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Chase Imagination, E1

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Road · Whitechapel · E1 ·
July
16
2019

A street within the E1 postcode




NEARBY STREETS
A Half, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Adler Street, E1 Adler Street runs between the Whitechapel Road and the Commercial Road.
Alderman Stairs, E1W Alderman Stairs is a road in the E1W postcode area
Alderman Stairs, SE1 Alderman Stairs is a road in the SE1 postcode area
Alie Street, E1 Originally called Ayliff Street, Alie Street was named after a relative of William Leman, whose great-uncle, John Leman had bought Goodman’s Fields.
Angel Alley, E1 Angel Alley was a narrow passage which ran north-south from Wentworth Street to Whitechapel High Street..
Arnold Estate, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Arrival Square, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Arrivalley Square, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Artichoke Hill, E1W Artichoke Hill is a road in the E1W postcode area
Arts Quarter, E1 Arts Quarter is a road in the E1 postcode area
Asher Way, E1W Asher Way is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Asher Way, E98 Asher Way is a road in the E98 postcode area
Assam Street, E1 Assam Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 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, E1 Bacon Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Bacon Street, E2 Bacon Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Balkan Walk, E1W Balkan Walk is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Batty Street, E1 Batty Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Bermondsey Wall East, SE16 Bermondsey Wall East is one of the streets of London in the SE16 postal area.
Bermondsey Wall West, SE1 Bermondsey Wall West is a road in the SE1 postcode area
Bermondsey Wall West, SE16 Bermondsey Wall West is one of the streets of London in the SE16 postal 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
Bevington Street, SE16 Bevington Street is a road in the SE16 postcode 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
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
Braham Street, E1 Braham Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
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.
Brick Lane, E1 Brick Lane runs north from the junction of Osborn Street, Old Montague Street and Wentworth Street, through Spitalfields to Bethnal Green Road.
Brick Lane, E2 The northernmost section of Brick Lane lies within the E2 postcode.
Bridgeport Place, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Buckfast Street, E2 Buckfast Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Buckle Street, E1 Buckle Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Bukle Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Burr Close, E1W Burr Close is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Burslem Street, E1 Burslem Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Butlers & Colonial Wharf, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Butlers Colonial Wharf, SE1 Butlers Colonial Wharf is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Buxton Street, E1 Buxton Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Camperdown Street, E1 Camperdown Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 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.
Cartwright Street, E1 Cartwright Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal 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
Chamber Street, E1 Chamber Street is a thoroughfare running east-west from Leman Street to Mansell Street.
Chambers Street, SE16 Chambers Street is one of the streets of London in the SE16 postal area.
Cherry Garden Street, SE16 A street within the SE16 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
Cloysters Green, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Code Street, E1 Code Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Codling Close, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
College East, E1 College East is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Commodity Quay, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Coney Way, SW8 Coney Way is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Cork Square, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Court Street, E1 Court Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
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
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.
Denning Point 33 Commercial Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Derbyshire Street, E2 Derbyshire Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Devon Mansions, SE1 Devon Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Dixon’s Alley, SE16 Dixon’s Alley is a road in the SE16 postcode area
Dock Street, E1 Dock Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Dockhead, SE1 Dockhead is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Douthwaite Square, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Dray Walk, E1 Dray Walk is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Dunbridge Street, E2 Dunbridge Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Dundee Street, E1W Dundee Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W 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).
East Flank, SE18 East Flank is a road in the SE18 postcode area
East Lane, SE16 A street within the postcode
East Smithfield, E1W East Smithfield is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
East Tenter Street, E1 East Tenter Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Ellen Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
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
Fairclough Street, E1 Fairclough Street runs from Back Church Lane to Christian Street.
Farncombe Street, SE16 Farncombe Street is a road in the SE16 postcode area
Fashion Street, E1 Fashion Street is a thoroughfare running east-west from Brick Lane to Commercial Street.
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.
Flockton Street, SE16 Flockton Street is a road in the SE16 postcode area
Floor, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Flower & Dean Walk, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Flower and Dean Street, E1 Flower and Dean Street was a narrow street running east-west from Commercial Street to Brick Lane.
Forbes Street, E1 Forbes Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Fordham Street, E1 Fordham Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Fountain Green Square, SE16 Fountain Green Square is one of the streets of London in the SE16 postal area.
Fournier Street, E1 Fournier Street is a street running east-west from Brick Lane to Commercial Street alongside Christ Church.
Fowey Close, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Fulbourne Street, E1 Fulbourne Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Gauging Square, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
George Row, SE16 George Row is one of the streets of London in the SE16 postal area.
George Street, E1 George Street was a street running north-south from Flower and Dean Street to Wentworth Street, crossing Thrawl Street approx. half way along its length..
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
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.
Grimsby Street, E2 Grimsby Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Gunthorpe Street, E1 Gunthorpe Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Hague Street, E2 Hague Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Hanbury Street, E1 Hanbury Street is a long road running west-east from Commercial Street to Vallance Road.
Hawksmoor Mews, E1 Hawksmoor Mews is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Haydon Street, E1 The eastern end of Haydon Street was called Mansell Passage.
Hellings Street, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Hemming Street, E1 Hemming Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal 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.
Hermitage Court, E1W Hermitage Court is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Hermitage Wall, E1W Hermitage Wall is one of the streets of London in the E1W 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
Hobbs Court, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Hobsons Place, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
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
Hunton Street, E1 Hunton Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
India House, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Jacob Street, SE1 Jacob Street is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Jacob Street, SE16 Jacob Street is a road in the SE16 postcode area
Jamaica Road, SE1 Jamaica Road is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Jane Street, E1 Jane Street is now only a few yards long, with no houses.
Janeway Street, SE16 Janeway Street is one of the streets of London in the SE16 postal area.
John Felton Road, SE16 John Felton Road is one of the streets of London in the SE16 postal area.
John Fisher Street, E1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Keetons Road, SE16 A street within the E1W postcode
Kelsey Street, E2 Kelsey Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Kennet Street, E1W Kennet Street is a road in the E1W postcode area
Kent and Essex Yard, E1 Kent and Essex Yard ran north of Whitechapel High Street, close to the west side of Commercial Street.
Kerbela Street, E2 Kerbela Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Kinder Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Kings Arms Court, E1 Kings Arms Court is a road in the E1 postcode area
Knighten Street, E1W Knighten Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Knighton Street, E1W Knighton Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Langdale Street, E1 Langdale Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Leman Street, E1 Leman Street was named after Sir John Leman.
Lilley Close, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Lime Close, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Little London Court, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Llewellyn Street, SE16 Llewellyn Street is one of the streets of London in the SE16 postal area.
Lloyds Wharf, SE1 Lloyds Wharf is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Lomas Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Mace Close, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Maguire Street, SE1 Maguire Street is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Maguire, SE1 Maguire is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
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.
Mansell Street, EC3N Mansell Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
Mape Street, E2 Mape Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Marble Quay, E1W Marble Quay is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Marigold Street, SE16 Marigold Street is a road in the SE16 postcode area
Mary Graces Court, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Maynards Quay, E1W Maynards Quay is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Menotti Street, E2 This is a street in the E2 postcode area
Merchant Court, E1W Merchant Court is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Mews Street, E1W Mews Street is a road in the E1W postcode area
Mill Street, SE1 Mill Street is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Mill Yard, E1 Mill Yard is a road in the E1 postcode area
Millpond Estate West Lane, SE16 Millpond Estate West Lane is one of the streets of London in the SE16 postal area.
Mitali Passage, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Monthope Road, E1 This is a street 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
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.
National Terrace, SE16 National Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SE16 postal area.
Nesham Street, E1W Nesham Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
New Concordia Wharf, SE1 New Concordia Wharf is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
New Drum Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
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.
North Tenter Street, E1 North Tenter Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 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.
Olivers Wharf, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Orton Street, E1W Orton Street is a road in the E1W postcode 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.
Padbury Court, E2 Padbury Court is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Parfett Street, E1 Parfett Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Parkers Row, SE1 Parkers Row is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Pedley Street, E1 Pedley Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Pennington Street, E1W Pennington Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Philchurch Place, E1 Philchurch Place is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Pier Head, E1W Pier Head is one of the streets of London in the E1W 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.
Pomell Way, E1 Pomell Way is a road in the E1 postcode area
Ponler Street, E1 Ponler Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Porters Walk, E1W Porters Walk is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Portland Square, E1W Portland Square is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Pottery Street, SE16 Pottery Street is a road in the SE16 postcode area
Prescot Street, E1 Prescot Street was named for Rebecca Prescott, wife of William Leman.
President Drive, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Princelet Street, E1 Princelet Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Providence Square, SE1 Providence Square is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Puma Court, E1 Puma Court is one of the streets of London in the E1 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
Reardon Street, E1W Reardon Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Regal Close, E1 Regal Close is a road in the E1 postcode area
Rhoda Street, E2 Rhoda Street was formerly Peter Street.
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
Roding Mews, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Romford Street, E1 Romford Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Royal Mint Court, EC3N Royal Mint Court is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
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 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.
Saint Katharine’s Way, E1W This is a street in the E1W postcode area
Saint Katherine’s Way, E1W Saint Katherine’s Way is a road in the E1W postcode area
Sale Street, E2 Sale Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Sampson Street, E1W Sampson Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Scandrett Street, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Scarborough Street, E1 This is a street in the E1 postcode area
School Mews, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Sclater Street, E1 Sclater Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Scott Street, E1 Scott Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Scotts Sufferance Wharfmill Street, SE1 Scotts Sufferance Wharfmill Street is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal 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.
Shacklewell Street, E2 Shacklewell Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Shad Thames, E1W Shad Thames is a road in the E1W postcode area
Sly Street, E1 Sly Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Smeaton Street, E1W Smeaton Street is a road in the E1W postcode area
South Tenter Street, E1 South Tenter Street is a road in the E1 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.
Spirit Quay, E1W Spirit Quay is one of the streets of London in the E1W 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
Springalls Wharf Apartments, SE16 Springalls Wharf Apartments is one of the streets of London in the SE16 postal area.
St Anthony’s Close, E1W St Anthony’s Close is a road in the E1W postcode area
St Katharine By The Tower, E1W St Katharine By The Tower is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
St Katharines Way, E1W St Katharines Way is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
St Katharine’s Way, E1W St Katharine’s Way is a road in the E1W postcode area
St Katherines By The Tower, E1W St Katherines By The Tower is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
St Mark Street, E1 St Mark Street was built on the old Goodman’s Fields.
St Matthews Row, E2 St Matthews Row is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
St. Katharines Way, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Star Place, E1W Star Place is a road in the E1W postcode area
Stepney Green Court, E1 Stepney Green Court is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Stevedore Street, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Stockholm Way, E1W Stockholm Way is a road in the E1W postcode area
Streatley Buildings, E2 Streatley Buildings was the first block of the new Boundary Estate - completed in 1896.
Street Katharine’s Way, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
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
Swanfield Street, E2 Swanfield Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Swedenborg Gardens, E1 Swedenborg Gardens is a road in the E1 postcode area
Sweeney Crescent, SE1 Sweeney Crescent is a road in the SE1 postcode area
Tait Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Tamarind Yard, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Telfords Yard, E1W Telfords Yard is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Tench Street, E1W Tench Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W 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
Thomas More Square, E1W Thomas More Square is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Thomas More Square, E1W A street within the postcode
Thomas More Street, E1W Thomas More Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Thrawl Street, E1 Originally built by Henry Thrall (or Thrale) c.1656, Thrawl Street ran east-west from Brick Lane as far as George Street across a former tenter field owned by the Fossan brothers, Thomas and Lewis.
Torrington Place, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Trahorn Close, E1 Trahorn Close is a road in the E1 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.
Turville Street, E2 Turville Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 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.
Unity Wharf, SE1 Unity Wharf is a road in the SE1 postcode 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.
Vaughan Way, E1W Vaughan Way is one of the streets of London in the E1W 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.
Vinegar Street, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Virginia Street, E1W Virginia Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Vogans Mill, SE1 Vogans Mill is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Voss Street, E2 Voss Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Wade House, SE16 Wade House is a road in the SE16 postcode area
Walburgh Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Walden Street, E1 Walden Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Wapping High Street, E1W Wapping High Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Wapping Old Stairs East, E1W Wapping Old Stairs East is a road in the E1W postcode area
Waterman Way, E1W Waterman Way is a road in the E1W postcode area
Waterside Close, SE16 Waterside Close is a road in the SE16 postcode area
Waveney Close, E1W A street within the E1W 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.
Welland Mews, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Wellclose Square, E1 Wellclose Square lies between Cable Street to the north and The Highway to the south.
Wellington Terrace, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
West Lane, SE16 West Lane is one of the streets of London in the SE16 postal area.
West Tenter Street, E1 West Tenter Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Westreet Lane, SE16 A street within the SE16 postcode
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 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 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
Wilkes Street, E1 Wilkes Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Wilson Grove, SE16 Wilson Grove is one of the streets of London in the SE16 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
Wolseley Street, SE1 Wolseley Street is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
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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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