Rathbone Market on a busy day in 1977.
The shops have now been demolished and the site cleared (2011) for the redevelopment of Canning Town.
The Supermarket is still there but since 1977 has change names a number of times, from Caters to Presto, then Kwik Save, then Somerfield, and it has just been revamped as a Co-op.
The former Passmore Edwards Museum had an active archaeology section and a busy school loans service. Here we see a member of the museum staff at work.
Sweets start out as raw ingredients that have to be blended and cooked before being cooled, shaped and wrapped.
The "new" market was opened on this site in 1963. The view, taken in 1965, looks eastwards, with Thomas North Terrace in the background (named after a former Borogh Engineer).
London's main drainage system passes through Newham.
The Westen Curve was a connection joining the North Woolwich Branch to the Main Line, west of Stratford Station.
Shops from Jews cemetery to Strone Road United Reform Church, in High Street North Manor Park E12. Photo November 1975.
From Newham Heritage & Archives collection (Stratford)