All Contributions from danny

Old BT or Post Office Garage

14 Chamber Street | danny

I'm pretty sure that as a kid in the mid-1960s, going to school at Tower Hill School further along Chamber Street, that this building ...

Saving the Blitz Damaged Wall

Railway Viaduct Spur | danny

I remember as a young kid, being shown by my dad, that the damage visible on the supports to the railway bridge that diagonally crosse...

My mum at Beagle House and my life in shipping

Maersk House | danny

My mum, Rose McLaughlin, and originally from Donegal in the Irish Republic worked in Beagle House as a tea lady. <img alt="" s...

Peabody estate A Block

Block A | danny

I have lived in this block since 1970. My mum and dad moved into this block when it was modernised. Before that, we lived in one of th...

UB40

Cityside Jobcentre Whitechapel | danny

I left school in Summer 1977, and in the short period before finding a "proper job", this building was where I went to "sign on" to cl...

11 Dock Street

11 Dock Street | danny

Just found this website which has some interesting detail about this building at No 11 Dock Street. http://www.11dockst.co.uk/...


Harts and the Model Inn, 1978

57-60 Royal Mint Street | danny

This is a photograph taken in Royal Mint Street looking south-east towards the junction with John Fisher Street. On the left can be seen ...

Cardinal Heenan in procession to open the new school in St Mark Street

English Martyrs RC Primary School, St Mark Street | danny

Here we see Cardinal Heenan, head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, in procession to the opening ceremony the new English Mart...

The speech by Danny McLaughlin, a pupil, to the Cardinal

English Martyrs RC Primary School, St Mark Street | danny

This is the wording of the speech I had to read out to the Cardinal at the opening of the new buildings of English Martyrs School in St M...

Royal Mint Street, 1980s

66 Royal Mint Street | danny

The north-west junction of Royal Mint Street and Leman Street prior to the demolition of these buildings to accommodate the construction ...

The Model Inn and Hart's Grocers, Royal Mint Street

Tower Mint Apartments | danny

An image looking south west from Royal Mint Street towards the junction with John Fisher Street. On the right is a café that was known as...

The Lodge, Royal Mint Square, 1975

39 Royal Mint Street | danny

Polaroid picture taken by me of the soon-to-be demolished lodge building which served as the offices for the Royal Mint Square Estate tha...

Whitechapel High Street near Blooms 1977

90 Whitechapel High Street | danny

Photo taken looking East towards Whitechapel Road in 1977. Bloom's sign can be seen along with shops Gelkoff's (confectioners) at No. 92 ...

Peabody Ironwork

Block A | danny

Typical Peabody ironwork on window sills on the Whitechapel Estate in John Fisher Street.

Peabody ironwork

Block A | danny

Typical Peabody ironwork on window sills on the Whitechapel Estate in John Fisher Street.

Royal Mint Street looking west 1980

Tower Mint Apartments | danny

A view looking west along Royal Mint Street near to its junction with John Fisher Street. The former school buildings of St Mark School a...

Cable St junction Dock Street 1980

1 Dock Street | danny

Cable Street at its junction with Leman Street and Dock Street circa 1980 - note Ford Corsair in foreground and Koiki's shop by then the ...

Docklands Action Centre 1980

2 Cable Street | danny

An image of the Docklands Action Centre at 2 Cable Street in 1980. A centre for activism in the area to try and ensure a better deal for ...

Peabody Whitechapel Estate from East Smithfield 1977

52 East Smithfield, Royal Mint Estate | danny

A view from East Smithfield north towards the Peabody Whitechapel Estate in John Fisher Street. This is before the construction of the ne...

The construction of the Royal Mint Estate

Royal Mint Estate | danny

Photo taken looking north in John Fisher Street as construction of the Royal Mint Estate gets underway circa 1980.

Royal Mint Estate

Royal Mint Estate | danny

Photo taken looking north from East Smithfield across the derelict site that was to form part of the new Royal Mint Estate built by the G...

Royal Mint Estate

Royal Mint Estate | danny

Old industrial buildings, warehouse on corner and William Douger Tea and Coffee buildings on John Fisher Street and at the junction with ...

Sidoli's in Leman Street in 2007

Leman Locke | danny

Sidoli's Wine Bar in Leman Street, photographed on 2 Sept 2007, in the premises of what I believe was a former school building.

Sidoli's in Leman Street, now demolished

Leman Locke | danny

A picture of one of the two buildings, now demolished, used as a café and wine bar by the Sidoli family in Leman Street, photographed on ...

Royal Mint Street 1984/5

Tower Mint Apartments | danny

A picture taken around 1984/5 showing the view eastbound along Royal Mint Street towards the junction with Cable Street. Buildings and th...

Demolition for DLR in Royal Mint Street, mid 1980s

66 Royal Mint Street | danny

This photo shows the demolition of former shops and houses along the northern edge of Royal Mint Street towards that street's junction w...

View of Cable Street, Royal Mint Street and Leman Street 1977

Unit 73a, 25 Cable Street | danny

An image taken from one of the penthouse flats at the top of Shearsmith House on the St George's Estate, Cable Street in 1977. The flat w...

Building the Docklands Light Railway, c. 1985

Pier in middle of Leman Street | danny

An image looking north from the junction of Leman Street with Cable Street, Dock Street and Royal Mint Street. The new girders supporting...

Leman Street station buildings 1978

Pier in middle of Leman Street | danny

Remains of Leman Street Station on the London Tilbury &amp; Southend Railway in 1978. These are at the junction of Leman Street and Cable...

Leman Street looking south, 1980

Aldgate Tower | danny

This is a view looking south from just north of the recently demolished (2018) Beagle House, whose steps can be seen on the right of the ...

Alie Street South Side near junction of Mansell St

Royal College of Pathologists, 6 Alie Street | danny

One of my images of Alie Street - south side taken some time in the early 1980s before redevelopment of the buildings from its junction w...

The old fish shop Royal Mint Street

Guinea Court | danny

A image taken in the early 1980s from A Block on the Peabody Whitechapel Estate in John Fisher Street looking towards the rear of the old...

Newsagent and Confectionery Shop, Alie St and Leman Street

Premier Inn, 66 Alie Street | danny

This picture dates from 1977. The shop remained on this site for a number of years after the adjoining buildings on Leman Street and Alie...

Peggy O'Brien from Co Clare Ireland, at Alie Street. Photo from the O'Brien Collection.

Premier Inn, 66 Alie Street | danny

My mum's best friend Peggy O'Brien, a native of County Clare in Ireland, on the roof of the dwellings she lived in at Goodman's Fields ne...

The man who held out!

Premier Inn, 66 Alie Street | danny

Here is a composite image showing the SE junction of Alie Street and Leman Street before the current new Goodman's Field development and ...

Former NatWest Bank cheque clearing centre

Premier Inn, 66 Alie Street | danny

One of four pictures taken in 2011 of the then-empty Natwest Bank Cheque Clearing Centre which stood on the Goodman's Fields site at the ...

Natwest Bank Clearing Centre

Premier Inn, 66 Alie Street | danny

One of four pictures taken in 2011 of the then-empty Natwest Bank Cheque Clearing Centre which stood on the Goodman's Fields site at the ...

NatWest Bank cheque-clearing centre

Premier Inn, 66 Alie Street | danny

One of four pictures taken in 2011 of the then empty Natwest Bank Cheque Clearing Centre which stood on the Goodman's Fields site at the ...

Rear of fire damaged building at 52 Commercial Road

52 to 58 Commercial Road | danny

Image from around 2006 of the rear of the fire damaged building at 52 Commercial Road.

Looking north on John Fisher Street 1975

46-54 John Fisher Street on the Royal Mint Estate | danny

This is a picture taken in 1975 looking north along John Fisher Street just south of its junction with the former New Martan Street. This...

DLR viaduct construction over Leman Street

Pier in middle of Leman Street | danny

This image shows the construction of the DLR viadcut over Leman Street circa 1985.

24 Prescot Street

Premier Inn, 24 Prescot Street | danny

A wider image of 24 Prescot Street and the former Holy Family Sisters Convent. Also shown is the property east of the convent, occupied b...

Camperdown Street c 1980

Pennine House, 28 Leman Street | danny

Circa 1980 image looking south down Leman Street towards the junction with Camperdown Street. CWS HQ at 99 Leman Street visible in backgr...

Dock Street and East Smithfield 1976

40 Dock Street | danny

View towards Dock Street and East Smithfield from the top floor of Shearsmith House, Cable Street in 1976. Former Tea Warehouse close to ...

Gowers Walk and the Johnny Walker Warehouse

52 to 58 Commercial Road | danny

A view of the former Johnny Walker warehouse on Commercial Road, now the campus of Hult University London, from the north end of Gowers W...

Gowers Walk and the Johnny Walker Warehouse

52 to 58 Commercial Road | danny

A view of the former Johnny Walker warehouse on Commercial Road, now the campus of Hult University London, from the north end of Gowers W...

St Paul's Church, Dock Street, 1980

St Paul's Church | danny

An image of St Paul's Church, Dock Street showing other neighbouring buildings including those on either side of the junction with Flank ...

Old industrial building at 120 Leman Street

120 Leman Street | danny

The building that was formerly on the site at 120 Leman Street can be seen in this picture looking west along Chamber Street. The woman...

Fire! 11 June 2019 at 133 Leman Street

133 Leman Street | danny

Firemen attend a blaze in the kitchen which wrecked the Bon Appetit cafe / restaurant at 133 Leman Street on 11 June 2019.

Corner of John Fisher Street and Royal Mint Street, 1980s

Tower Mint Apartments | danny

This is a view of two buildings which comprised two retail premises - a cafe (right) once known as the Model Inn, and a newsagents / conf...

The Original School Building

De Mazenod House, 62 Chamber Street | danny

One of the upper floors of the original Catholic Tower Hill School that occupied this purpose built school building until the school move...

Old Tower Hill School

De Mazenod House, 62 Chamber Street | danny

Headteacher and Secretary's Office inside the original Tower Hill School building. This school was occupied until the school moved to new...

Old Tower Hill School Building

De Mazenod House, 62 Chamber Street | danny

Entrance to the library inside the original Tower Hill School building. This school was occupied until the school moved to new premises i...

Catholic Procession Altar, 1960s

23 Prescot Street | danny

An image looking east along Prescot Street with an altar set up for the annual procession through the streets of the parish of English Ma...

Natwest Bank cheque-clearing centre

Premier Inn, 66 Alie Street | danny

One of four pictures taken in 2011 of the then-empty Natwest Bank Cheque Clearing Centre which stood on the Goodman's Fields site at the ...

Tower Hill School - Chamber Street

De Mazenod House, 62 Chamber Street | danny

A mosaic of images showing the old Tower Hill school which later became the English Martyrs Community Centre until its demolition and rep...

Old Tower Hill School

De Mazenod House, 62 Chamber Street | danny

One of the upper floors inside the original Tower Hill School building. This school was occupied until the school moved to new premises i...

Catholic Procession - Yeoman's Yard off Chamber Street

65–66 Chamber Street | danny

An image taken in Chamber Street in the mid 1960s as children from Tower Hill School form up for the annual parish procession from Englis...

Catholic Procession - Yeoman's Yard and Chamber Street

65–66 Chamber Street | danny

A shot of the Catholic procession forming up in Chamber Street outside Tower Hill Catholic School in the mid 1960s. In the background, on...

Invitation to the opening of English Martyrs' School, 1970

English Martyrs RC Primary School, St Mark Street | danny

This was the invitation sent out by the Governors and Headmistress (Sr Marie Therese) welcoming people to the opening of the new school b...

Former Convent and Presbytery of English Martyrs Church

Premier Inn, 24 Prescot Street | danny

This is a photograph from the mid-1980s, perhaps early 1980s of the buildings which were on the site of the building that is now the Prem...

The old rag and bone merchant's house

Leonardo Royal Hotel Tower Bridge, 45 Prescot Street | danny

This is the rear of perhaps the last house left standing on the north side of Prescot Street by the 1980s. As a kid, in the sixties, I re...

Blitz Damaged Wall

Railway Viaduct Spur | danny

WW2 bomb damage to wall and stones of former railway bridge at Mansell Street / Chamber Street

Panorama of corner of Cable Street and Dock Street in 2008

1 Dock Street | danny

A panorama created from images taken in 2008 showing the buildings at the corner of Cable Street and Dock Street, E1. Originally a cafe, ...

Rear of 24 Prescot Street

Premier Inn, 24 Prescot Street | danny

This is a photograph taken in Chamber Street circa 1985 showing the rear of the Holy Family Sisters' convent at 24 Prescot Street. The co...