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Mile End Meander - One Step beyond the City

  • Outside Mile End Station London E3 4Ph (map)
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In an area first referred to in 1288 as La Mile Ende, with Daniella you will hear about the Peasants’ Revolt, the pupils who attended London’s first Ragged School, the streets where politician George Lansbury and his family called home, the Mile End Murder, the creation of Tower Hamlets Cemetery  as one of the “Magnificent Seven” in the Victorian Era and the redevelopment of St Clement's Hospital from a former mental institution to London’s first ever Community Land Trust bringing affordable homes to the area, how Mile End survived devastation during World War II and the history of the Banana Bridge!