Mile End Road, E1

Road in/near Stepney Green, existing until now

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Mile End Road is an ancient route from London to the East, moved to its present alignment after the foundation of Bow Bridge in 1110.

Mile End - more specifically the turnpike on Whitechapel Road at the crossroads with Cambridge Heath Road - was situated one mile from Aldgate; hence the name. It was first recorded in 1288 and known as Aldgatestrete. The area running alongside Mile End Road was known as Mile End Green, and became known as a place of assembly for Londoners, as reflected in the name of Assembly Passage.

For most of the medieval period, this road was surrounded by open fields on either side. Speculative developments existed by the end of the 16th century and continued throughout the 18th century. It developed as an area of working and lower-class housing, often occupied by immigrants and migrants new to the city.

Wat Tyler gathered his followers here during the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381.

A Jewish cemetery was established on Mile End Road in 1657 by permission of Oliver Cromwell.

From 1800 onwards, Stepney expanded towards the southern side of Mile End Road. A district which became known as Mile End New Town developed in an area east of Brick Lane. The houses along Mile End Road became called Mile End Old Town.

Captain’s Cook’s House dates from the eighteenth century, when the land was open upon either side of the Mile End Rd and the masts of ships might been seen by travellers approaching London.

A terrace was built by Anthony Ireland in 1717 and Malplaquet House built by Thomas Andrews in 1741-2. Nearby Bellevue Place, Maria Terrace and Mile End Place survive as dignified examples of housing for those employed in local industries, brewery workers and artisans.

It became the fashion for Eastenders to promenade along the Mile End Road at weekends, dressed in their Sunday best and admiring the shop windows.

Source: Mile End - Wikipedia



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VIEW THE STEPNEY GREEN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE STEPNEY GREEN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE STEPNEY GREEN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Stepney Green

Stepney Green tube station lies on the corner of Mile End Road and Globe Road in the Stepney neighbourhood of east London.

The station was opened in 1902 by the Whitechapel and Bow Railway, a joint venture between the District Railway and the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway. The new railway connected the District Railway at Whitechapel with the London, Tilbury and Southend at Bow.

Electrified District Railway services started in 1905. Hammersmith and City line services (then part of the Metropolitan line) started in 1936. The station passed to London Underground in 1950.

The layout and design of the station is largely unchanged with many original features intact.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alice Model Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Bangabandhu Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bishop Challoner Boys’ School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Blue Gate Fields Infants’ School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Blue Gate Fields Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Bonner Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Darul Hadis Latifiah:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 20. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Gatehouse School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Globe Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
John Scurr Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
King Edward VII Memorial Park:   King Edward Memorial Park was opened in 1922.
London East Alternative Provision:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
Marion Richardson Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Mazahirul Uloom London School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Meath Gardens Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Morpeth School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Mowlem Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ocean Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Old Church Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5.
Rachel Keeling Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Redlands Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Sir John Cass Foundation and Redcoat Church of England Secondary School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Smithy Street School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Elizabeth Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St John’s Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Mary and St Michael Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Stepney Green:   Stepney Green tube station lies on the corner of Mile End Road and Globe Road in the Stepney neighbourhood of east London.
Stepney Green Mathematics and Computing College:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
The Pier Head Preparatory Montessori School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 7.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Lydia Street bomb (1940):   Salvaging belongings after being bombed - 1940.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adelina Grove, E1 · Albert Gardens, E1 · Alderney Road, E1 · Antill Terrace, E1 · Approach Road, E2 · Arbour Square, E1 · Argyle Road, E1 · Assembly Passage, E1 · Avis Square, E1 · Aylward Street, E1 · Bancroft Road, E1 · Barnado Street, E1 · Barnardo Gardens, E1 · Barnardo Street, E1 · Beaumont Grove, E1 · Beaumont Square, E1 · Belgrave Street, E1 · Bishops Way, E2 · Bonner Road, E2 · Bonner Street, E2 · Boulcott Street, E1 · Bow Wharf Grove Road, E3 · Bow Wharf, E3 · Bower Street, E1 · Boyton Close, E1 · Bradwell Street, E1 · Braintree Street, E2 · Brierly Gardens, E2 · Brodlove Lane, E1W · Bromley Street, E1 · Bullards Place, E2 · Butcher Row, E14 · Butcher Row, E1W · Cable Street, E1W · Carlton Square, E1 · Caroline Street, E1 · Cephas Avenue, E1 · Cephas Street, E1 · Chudleigh Street, E1 · Clark Street, E1 · Clearbrook Way, E1 · Cleveland Grove, E1 · Cleveland Way, E1 · Colebert Avenue, E1 · Coopers Close, E1 · Copley Street, E1 · Cornwall Avenue, E2 · Cornwood Drive, E1 · Cranbrook Street, E2 · Cranford Street, E1W · Cressy Place, E1 · Cyprus Street, E2 · Devonport Street, E1 · Digby Street, E2 · Diggon Street, E1 · Downy House, E1 · Duckett Street, E1 · Durham Row, E1 · East Arbour Street, E1 · Edwin Street, E1 · Ernest Street, E1 · Estate Road, E2 · Fox Close, E1 · Gawber Street, E2 · Geography Square, E1 · Glamis Place, E1W · Glamis Road, E1W · Glasshouse Fields, E1W · Globe Road, E1 · Globe Road, E2 · Godward Square, E1 · Gore Road, E9 · Grantley Street, E1 · Grove Road, E9 · Hadleigh Street, E1 · Hadleigh Street, E2 · Hadleigh Walk, E6 · Hannibal Road, E1 · Hardinge Lane, E1 · Hardinge Street, E1 · Harpley Square, E1 · Hartley Street, E2 · Havering Street, E1 · Heckford St Business Centre, E1W · Heckford Street, E1W · Helen’s Place, E2 · Jamaica Street, E1 · Jardine Road, E14 · Jardine Road, E1W · Jarman House, E1 · Johnson Street, E1 · Jubilee Street, E1 · Killick Way, E1 · King David Lane, E1 · King John Street, E1 · Lady Micos Almshouses, E1 · Lake View Estate, E3 · Lang Street, E1 · Lark Row, E2 · Lighterman Mews, E1 · Lindley Street, E1 · Longnor Road, E1 · Louisa Street, E1 · Lukin Street, E1 · Mace Street, E2 · Malcolm Place, E2 · Malcolm Road, E1 · Mantus Road, E1 · Massingham Street, E1 · Masters Street, E1 · Meath Bridge, E1 · Meath Bridge, E3 · Meath Crescent, E2 · Mile End Place, E1 · Mile End Road, E1 · Montpelier Place, E1 · Moody Street, E1 · Morecambe Close, E1 · Morpeth Street, E2 · Nicholas Road, E1 · O’Leary Square, E1 · Old Church Road, E1 · Old Ford Road, E2 · Osier Street, E1 · Palmers Road, E2 · Peartree Lane, E1W · Peary Place, E2 · Peel Grove, E2 · Pinchin Johnsons Yard, E1 · Pitsea Street, E1 · Portelet Road, E1 · Portman Place, E2 · Ratcliffe Cross Stairs, E14 · Ratcliffe Cross Street, E1 · Ratcliffe Cross Street, E1W · Ratcliffe Lane, E14 · Rectory Square, E1 · Rectory, E1 · Redcastle Close, E1 · Redmans Road, E1 · Robinson Road, E2 · Roland Mews, E1 · Ronald Street, E1 · Royal Victor Place, E3 · Royston Street, E2 · Russia Lane, E2 · Sceptre Road, E2 · Schoolhouse Lane, E1W · Senrab Street, E1 · Sewardstone Road, E2 · Sewardstone Road, E3 · Shadwell Pierhead, E1W · Shandy Street, E1 · Shelley House, E2 · Smart Street, E2 · Smithy Street, E1 · St James Avenue, E2 · St Jamess Avenue, E2 · St. James’s Avenue, E2 · Stayners Road, E1 · Stepney Causeway, E1 · Stepney High Street, E1 · Stepney Way, E1 · Sugar Loaf Walk, E2 · Summercourt Road, E1 · Sutton Street, E1 · Tollet Street, E1 · Trafalgar Gardens, E1 · Troon Street, E1 · Twig Folly Close, E2 · Usk Street, E2 · Vawdrey Close, E1 · Victoria Park Square, E2 · Walter Street, E2 · Walter Terrace, E1 · Warley Street, RM14 · Waterloo Gardens, E2 · Welwyn Street, E2 · Wennington Road, E3 · Wessex Street, E2 · West Arbour Street, E1 · Westport Street, E1 · White Horse Lane, E1 · Wickford Street, E1 · Wickham Close, E1 · XX Place, E1 ·
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