Greater Whitechapel: Hessel Street east side

Hessel Street, 1960s

This atmospheric unissued footage of Stepney in the 1960s includes sharp, atmospheric footage of Christian Street synagogue, and, at 1.33 on the timer onwards. a slow moving shot past the Jewish-owned businesses on the east side of Hessel Street, not long before it was all redeveloped.

Contributed by Aileen Reid on Sept. 20, 2016