Evocative pictures from the 1970s show a version of East London that has long been forgotten since its streets have been taken up by artisinal coffee shops and hipster craft beer bars. The lives...
Apr 22, 2020 · Moving beyond Windrush, although the Turkish speaking community have been present in Hackney since at least the 1930s, Turks from mainland Turkey came to live in London for both political and...
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Topography and Landscape history. The London Borough of Hackney covers an area of 19.06 square kilometres (7.4 sq mi), rising westward from the Lea to reach 30 metres (98 ft) above sea level at Clapton Common and Stamford Hill. The area around Victoria Park, in the south of the borough lies about 15 metres (49 ft) above sea level.
Aug 17, 2020 · Hackney Then And Now: London Historian Records 30 Years of Change In Photographs Richard Yeboah shows us dramatic changes in Hackney over the past 30 years “I took some pictures in my old area of South Hackney, especially Kingshold Estate, as part of my research into Hackney post-war estates,” writes Richard Yeboah.
Feb 05, 2020 · ‘Even in the 1970s it seemed Hackney was still recovering from the devastation of the war and the slum clearance programmes. Hackney was a place to leave, with its crumbling council estates and ...
Charles Booth's 'Descriptive Map of London Poverty'. Detail showing the City of London and the East End The East End of London is the hell of poverty. Like one enormous black, motionless giant kraken, the poverty of London lies there in lurking silence and encircles with its mighty tentacles the life and wealth of the City. So wrote J H Mackay ...
Aug 07, 2011 · Photos from Hackney’s History: Shop Fronts Emily Webber 7 August 2011 History of Hackney , Photography Ken Jacobs has kindly shared a few more historical photos of Hackney from his collection , this time the focus is on a couple of old shop fronts in the area (a favourite subject of mine ).
Stoke Newington is an area occupying the north-west part of the London Borough of Hackney in north-east London, England. It is 5 miles (8 km) north-east of Charing Cross. The Manor of Stoke Newington gave its name to Stoke Newington the ancient parish.
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