West Ham Station

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Post to the east Three Mills

Post to the west Plaistow

Post to the south CanningTown and Bow Creek

Post to the north West Ham Plaistow

Bethell Avenue:

Franciscan Friary 1901 Missionaries of Mary. (R.C.), Founded 1897 by Franciscan missionaries of Mary and. partly used as an Old People's Home. Convent building 1902, with new wing of 1909; gutted by fire in 1941 and 1946-55. To be replaced by a smaller convent, 2004.   

Chapel Of The Sacred Heart Of Jesus, 1929-3 W.C. Mangan. 

Grange Road School for ‘mentally and physically defective’ children, 1903, Canning Town Women’s Settlement, ran the school for many years, 1936 ESN School, West Ham Borough 

Earl of Beaconsfield

Grange Road

East London Cemetery. Private. Opened in 1872. Fine gate piers. Two dull Gothic chapels faced with crazy-paved ragstone but marred by modern additions. One converted to a crematorium. Between the gate and the chapels a granite cross with a tall, nigged base to commemorate Britain's allies in the Great War dating from as early as 1917. There are no single monuments of great merit but the post-1945 ones include a remarkable array of individualistic, often touching memorials that are so characteristic of east London cemeteries. Popular types include the overt symbolism of half-open doors, open arches and heart shapes, while footballs, a lorry, teddy bears, dogs and even a dart-board provide highly personal mementoes of the deceased. They are a far cry from the dreary lines of headstones usual in modern English burial grounds.  Many bomb victims near entrance.  Memorial to people died when viewing platform on ship launch of HMS Albion collapsed 1898 and also from the Princess Alice.  Chinese and Japanese burials.  Well maintained with trees, grassland scrub and birds  Obelisk to children killed in Forest Gate school fire.

Hermit Road

Park bought for the town by Lord Bethell 1899, grocer,

Popkin’s fishmonger

St.Matthais Church

Kimberley Road

Church 1991 another replacement, this time a chapel attached to a U-shaped block of fiats for residents with special needs, under a descending sequence of pitched

Ladysmith Road,

Mafeking Road

Manor Road

West Ham station, 1901 on Bow/Barking line Between Canning Town and Stratford on the Jubilee Line. Between Bromley by Bow and Plaistow on the District and Hammersmith and City Lines. Between Limehouse and Barking on the Main Line Railway from Fenchurch Street.. A station was first opened at West Ham on 1st February 1901 by the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway. It was first used by underground trains on 2nd June 1902 and was renamed West Ham Manor Road on 11th February 1924. However, it was shortened back to West Ham on 1st January 1969.1 1st February Opened London Tilbury and Southend Railway 1902 Whitechapel & Bow Railway extension eastwards   1924 name changed to West Ham (Manor Road) 1901 Opened on the London Southend Railway, 1999 Rebuilt in its present form Heyningen & Howard, as the first of the new to the Stratford extension of the Jubilee Line. By con the High-Tech sleek machine aesthetic of Canning and Stratford, the materials used here - exposed pre-trusses, glass-block glazing and ruddy-red hark back to Underground designs of the Holden era, in the tall, brick clock tower.

West Marsh sewer,

Canning Town North signal box

Memorial ground owned by A.F.Hills of Thames Ironworks.  West Ham Football Club started there,

Northern outfall sewer, laid out as a public footpath, Metropolitan Board of Works, 1868

Memorial Avenue

Grassroots Memorial Park.. nursery and community building in energy efficient building with a grass roof and internal courtyard.

Pretoria Road

Star Lane

The Hub. Multi-functional Community Resource by Eger Architects and Ove Arup & Partners, 2003-4.part cafe,


West Ham:

1911 dockers’ wives doing outworking shirt manufacture and underclothes


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