William Booth Statue
A statue of the Salvation Army founder.
Trinity Green Almshouses
These poorhouses were built for injured or retired sailors in 1695. The two rows of almshouses run at right angles away from the street,...
This enormous building, now redeveloped as an apartment block, was once a hostel and then a dosshouse. Past residents include Joseph...
Snuggle up under a blanket on a couch to watch a flick at this wonderful little five-screen cinema.
This modest restaurant serves up excellent Bangladeshi cuisine. Try the shoirsha elish (Bangladesh's national fish, served with mustard...
337 Whitechapel Rd · interesting places nearby
Blind Beggar information
Along Whitechapel Rd, the criminal connections continue through the centuries. Just before the intersection with Cambridge Heath Rd sits a pub called the Blind Beggar, where the notorious gangster Ronnie Kray shot George Cornell dead in 1966, in a turf war over control of the East End’s organised crime. He was jailed for life and died in 1995.