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Keeling House, Bethnal Green
A Denys Lasdun Grade II-listed masterpiece, council housing designed in innovative cluster block form for Bethnal Green Metropolitan Borough Council and completed in 1959.
The Ossulston Estate
An unusual, Modernist-style, council estate built by the London County Council in the late 1920s and owing a little to the grand municipal blocks being built by Red Vienna in the same era.
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Better off in Bedlam?
Bethlem Royal Hospital, or Bedlam, is probably the most infamous ‘madhouse’ in England. Many people think of it as a place where the mentally ill were locked up against their will. But for many patients, this was far from the case. Learn about those who wanted to be in this institution.