Dagenham’s Vibrant Journey: Unfolding its Rich Modern History

At the dawn of the 20th century, Dagenham was a pastoral landscape dominated by agriculture. This began to change dramatically in 1931 with the arrival of the Ford Motor Company. The Advent of the Industrial Revolution The establishment of the Dagenham Ford plant started an industrial revolution that would transform the town. As the most … Read more

Shoreditch. Visit The Hippest and Most Historic Area in East London

Shoreditch is a vibrant and diverse neighbourhood with a mix of culture, history, art, nightlife and cuisine. Whether you want to explore the street art, visit the markets, enjoy the pubs and clubs, or learn about the rich heritage of this former industrial area, Shoreditch has something for everyone. Find out why Shoreditch is one … Read more

Walthamstow History East London. Discovering the Past and Present of this Vibrant Neighbourhood

A Journey Through Time: Uncovering the Rich History of Walthamstow, East London Introduction to Walthamstow History Walthamstow, a vibrant and diverse area in East London, has a fascinating history that dates back thousands of years. From its beginnings as a small Anglo-Saxon settlement to its current status as a bustling urban centre, Walthamstow has witnessed … Read more

Museum of The Home in Shoreditch: Discover the History of Home Life

The Museum of The Home, formerly known as the Geffrye Museum, is a free museum located in 18th-century Grade I-listed former almshouses on Kingsland Road in Shoreditch, London. The museum’s purpose is to reveal and rethink the ways we live in order to live better together. What to Expect Visitors can expect to discover programmed … Read more

Tower Hamlets: A History and People

Tower Hamlets is a London borough in East London, England. It was formed in 1965 by merging the former metropolitan boroughs of Stepney, Poplar, and Bethnal Green. The borough is named after the historic Tower Division, an area of southeast Middlesex focused on (but not limited to) the area of the modern borough, which owed … Read more

A Brief History of East Ham in London

East Ham is a district of east London with a rich and diverse history. It was once a rural village in Essex but became part of Greater London in 1965 when it was incorporated as a municipal borough. East Ham increased in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, attracting many immigrants from different parts … Read more

Haunted London Undergroud

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Ten Hauntings On The London Underground The London Underground has been in service for over 150 years, with the Thames Tunnel opening in 1843 to make it the world’s oldest underground rail network. Millions of commuters, tourists and regular Londoners use the Underground every day without incident, but the truth is that the Underground has … Read more

Tower of London Trivia

Tower of London

The Tower of London is a must-see attraction for any tourist visiting England’s capital city. But for those keen to look deeper than Beefeaters, executions and ravens, here are five lesser known facts about the Tower. 1: Going Up in the World Why does the staircase in the White Tower spiral up in a clockwise … Read more

The History of Sutton House Hackney

Although much of the East End has been renovated over the years and the area is seen as being more modern than traditional, you can still find historical buildings in the area that hark back to older times. A visit to Hackney, for example, could include a trip to an authentic Grade II listed Tudor … Read more