The (Old) Isle of Dogs from A to Z

The Isle of Dogs in London has changed almost beyond recognition in the last 20 years. Mike Lemmerman’s book is an A to Z of many of the disappeared and disappearing Island buildings, roads, firms, schools, churches and more….with all entries accompanied by concise descriptions, and the book as a whole complemented by a collection of historic photographs.

A record of the Isle of Dogs before the arrival of the shiny new financial centre around Canary Wharf. And for Islanders, a walk down memory lane (and probably even some surprises).

The George opened in 1865, and was rebuilt in 1932. The pub was visited by American actress Jayne Mansfield. Photo: Mick Lemmerman

 

 



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