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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 George and Tabard Inns
The George is a seventeenth-century coaching inn that stands near the site of the old Tabard Inn, where the Canterbury Tales begins. Travel back and forth between London and Canterbury happened for religious reason as well as pleasure.