Islamic Relief, 135 Whitechapel Road

1932-4, textile showroom and warehouse built for A. Samuels & Sons Ltd

135 and 137 Whitechapel Road
Contributed by Survey of London on Aug. 7, 2017

This is a four-storey showroom–workroom block of 1932–4, erected for W. Abbott with W. Silk & Sons Ltd as builders. A. Samuels & Sons Ltd, silk merchants, was the first occupant. The ground-floor shop now houses Islamic Relief, a charity shop. For earlier buildings here see the adjacent site to the east.1

  1. District Surveyors Returns: Post Office Directories 

97-135 Whitechapel Road in 2016
Contributed by Derek Kendall