11th May 1931:  Children from Bethnal Green crowded into a charabanc on a trip to High Beech, Epping Forest.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

11th May 1931: Children from Bethnal Green crowded into a charabanc on a trip to High Beech, Epping Forest. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Poverty map of Old Nichol slum, East End of London, showing Bethnal Green Road, from Charles Booth’s Labour and Life of the People. Volume 1: East London (London: Macmillan, 1889).

Poverty map of Old Nichol slum, East End of London, showing Bethnal Green Road, from Charles Booth’s Labour and Life of the People. Volume 1: East London (London: Macmillan, 1889).

Bethnal Green - most of the streets that weren't demolished through slum clearance were bombed by the Germans. Then the final wave of demolition in the 1960s.

Bethnal Green - most of the streets that weren't demolished through slum clearance were bombed by the Germans. Then the final wave of demolition in the 1960s.

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