deal Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Dellow Street, E1 Dellow Street was once Blue Gate Fields.
Delta Street, E2 Delta Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Derbyshire Street, E2 Derbyshire Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Dinmont Street, E2 Dinmont Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Dock Street, E1 Dock Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Dove Row, E2 Dove Row is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Dunbridge Street, E2 Dunbridge Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Dunch Street, E1 Dunch Street is a street in
Durant Street, E2 Durant Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Durward Street, E1 Durward Street is a narrow thoroughfare running east-west from Brady Street to Baker’s Row (today’s Vallance Road).
Durwaroad Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
East Cross Centre, E15 East Cross Centre is one of the streets of London in the E15 postal area.
East Flank, SE18 East Flank is a road in the SE18 postcode area
East Mount Street, E1 East Mount Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
East Tenter Street, E1 East Tenter Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Edith Street, E2 Edith Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Edith Street, N1 Edith Street is a road in the N1 postcode area
Ellen Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Ellsworth Street, E2 Ellsworth Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Elwin Street, E2 Elwin Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Emma Street, E2 Emma Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Emma Street, E8 Emma Street is a road in the E8 postcode area
Ensign Street, E1 Ensign Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Ensigreen Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Enterprise House, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Ezra Street, E2 Ezra Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Fairclough Street, E1 Fairclough Street runs from Back Church Lane to Christian Street.
Fenton Street, E1 Fenton Street runs south from Commercial Road.
Fieldgate Street, E1 Fieldgate Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Flank Street, E1 Flank Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Fletcher Street, E1 Fletcher Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Floor, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Florida Street, E2 Florida Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Forbes Street, E1 Forbes Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Ford Square, E1 Ford Square is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Fordham Street, E1 Fordham Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Fulbourne Street, E1 Fulbourne Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Gibraltar Walk, E2 Gibraltar Walk is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Golding Street, E1 Golding Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Goldman Close, E2 Goldman Close is a road in the E2 postcode area
Goldsmiths Row, E2 Goldsmiths Row is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Gosset Street, E2 Gosset Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Gower’s Walk, E1 This is a street in the E1 postcode area
Gowers Walk, E1 Gowers Walk is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Graces Alley, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Granary Road, E1 Granary Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Granby Street, E2 Granby Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Greatorex Street, E1 Greatorex Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Greenfield Road, E1 Greenfield Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Greenheath Business Centre, E2 Greenheath Business Centre is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Hackney Road, E2 Hackney Road is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Hadrian Estate, E2 Hadrian Estate is a road in the E2 postcode area
Hague Street, E2 Hague Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Hainton Close, E1 Hainton Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Halcrow Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Hanbury Street, E1 Hanbury Street is a long road running west-east from Commercial Street to Vallance Road.
Hare Row, E2 Hare Row is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Hawksmoor Mews, E1 Hawksmoor Mews is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Headlam Street, E1 Headlam Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Heneage Street, E1 Heneage Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Henriques Street, E1 Henriques Street was formerly called Berner Street.
Hereford Street, E2 Hereford Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Hessel Street, E1 Hessel Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Hindmarsh Close, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Hobsons Place, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Hollybush Gardens, E2 Hollybush Gardens is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Hooper Street, E1 Hooper Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Hopetown Street, E1 This is a street in the E1 postcode area
Horatio Street, E2 Horatio Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Hunton Street, E1 Hunton Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Imperial Wharf, E2 Imperial Wharf is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Ion Square, E2 Ion Square is a road in the E2 postcode area
Ivimey Street, E2 Ivimey Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Jackman Street, E8 Jackman Street is a road in the E8 postcode area
Jane Street, E1 Jane Street is now only a few yards long, with no houses.
Jersey Street, E2 Jersey Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Jewel Square, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
John Fisher Street, E1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Kay Street, E2 Kay Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Kelsey Street, E2 Kelsey Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Kerbela Street, E2 Kerbela Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Kinder Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
King Charles Terrace, E1W King Charles Terrace is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
King Henry Terrace, E1W King Henry Terrace is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Kings Arms Court, E1 Kings Arms Court is a road in the E1 postcode area
Langdale Street, E1 Langdale Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Laxfield Court, E8 Laxfield Court is one of the streets of London in the E8 postal area.
Leman Street, E1 Leman Street was named after Sir John Leman.
Lomas Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Manningtree Street, E1 Manningtree Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Mansford Street, E2 Mansford Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Mape Street, E2 Mape Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Maple Street, E2 Maple Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Mare Street, E9 Mare Street is a road in the E9 postcode area
Marian Place, E2 Marian Place is a road in the E2 postcode area
Mary Graces Court, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Menotti Street, E2 This is a street in the E2 postcode area
Merceron Street, E1 Merceron Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Middleton Street, E2 Middleton Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Mill Yard, E1 Mill Yard is a road in the E1 postcode area
Milward Street, E1 Milward Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Minerva Street, E2 This is a street in the E2 postcode area
Mitali Passage, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Monthope Road, E1 This is a street in the E1 postcode area
Morris Street, E1 Morris Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Moss Close, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Mount Terrace, E1 Mount Terrace is a road in the E1 postcode area
Moye Close, E2 Moye Close is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Mulberry Court, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Mulberry Street, E1 Mulberry Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Myrdle Street, E1 Myrdle Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Nelson Gardens, E2 Nelson Gardens is a road in the E2 postcode area
Nelson Street, E1 Nelson Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
New Road, E1 New Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Newark Street, E1 Newark Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Nicholl Street, E2 Nicholl Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Old Bethnal Green Road, E2 Old Bethnal Green Road is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Old Montague Street, E1 Old Montague Street is a thoroughfare running east-west from Baker’s Row (now Vallance Road) to Brick Lane.
Orwell Court, E8 Orwell Court is one of the streets of London in the E8 postal area.
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 Street, E1 Osborne Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Osbourne Street, E1 Osbourne Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Pace Place, E1 Pace Place is a road in the E1 postcode area
Parfett Street, E1 Parfett Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Pedley Street, E1 Pedley Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Pereira Street, E1 Pereira Street ran north/south in Bethnal Green.
Philchurch Place, E1 Philchurch Place is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Philpot Street, E1 Philpot Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
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.
Pollard Row, E2 Pollard Row runs north from Florida Street in Bethnal Green.
Pollard Street, E2 Pollard Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Ponler Street, E1 Ponler Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Pott Street, E2 Pott Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Pownall Road, E8 Pownall Road is one of the streets of London in the E8 postal area.
Poyser Street, E2 Poyser Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Pritchards Road, E2 Pritchards Road is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Pump Track, IG7 Pump Track is a road in the IG7 postcode area
Pundersons Gardens, E2 Pundersons Gardens is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Queen Victoria Terrace, E1W Queen Victoria Terrace is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Quilter Street, E2 Quilter Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Railway Arches, E1 Railway Arches is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Railway Arches, E2 Railway Arches is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Rampart Street, E1 Rampart Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Ramsey Street, E2 Ramsey Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Raven Row, E1 Raven Row is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Regal Close, E1 Regal Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Regent’s Row, E8 Regent’s Row is a road in the E8 postcode area
Regents Court, E8 Regents Court is one of the streets of London in the E8 postal area.
Richard Street, E1 Richard Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Riga Mews, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Roberta Street, E2 Roberta Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Roger Dowley Close, E2 Roger Dowley Close is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Romford Street, E1 Romford Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Royal Mint Place, E1 Royal Mint Place is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Rupert Street, E1 Rupert Street was situated to the east of Leman Street.
Rushmead, E2 Rushmead is a road in the E2 postcode area
Sale Street, E2 Sale Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Scawfell Street, E2 Scawfell Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
School Mews, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Scott Street, E1 Scott Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Selby Street, E1 Selby Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Settles Street, E1 Settles Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Sheep Lane, E8 Sheep Lane is one of the streets of London in the E8 postal area.
Shipton Street, E2 Shipton Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Sly Street, E1 Sly Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Solander Gardens, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Somerford Street, E1 Somerford Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Sotheran Close, E8 Sotheran Close is a road in the E8 postcode area
Spellman Street, E1 Spellman Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Spelman Street, E1 Spelman Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Spital Street, E1 Spital Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Spring Walk, E1 Spring Walk is a road in the E1 postcode area
Squirries Street, E2 Squirries Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
St Judes Road, E2 St Judes Road is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
St Matthews Row, E2 St Matthews Row is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
St. Peter’s Avenue, E11 St. Peter’s Avenue is a road in the E11 postcode area
St. Peter’s Close, E2 St. Peter’s Close is a road in the E2 postcode area
Star Street, E1 Star Street was, for a while, Planet Street.
Stephan Close, E8 Stephan Close is a road in the E8 postcode area
Stepney Green Court, E1 Stepney Green Court is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Stutfield Street, E1 Stutfield Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Surma Close, E1 Surma Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Swan Passage, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Swedenborg Gardens, E1 Swedenborg Gardens is a road in the E1 postcode area
Tait Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Tapp Street, E1 Tapp Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Teale Street, E2 Teale Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Teesdale Yard, E2 Teesdale Yard is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Telfords Yard, E1W Telfords Yard is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Temple Street, E2 Temple Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Temple Yard, E2 Temple Yard is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Tent Street, E1 Tent Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
The Highway, E1 The Highway is a road in the E1 postcode area
The Highway, E1W The Highway was once the Ratcliffe Highway.
The Oval, E2 The Oval is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Three Colts Corner, E2 Three Colts Corner is a road in the E2 postcode area
Three Colts Lane, E1 Three Colts Lane is a road in the E1 postcode area
Tillman Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Timberland Road, E1 Timberland Road is a road in the E1 postcode area
Trahorn Close, E1 Trahorn Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Treadway Street, E2 Treadway Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Turin Street, E2 Turin Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Turner Street, E1 Turner Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Umberston Street, E1 Umberston Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Underwood Road, E1 Underwood Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Union Walk Railway Arches, E2 Union Walk Railway Arches is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Vallance Road, E1 Vallance Road is a significant road running north-south from Bethnal Green Road to Whitechapel Road.
Vallance Road, E2 Vallance Road is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Varden Street, E1 Varden Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Viaduct Place, E2 Viaduct Place is a road in the E2 postcode area
Viaduct Street, E2 Viaduct Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Vine Court, E1 Vine Court is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Virginia Street, E1W Virginia Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Voss Street, E2 Voss Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Walburgh Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Walden Street, E1 Walden Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Warner Place, E2 Warner Place is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Watney Market, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Wear Place, E2 Wear Place is a road in the E2 postcode area
Weaver Street, E1 Weaver Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Wellclose Square, E1 Wellclose Square lies between Cable Street to the north and The Highway to the south.
Wellington Row, E2 Wellington Row is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Wharf Place, E2 Wharf Place is a road in the E2 postcode area
Whiston Road, E2 Whiston Road is one of the streets of London in the E2 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
Whitechapel Market, E1 Whitechapel Market is a road in the E1 postcode area
Whitechapel Road, E1 Whitechapel Road is a major arterial road in East London.
Whitechapel, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Wicker Street, E1 Wicker Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Wilde Close, E8 Wilde Close is one of the streets of London in the E8 postal area.
Wilmot Street, E2 Wilmot Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Wimbolt Street, E2 Wimbolt Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Winkley Street, E2 Winkley Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Winthrop Street, E1 Winthrop Street was formerly a narrow street running east-west from Brady Street to Durward Street.
Wodeham Gardens, E1 Wodeham Gardens is a road in the E1 postcode area
Wood Close, E2 Wood Close is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Woodseer Street, E1 Woodseer Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Wool House, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Yorkton Street, E2 Yorkton Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Zander Court, E2 Zander Court is a street in London


Whitechapel

Whitechapel is a neighbourhood whose heart is Whitechapel Road itself, named for a small chapel of ease dedicated to St Mary.

By the late 1500s Whitechapel and the surrounding area had started becoming 'other half' of London. Located downwind of the genteel sections of west London which were to see the expansion of Westminster Abbey and construction of Buckingham Palace, it naturally attracted the more fragrant activities of the city, particularly tanneries, breweries, foundries (including the Whitechapel Bell Foundry which later cast Philadelphia's Liberty Bell and also Big Ben), slaughterhouses and, close by to the south, the gigantic Billingsgate fish market, famous in its day for the ornately foul language of the extremely Cockney fishwomen who worked there.

Population shifts from rural areas to London from the 1600s to the mid 1800s resulted in great numbers of more or less destitute people taking up residence amidst the industries and mercantile interests that had attracted them. By the 1840s Whitechapel, along with the enclaves of Wapping, Aldgate, Bethnal Green, Mile End, Limehouse and Stepney (collectively known today as the East End), had evolved, or devolved, into classic 'dickensian' London. Whitechapel Road itself was not particularly squalid through most of this period - it was the warren of small dark streets branching from it that contained the greatest suffering, filth and danger, especially Dorset St., Thrawl St., Berners St. (renamed Henriques St.), Wentworth St. and others.

In the Victorian era the base population of poor English country stock was swelled by immigrants from all over, particularly Irish and Jewish. 1888 saw the depredations of the Whitechapel Murderer, later known as 'Jack the Ripper'. In 1902, American author Jack London, looking to write a counterpart to Jacob Riis's seminal book How the Other Half Lives, donned ragged clothes and boarded in Whitechapel, detailing his experiences in The People of the Abyss. Riis had recently documented the astoundingly bad conditions in the leading city of the United States. Jack London, a socialist, thought it worthwhile to explore conditions in the leading city of the nation that had created modern capitalism. He concluded that English poverty was far rougher than the American variety. The juxtaposition of the poverty, homelessness, exploitive work conditions, prostitution, and infant mortality of Whitechapel and other East End locales with some of the greatest personal wealth the world has ever seen made it a focal point for leftist reformers of all kinds, from George Bernard Shaw, whose Fabian Society met regularly in Whitechapel, to Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, who boarded and led rallies in Whitechapel during his exile from Russia.

Whitechapel remained poor (and colourful) through the first half of the 20th Century, though somewhat less desperately so. It suffered great damage in the V2 German rocket attacks and the Blitz of World War II. Since then, Whitechapel has lost its notoriety, though it is still thoroughly working class. The Bangladeshis are the most visible migrant group there today and it is home to many aspiring artists and shoestring entrepreneurs.

Since the 1970s, Whitechapel and other nearby parts of East London have figured prominently in London's art scene. Probably the most prominent art venue is the Whitechapel Art Gallery, founded in 1901 and long an outpost of high culture in a poor neighbourhood. As the neighbourhood has gentrified, it has gained citywide, and even international, visibility and support.

Whitechapel, is a London Underground and London Overground station, on Whitechapel Road was opened in 1876 by the East London Railway on a line connecting Liverpool Street station in the City of London with destinations south of the River Thames. The station site was expanded in 1884, and again in 1902, to accommodate the services of the Metropolitan District Railway, a predecessor of the London Underground. The London Overground section of the station was closed between 2007 and 27 April 2010 for rebuilding, initially reopening for a preview service on 27 April 2010 with the full service starting on 23 May 2010.
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