EAW043565 ENGLAND (1952). Terraced housing between West Ham Stadium and the Royal Victoria Docks, Custom House, 1952

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Title [EAW043565] Terraced housing between West Ham Stadium and the Royal Victoria Docks, Custom House, 1952
Reference EAW043565
Date 4-June-1952
Link
Place name CUSTOM HOUSE
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 541327, 181199
Longitude / Latitude 0.036844363224541, 51.511535965567
National Grid Reference TQ413812

Pins

54 Randolph Rd

Expat
Thursday 18th of February 2021 06:58:32 PM
1952. Regent school.

Blake1
Thursday 16th of March 2017 03:18:25 PM
1952. Ascension Church. Next door was the home of Nuns, as kids we went around there in a Sunday Afternoon for religious instruction. If we did O.K. We'd get a fancy stamp to stick in a book.

Blake1
Wednesday 8th of February 2017 07:12:49 PM
1952. Viaduct from Canning Town to North Woolwich.

Blake1
Monday 6th of February 2017 06:26:11 PM
1952. Connaught bus terminus. 699 bus ran from here to Chingford mount via prince Regent Lane & Green Gate. 249 bus ran from here to Chingford Mount via Freemasons Road, & Abbey arms. Overhead power lines drove these all Electric Buses.

Blake1
Monday 6th of February 2017 06:23:25 PM
1952. Gregory's Outfitters and general store for ships service trade. Clothing etc. also a Chandlers and Pawn shop.

Blake1
Monday 6th of February 2017 05:57:46 PM
1952. Winton Road.

Blake1
Monday 6th of February 2017 05:53:44 PM
1952. Laundry.

Blake1
Monday 6th of February 2017 05:52:33 PM
1952. Old Lady here sold 2nd or 3rd hand shoes. Hard times for some folks.

Blake1
Monday 6th of February 2017 05:51:31 PM
1952. Giles the Greengrocers.

Blake1
Monday 6th of February 2017 05:47:46 PM
1952. Steven's Cigarette, paper & sweet shop.

Blake1
Monday 6th of February 2017 05:43:03 PM
1952. Gregory Road.

Blake1
Monday 6th of February 2017 05:40:34 PM
1952. Allotments.

Blake1
Saturday 4th of February 2017 12:35:00 PM
1952. Leyes Road.

Blake1
Saturday 4th of February 2017 12:33:22 PM
1952. Blue Police Box.

Blake1
Saturday 4th of February 2017 11:42:06 AM
1952. Charlie's wool and Haberdashery shop.

Blake1
Saturday 4th of February 2017 11:39:11 AM
1952.Charlie's shoe shop.

Blake1
Saturday 4th of February 2017 11:36:26 AM
1952. Seed Merchant. This shop had galvanised bins of various seed, where us kids back then used to buy Maple seeds, a feed for pigeons but perfect for pea shooters. They also sold tools & things for the garden or allotment ie: Seed potatoes and seedlings.

Blake1
Saturday 4th of February 2017 11:34:06 AM
1952. Len Andrew's Green grocers.

Blake1
Friday 3rd of February 2017 05:58:19 PM
1952 Len Andrew's Green grocers.

Blake1
Friday 3rd of February 2017 05:56:59 PM
1952. Post Office with red Telephone kiosk outside.

Blake1
Friday 3rd of February 2017 05:52:06 PM
1952. Desmond's Chemist extra shop area.

Blake1
Friday 3rd of February 2017 05:39:33 PM
1952. Theses were Prefab's. A prefabricated house of timber frame and painted Asbestos clad exterior. Some families preferred these over the old house they had been moved from. It had fitted cupboards. A fitted kitchen which some included fridge, cooker, fold away ironing board and the big plus...a bathroom!!

Blake1
Thursday 26th of January 2017 10:59:40 AM
1952. Alnwick Road.

Blake1
Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:36:56 PM
1952. Wade Road.

Blake1
Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:34:32 PM
1952. Baxter Road.

Blake1
Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:33:11 PM
1952. Nottingham Road.

Blake1
Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:29:58 PM
1952. tree Road.

Blake1
Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:25:51 PM
1952. Churchill Road.

Blake1
Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:24:29 PM
1952. Randolph Road.

Blake1
Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:23:11 PM
1952. Prince regent lane.

Blake1
Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:08:19 PM
1952. Community Hall & Polling Station.

Blake1
Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:06:54 PM
1952. Berwick Road.

Blake1
Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:04:38 PM
1952. Desmond's Chemist.

Blake1
Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:02:39 PM
1952. Oil Shop. corner of Berwick Road.

Blake1
Tuesday 24th of January 2017 06:54:13 PM
1952. Cundy Road.

Blake1
Tuesday 24th of January 2017 06:45:43 PM
93 Prince of Wales Road

Emigrant
Friday 3rd of October 2014 10:02:20 PM
Prince of Wales Road

Emigrant
Friday 3rd of October 2014 09:42:57 PM
50 Randolph Road

Emigrant
Friday 3rd of October 2014 09:38:54 PM
Prince of Wales Public House

GeoffM
Saturday 13th of September 2014 08:56:30 PM
'A' Berth Royal Vic Dock Orange Shed

GeoffM
Saturday 13th of September 2014 08:51:24 PM
PLA Toilet Block

GeoffM
Saturday 13th of September 2014 08:48:12 PM
Blue Star Line Marine Dept Superintendents Office

GeoffM
Saturday 13th of September 2014 08:47:07 PM
Blue Star Line Catering Dept Office

GeoffM
Saturday 13th of September 2014 08:46:03 PM
Blue Star Line Gear Store

GeoffM
Saturday 13th of September 2014 08:44:42 PM
uncle and aunt pat & robert goodwin (snowy)

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:38:39 PM
friend billy stafford

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:37:10 PM
friend karen tungate

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:36:02 PM
mowlems builders

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:35:01 PM

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:33:43 PM
my uncle fred hallett's

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:32:44 PM

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:31:47 PM
friend steve ling

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:31:06 PM
johnny ling sweet shop

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:29:38 PM
good friend mike bradley

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:28:39 PM
family butchers

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:27:16 PM
reene's sweet shop

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:26:33 PM
wool shop and good friend timothy bullwinkle (bowman)

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:25:47 PM
squdlins food shop

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:24:27 PM
boot menders good old tommy sheridan

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:23:10 PM
good friends wendy and robert proctor

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:21:36 PM
my nans house ethel and fred foster

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:20:36 PM
good friends steve jamie jimmy ronald howlett

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:19:04 PM
friend tracy gill

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:17:35 PM
my good friends jimmy and david neal

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:16:12 PM
my good old friend shaun summerfield's house

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:15:19 PM
my good old friends house trevor archer 88 baxter rd

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:13:53 PM
back of my old house 3 royal rd great memories

paul
Saturday 7th of June 2014 09:11:30 PM
414 PRINCE REGENT LANE LIVED THERE 12 YEARS

Shads
Saturday 7th of June 2014 08:37:52 PM

User Comment Contributions

1952. To the top right of this image you will see the local shops that serviced this area.

It was a vibrant & friendly community that came together after WW2.

You can also see the debris and prefab housing, the results of bombing, particularly to the centre of the image.

Blake1
Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:21:25 PM