Tower Hamlets

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is a London borough located in ; it covers much of the traditional . It was formed in 1965 from the merger of the former metropolitan boroughs of Stepney, Poplar and Bethnal Green.
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Notable Places in the Area

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The , officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the , is a historic castle on the north bank of the in . is situated 1¼ miles southwest of Tower Hamlets. Photo: MatthiasKabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in , built between 1886 and 1894. is situated 1¼ miles southwest of Tower Hamlets. Photo: Barcex, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Several bridges named have spanned the between the and , in . is situated 1½ miles west of Tower Hamlets. Photo: Oxyman, CC BY 2.5.

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, informally known as The Gherkin, is a commercial skyscraper in 's primary financial district, the . is situated 1¼ miles west of Tower Hamlets. Photo: Aurelien Guichard, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

The , also known as the City, or the Square Mile, is the area of that originally lay within the ancient city walls. Photo: jikatu, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is a district of inner . The boundaries of the are not well defined, but for the purposes of this page it covers from the edge of to the River Lea in the East, and Shoreditch in the North. Photo: Mark Towning, CC BY 2.0.

The London Borough of is a London borough in . Photo: Laurencefwhite, CC BY 2.5.

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