Walter Street, E2

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Walter Street is a road in the E2 postcode area



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Jan
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Post by Jan: Kerbela Street, E2

My grandparents lived in Kerbela Street many years ago when they were terraced houses. My memory of the street is one long street with these strange wrought iron things outside - which I now know as boot scrapers. The house inside was fairly large, but I was a child. Loo was outside. Shame they knocked the terraces down and build a huge housing estate, but that?s progress I suppose. Does anyone know the origin of the name Kerbela?

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Post by Sandy Tarrant: Monier Road, E3

My grandparents, James Isaac and Mary Ann Johnson ran a grocer’s shop at 122 Monier Road, Bow from the early 1900s to about 1935 or so.

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Post by LDNnews: Bethnal Green
Waltham Forest murder probe: Boy, 16, and woman, 35, arrested after man stabbed to death in north east London
A murder investigation has been launched after a 42-year-old man was stabbed to death in north east London.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/waltham-forest-murder-probe-boy-16-and-woman-35-arrest-after-man-in-his-40s-stabbed-to-death-in-a3913831.html

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Post by LDNnews: Stepney Green
WATCH: Dogs and cats kept in ’disgraceful’ conditions at puppy seller’s house in Bexleyheath

A cruel woman has been banned from keeping animals for life after she was caught running a designer puppy farm - where dogs and cats were forced to live in rabbit hutches.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16437856.rspca-finds-dogs-and-cats-in-disgraceful-conditions-in-bexleyheath/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Bow Road
Bobby Madley quits: Premier League referee leaves top flight after 'change in his personal circumstances'
Bobby Madley has sensationally quit as a Premier League referee.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/referee-bobby-madley-quits-as-premier-league-match-official-a3913651.html

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Post by LDNnews: Bethnal Green
The ’unflushables’ blocking London’s sewers
Thames Water says it removes over 30 tonnes of material every day from the sewerage system.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-45200046

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Post by LDNnews: Stepney Green
Doctor to the Queen Peter Fisher hit and killed by lorry while cycling in Holborn
EXCLUSIVE: Doctor who served as homeopathic physician to the Queen for 15 years killed in central London crash

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/doctor-to-the-queen-peter-fisher-killed-after-being-hit-by-lorry-while-cycling-in-holborn-a3912801.html

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Post by LDNnews: Bow Road
Chelsea star Ruben Loftus-Cheek determined to grasp Maurizio Sarri style and win regular starting spot
Ruben Loftus-Cheek says he is working hard to understand the way Maurizio Sarri wants him to play but is confident he suits the 4-3-3 system the Italian is using at Chelsea.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-star-ruben-loftuscheek-determined-to-grasp-maurizio-sarri-style-and-win-regular-starting-a3912796.html

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Arsenal's Ainsley Maitland-Niles faces two months out with broken fibula but Laurent Koscielny progressing well
Ainsley Maitland-Niles is set to miss up to two months of action after suffering what Arsenal term "a small fracture to his left fibula".

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/ainsley-maitlandniles-faces-two-months-out-with-broken-tibula-but-arsenal-captain-laurent-koscielny-a3912881.html

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Post by LDNnews: Stepney Green
Holborn crash: Male cyclist dies after being hit by lorry in central London
A cyclist has died after being hit by a lorry on a busy road in central London.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/holborn-crash-male-cyclist-dies-after-being-hit-by-lorry-in-central-london-a3912046.html

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Post by LDNnews: Bow Road
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid: Uefa Super Cup 2018 prediction, team news, betting tips and odds and how to watch on TV and live stream online
LIVE | Join us for all the build-up to tonight’s match

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/real-madrid-vs-atletico-madrid-uefa-super-cup-2018-prediction-team-news-betting-tips-and-odds-and-a3911731.html

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Post by LDNnews: Bethnal Green
Rail fares to rise by 3.2% amid mounting anger from commuters after a summer of chaos on network
Rail fares will rise by 3.2 per cent from January amid mounting anger among commuters over a summer of chaos on the network.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/rail-fares-to-rise-by-32-amid-mounting-anger-from-commuters-after-a-summer-of-chaos-on-network-a3911806.html

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Post by LDNnews: Stepney Green
Firefighters called to rescue 'foul-mouthed' parrot from roof of London home
A parrot stuck on a London roof treated firefighters who came to its aid this morning with a torrent of expletives, witnesses said.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/firefighters-called-to-rescue-foulmouthed-parrot-from-roof-of-london-home-a3910341.html

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Post by LDNnews: Bow Road
Arsenal legend Tony Adams 'deflated and disappointed' as Unai Emery delivers same kind of display
It was supposed to be the dawning of a bright new era at the Emirates Stadium but Unai Emery’s first game in charge left Arsenal icon Tony Adams "deflated and disappointed".

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsenal-legend-tony-adams-deflated-and-disappointed-as-unai-emery-delivers-same-kind-of-display-a3910821.html

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Post by LDNnews: Bethnal Green
New Tottenham stadium progress: When will it be ready? Where will Champions League fixtures be played?
New Tottenham stadium progress: When will it be ready? Where will Champions League fixtures be played?

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/new-tottenham-stadium-progress-when-will-it-be-ready-what-happens-to-champions-league-fixtures-a3910976.html

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Post by LDNnews: Bow Road
Lionel Messi becomes most decorated player in Barcelona history
Match report | Sevilla 1 Barcelona 2 Highlights | Dembele scores a stunner

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/lionel-messi-becomes-most-decorated-player-in-barcelona-history-a3909791.html

VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green - a happy corner

Bethnal Green is located 3.3 miles northeast of Charing Cross, It was historically an agrarian hamlet in the ancient parish of Stepney, Middlesex.

The name Blithehale or Blythenhale, the earliest form of Bethnal Green, is derived from the Anglo-Saxon healh ('angle, nook, or corner') and blithe ('happy, blithe').

Following population increases caused by the expansion of London during the 18th century, it was split off as the parish of Bethnal Green in 1743, becoming part of the Metropolis in 1855 and the County of London in 1889. The parish became the Metropolitan Borough of Bethnal Green in 1900 and the population peaked in 1901, entering a period of steady decline which lasted until 1981. Bethnal Green has formed part of Greater London since 1965.

The economic history of Bethnal Green is characterised by a shift away from agricultural provision for the City of London to market gardening, weaving and light industry, which has now all but disappeared.

By about 1860 Bethnal Green was mainly full of tumbledown old buildings with many families living in each house. By the end of the century, Bethnal Green was one of the poorest slums in London. Jack the Ripper operated at the western end of Bethnal Green and in neighbouring Whitechapel. In 1900, the Old Nichol Street Rookery was demolished, and the Boundary Estate opened on the site near the boundary with Shoreditch. This was the world's first council housing. The quality of the built environment was radically reformed by the aerial bombardment of World War II and the subsequent social housing developments.

Bethnal Green has a tube station on the Central Line of the London Underground. The station was opened as part of the long planned Central Line eastern extension on 4 December 1946; before that it was used as an air-raid shelter. On 3 March 1943, 173 people were killed in a crush while attempting to enter the shelter.

The station is an example of the New Works Programme 1935 - 1940 style adopted by London Transport for its new tube stations. Extensive use is made of pale yellow tiling, originally manufactured by Poole Pottery. The finishes include relief tiles, showing symbols of London and the area served by the London Passenger Transport Board, designed by Harold Stabler. The station entrances, all in the form of subway access staircases to the subterranean ticket hall, all show the design influences of Charles Holden, the consulting architect for London Transport at this time.



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.
Bethnal Green:   Bethnal Green - a happy corner
Bishop Challoner Boys’ School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Bonner Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Chisenhale Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 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.
Lauriston School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Lawdale Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
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).
Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Oaklands School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Old Church Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5.
Queen Mary and Westfield College:   Higher education institutions
Rachel Keeling Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Raine’s Foundation School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
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 of Jerusalem 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).
William Davis Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


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


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ainsley Street, E2 · Ainsworth Road, E9 · Alderney Road, E1 · Antill Terrace, E1 · Approach Road, E2 · Arbour Square, E1 · Argyle Road, E1 · Assembly Passage, E1 · Avis Square, E1 · Aylward Street, E1 · Bacon Street, E2 · Balcorne Street, E9 · Bale Road, E1 · Banbury Road, E9 · Bancroft Road, E1 · Barnes Street, E14 · Beaumont Grove, E1 · Beaumont Square, E1 · Belgrave Street, E1 · Ben Johnson Road, E1 · Ben Jonson Road, E1 · Bethnal Green Estate, E2 · Bethnal Green Road, E2 · Birkbeck Street, E2 · Bishops Way, E2 · Blythe Street, E2 · Bonner Road, E2 · Bonner Street, E2 · Bow Wharf Grove Road, E3 · Bow Wharf, E3 · Boyton Close, E1 · Bradwell Street, E1 · Braintree Street, E2 · Brierly Gardens, E2 · Bromley Street, E1 · Buckfast Street, E2 · Bullards Place, E2 · Bunsen Street, E3 · Canrobert Street, E2 · Carlton Square, E1 · Centre Street, E2 · Cephas Avenue, E1 · Cephas Street, E1 · Cherry Tree Close, E9 · Cheshire Street, E2 · Chilton Street, E2 · Chudleigh Street, E1 · Church Crescent, E9 · Church Cresent, E9 · Claredale Street, E2 · Clearbrook Way, E1 · Clermont Road, E9 · Cleveland Grove, E1 · Cleveland Way, E1 · Code Street, E1 · Colebert Avenue, E1 · Connor Street, E9 · Coopers Close, E1 · Copley Street, E1 · Corfield Street, E2 · Cornwall Avenue, E2 · Cornwood Drive, E1 · Coventry Road, E2 · Cranbrook Street, E2 · Cressy Place, E1 · Crown Works, E2 · Cyprus Street, E2 · Dakin Place, E1 · Delta Street, E2 · Derby Road, E9 · Derbyshire Street, E2 · Digby Street, E2 · Diggon Street, E1 · Dinmont Street, E2 · Dongola Road, E1 · Downy House, E1 · Duckett Street, E1 · Dunbridge Street, E2 · Durham Row, E1 · East Arbour Street, E1 · Edenbridge Road, E9 · Edwin Street, E1 · Ellsworth Street, E2 · Elsa Street, E14 · Ernest Street, E1 · Estate Road, E2 · Florida Street, E2 · Fox Close, E1 · Gales Gardens, E2 · Galveston House, E1 · Gawber Street, E2 · Geography Square, E1 · Gerard Place, E9 · Glass Street, E2 · Globe Road, E1 · Globe Road, E2 · Godward Square, E1 · Goldman Close, E2 · Gore Road, E2 · Gore Road, E9 · Granby Street, E2 · Grantley Street, E1 · Greenheath Business Centre, E2 · Grimsby Street, E2 · Groombridge Road, E9 · Grove Road, E9 · Hadleigh Street, E1 · Hadleigh Street, E2 · Hadleigh Walk, E6 · Hague Street, E2 · Handley Road, E9 · Hannibal Road, E1 · Harpley Square, E1 · Hartley Street, E2 · Helen’s Place, E2 · Herald Street, E2 · Hereford Street, E2 · Holcroft Road, E9 · Iveagh Close, E9 · Ivimey Street, E2 · Jackson Close, E9 · Jamaica Street, E1 · Jersey Street, E2 · Jubilee Street, E1 · Kelsey Street, E2 · Kenilworth Road, E3 · Kerbela Street, E2 · Killick Way, E1 · King Edward’s Road, E9 · King Edwards Road, E9 · King John Street, E1 · Kingshold Road, E9 · Lady Micos Almshouses, E1 · Lake View Estate, E3 · Lammas Road, E9 · Lang Street, E1 · Lark Row, E9 · Lauriston Road, E9 · Lighterman Mews, E1 · Long Wall, E3 · Longnor Road, E1 · Louisa Street, E1 · Mace Street, E2 · Malcolm Place, E2 · Mantus Road, E1 · Mape Street, E2 · Maple Street, E2 · Massingham Street, E1 · Masters Street, E1 · Matlock Street, E14 · Meath Bridge, E1 · Meath Bridge, E3 · Meath Crescent, E2 · Menotti Street, E2 · Mile End Place, E1 · Mile End Road, E1 · Minson Road, E9 · Moody Street, E1 · Morecambe Close, E1 · Morpeth Grove, E9 · Morpeth Road, E9 · Morpeth Street, E2 · Moulins Road, E9 · Multon House, E9 · Nicholas Road, E1 · Old Bethnal Green Road, E2 · Old Church Road, E1 · Old Ford Road, E2 · Osier Street, E1 · Palmers Road, E2 · Paradise Row, E2 · Park Close, E9 · Peary Place, E2 · Penshurst Road, E9 · Pollard Row, E2 · Pollard Street, E2 · Portelet Road, E1 · Portman Place, E2 · Pott Street, E2 · Poyser Street, E2 · Primrose Square, E9 · Ramsey Street, E2 · Rectory Square, E1 · Rectory, E1 · Redmans Road, E1 · Redruth Road, E9 · Roberta Street, E2 · Robinson Road, E2 · Roland Mews, E1 · Roman Road, E2 · Roman Road, E3 · Royal Victor Place, E3 · Royston Street, E2 · Rushmead, E2 · Rutland Road, E9 · Sale Street, E2 · Sceptre Road, E2 · Senrab Street, E1 · Sewardstone Road, E2 · Sewardstone Road, E3 · Shandy Street, E1 · Sharon Gardens, E9 · Shelley House, E2 · Shore Place, E9 · Shore Road, E9 · Skipworth Road, E9 · Smart Street, E2 · Smithy Street, E1 · Southborough Road, E9 · Speldhurst Road, E9 · Squirries Street, E2 · St James Avenue, E2 · St Jamess Avenue, E2 · St Judes Road, E2 · St Matthews Row, E2 · St. James’s Avenue, E2 · Stayners Road, E1 · Stepney High Street, E1 · Stepney Way, E1 · Sugar Loaf Walk, E2 · Summercourt Road, E1 · Swingfield House, E9 · Teesdale Yard, E2 · Temple Street, E2 · Temple Yard, E2 · Tollet Street, E1 · Trafalgar Gardens, E1 · Troon Street, E1 · Turin Street, E2 · Twig Folly Close, E2 · Usk Street, E2 · Vallance Road, E2 · Viaduct Place, E2 · Victoria Park Road, E9 · Voss Street, E2 · Walter Street, E2 · Walter Terrace, E1 · Warley Street, RM14 · Waterloo Gardens, E2 · Wear Place, E2 · Wellington Row, E2 · Welwyn Street, E2 · Wennington Road, E3 · Wessex Street, E2 · West Arbour Street, E1 · Westport Street, E1 · Wetherell Road, E9 · White Horse Lane, E1 · White Horse Road, E1 · Whitehorse Road, E1 · Wickham Close, E1 · Wilmot Street, E2 · Winkley Street, E2 · Witan Street, E2 · Wood Close, E2 · XX Place, E1 ·
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