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Marshall Street Baths

This viewpoint looks at the historic Marshall Street Baths and its role in hosting international swimming galas during the Second World War.

New Cross Stadium

New Cross Stadium hosted speedway and greyhound racing and stood at the heart of sporting life south of the Thames for many years.

The Blackfriars Ring

The Ring was one of the hubs of working-class sporting life in London, encapsulating the allegiances and rivalries of sport in the capital.

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Shopping with the Salvation Army

In 1911 a new retailer opened up shop here. Yet this was no ordinary retailer. This was the grand new Trade Headquarters of the Salvation Army.