Whitechapel Hotel, 49-53 New Road

1990s offices, converted to hotel use c.2007

53 New Road
Contributed by zena on May 23, 2017

My family lived at this address. The property was owned by the London Hospital, where I was born in 1952. I remember the bombed out site next door. On my way to Harry Gosling School, I would go into my grandfather's shop, Monty the Barber, on Commercial Road, where both he and my father worked.