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Disused station next to the DLR to be turned into housing
Disused station next to the DLR to be turned into housing

Disused station next to the DLR to be turned into housing

A plot of land running alongside the DLR in Bow has been earmarked to provide housing under a deal between TfL and the housing association, Optivo.

Jan
13
2021
The demolished Bryant & May Testimonial fountain
The demolished Bryant & May Testimonial fountain

The demolished Bryant & May Testimonial fountain

Opposite today's Bow Church DLR station used to stand a much grander station, and in front was a tall Victorian memorial, erected in 1872 to celebrate a protest against a tax on matches.

Apr
07
2020
East London’s Minnie Lansbury suffragette Memorial Clock
East London’s Minnie Lansbury suffragette Memorial Clock

East London’s Minnie Lansbury suffragette Memorial Clock

A grand green clock hangs off the side of an otherwise unremarkable block of flats in memory of a quite remarkable woman.

Apr
06
2018