Trinity Green Almshouses
William Booth Statue
This enormous building now redeveloped as an apartment block was once a hostel and then a dosshouse. Past residents include Joseph...
You probably wouldn’t travel far or wide for this boozer with its distinctive tiger-striped livery. But it’s an unmissable (to say the...
This modest restaurant serves up excellent Bangladeshi cuisine. Try the haleem (lamb with lentils and spices) and the sarisha elish ...
Lonely Planet review
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.