Category Archives: /Poplar (A)

Langdon Park DLR Station

Above: Looking at the DLR station on the eastern side. The tall structure with vertical slats is one of two similar pedestrian lift towers connecting with the footbridge. This DLR station is a relative newcomer to the line that runs … Continue reading

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Limehouse Cut

Above: Looking NE at the Limehouse Cut from the towpath. A quick look at any street map of East London shows that the Regent’s Canal was cut only a short distance from the River Lea. The Regent’s Canal was cut … Continue reading

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Chrisp Street Market

Above: A small part of the market showing its 1950s design. Chrisp Street is a turning off the north side of East India Dock Road, almost opposite the entrance to All Saints DLR Station. In Victorian times, like many streets … Continue reading

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St Matthias Community Centre

Above: The old chapel standing within its original churchyard. To understand the background to this building, which was once a chapel, it is necessary to first briefly explain the history of the East India Company. Look on a street map … Continue reading

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