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Indian Workers Association Welfare Centre

IWA Southall had been running a pioneering welfare service from Southall Community Centre before they opened their welfare centre here in 1962.

The Blind Veterans Shop

After the First World War, the blinded veterans charity St Dunstan’s opened a shop on Regent Street to sell the craft items the men had been trained to make in their workshops.

Social housing for the East End’s Jewish community

The arch still standing here marks the site of the first housing estate of the Four Per Cent Industrial Dwellings Company, a pioneering social housing project set up by Nathan Mayer Rothschild in the 1880s.

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The Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park – ‘Leapt from a steamboat’

Recounts the story of Charles Edward Emery who tried to save a boy from drowning in the River Thames and lost his own life in the attempt.