Jubilee Crescent, E14

Road in/near Cubitt Town, existing between 1935 and now

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Jubilee Crescent was built in 1935 by architect G R Unthank.

Local ship repairing firm, R. & H. Green & Silley Weir Ltd were based in Blackwall and were part of a long shipbuilding tradition. R. and H. Green Ltd was formed from the long-established Blackwall firm of Wigram and Green who were famous shipbuilders in the 19th century, however with the decline of Thames shipbuilding in the early 20th century, R. & H. Green became part of a ship repairing partnership called R. and H. Green and Silley Weir.

It was the chairman of the firm, John Silley, who was determined to provide homes for retired workers of the shipbuilding and repairing industries. John Silley was a committed Christian who contributed toward the YMCA and numerous other charities. Silley had already built some dwellings for his workers in Falmouth and chose the Isle of Dogs to build a series of dwellings.

Silley approached the Port of London Authority and persuaded them to give him 1.5 acres on the edge of the Mudchute in exchange for some land owned by his firm at Beckton. The firm then provided the money to build the flats and then handed them over to a trust – the Shipworkers Jubilee Housing Trust – which initially let the dwellings at 2s 6d per week. The scheme received a State housing subsidy, and Poplar Borough Council co-operated by charging a special inclusive figure for the costs of rates (at a nominal assessment of £3 per house), electric light, and water rates, so that these could be covered by the rent.

The crescent got its name because it was built-in the year of the Silver Jubilee of King George and Queen Mary. There are two reliefs of the King and Queen on the front of two houses in the crescent.

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Mudchute Park:   Mudchute Park and Farm is a large urban park and farm just south of Canary Wharf on the Isle of Dogs.


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A102, E14 · A1206, E14 · A1261, E14 · Admirals Way, E14 · Amsterdam Road, E14 · Arden Crescent, E14 · Arden Cresent, E14 · Ashdown Walk, E14 · Ashton Street, E14 · Aspen Way, E14 · Baffin Way, E14 · Ballin Court, E14 · Barnfield Place, E14 · Beaufort Court, E14 · Billson Street, E14 · Biscayne Avenue, E14 · Blackwall Tunnel Depot, E14 · Blackwall Tunnel, SE10 · Blasker Walk, E14 · Blue Bridge, SW1H · Blyth Close, E14 · Caledonian Wharf, E14 · Capstan Square, E14 · Cassilis Road, E14 · Castalia Square, E14 · Chapel House Street, E14 · Charnwood Gardens, E14 · Chipka Street, E14 · Claude Street, E14 · Cold Harbour, E14 · Copeland Drive, E14 · Crews Street, E14 · Cuba Street, E14 · Dartmoor Walk, E14 · Deptford Strand, E14 · Dockers Tanner Road, E14 · Drawdock Road, SE10 · East Ferry Road, E14 · Empire Wharf Road, E14 · Ensign House Admirals Way, E14 · Enterprise Business Park, E14 · Fairmont Avenue, E14 · Ferguson Close, E14 · Folly Wall, E14 · Forge Square, E14 · Francis Close, E14 · Friars Mead, E14 · Galbraith Street, E14 · Gaverick Mews, E14 · Gaverick Street, E14 · Glenaffric Avenue, E14 · Glengall Bridge, E14 · Glengall Grove, E14 · Glengarnock Avenue, E14 · Glenworth Avenue, E14 · Grampian House Meridian Gate, E14 · Greenwich Foot Tunnel, E14 · Greenwich Foot Tunnel, SE10 · Grosvenor Wharf Road, E14 · Harbinger Road, E14 · Harbour Exchange Square, E14 · Hesperus Crescent, E14 · Hickin Street, E14 · Homer Drive, E14 · Horseshoe Close, E14 · Indescon Court, E14 · Ironmongers Place, E14 · Isambard Mews, E14 · Johnson’s Draw Dock, E14 · Jubilee Crescent, E14 · Julian Place, E14 · Kingsbridge Court, E14 · Langbourne Place, E14 · Lantern House Lanterns Court, E14 · Lanterns Court, E14 · Lawn House Close, E14 · Lawrence Wharf, SE16 · Leerdam Drive, E14 · Lighterman’s Road, E14 · Lightermans Walk, SW6 · Limeharbour, E14 · Lockes Field Place, E14 · Lockesfield Place, E14 · Lord Amory Way, E14 · Macquarie Way, E14 · Magellan Place, E14 · Manchester Grove, E14 · Manchester Road, E14 · Mariners Mews, E14 · Maritime Quay, E14 · Marsh Wall, E14 · Marshfield Street, E14 · Mast House Terrace, E14 · Mastmaker Court, E14 · Mastmaker Road, E14 · Meridian Gate, E14 · Meridian Place, E14 · Millennium Drive, E14 · Millennium Way, E14 · Millharbour, E14 · Muirfield Crescent, E14 · Napier Avenue, E14 · Naval Row, E14 · New Union Close, E14 · Newton Place, E14 · North Dockside, E14 · North Quay, E14 · Old Bellgate Place, E14 · Old Bellgate Wharf, E14 · Ovex Close, E14 · Pan Peninsula Square, E14 · Paul Julius Close, E14 · Pepper St Glengall Bridge, E14 · Pepper Street, E14 · Phoenix Court, E14 · Pier Street, E14 · Pierhead Lock, E14 · Plymouth Wharf, E14 · Pointers Close, E14 · Pointers Close, SE8 · Quixley Street, E14 · Rainbow Avenue, E14 · Rembrandt Close, E14 · Ringwood Gardens, E14 · River Barge Close, E14 · Roffey Street, E14 · Roserton Street, E14 · Rotterdam Drive, E14 · Saunders Ness Road, E14 · Schooner Close, E14 · Selsdon Way, E14 · Sextant Avenue, E14 · Sexton Avenue, E14 · Seyssel Street, E14 · Sherwood Gardens, E14 · Skylines Village, E14 · South Quay Plaza, E14 · South Quay Square, E14 · Spindrift Avenue, E14 · St Davids Square, E14 · St James Mews, E14 · St Lawrence Street, E14 · St. David’s Square, E14 · Stebondale Street, E14 · Stewart Street, E14 · Strattondale Street, E14 · Taeping Street, E14 · Thames Circle, E14 · Thames Quay, E14 · The Blue Bridge, E14 · The Slipway, E3 · Thermopylae Gate, E14 · Torres Square, E14 · Wateridge Close, E14 · West Ferry Road, E14 · Wheat Sheaf Close, E14 · Whiteadder Way, E14 ·


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