Mile End Road, 1979

Pictures from the Mile End Road in the East End of London. It is summer 1979 and Britain is gripped by strikes. The Labour party falls and Margaret Thatcher comes to power.

These were the first street photographs I took.

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Mile End Road, 1979: Street scenes

Mile End Road, 1979: Street scenes

Mile End Road stretches eastwards from the edge of the City of London through the east end of London. (See more about Mile End Road in Wikipedia.) This was ...

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Mile End Road, 1979: Stalls and shops

Mile End Road, 1979: Stalls and shops

Mile End Road is broad, stretching almost straight from the edge of the City of London to the East. Mostly it is just buildings and occasional trees, but ...

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Mile End Road, 1979: Street scenes

Mile End Road, 1979: Street scenes

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Mile End Road, 1979: Stalls and shops

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