The year is 2002 and the Gurney obelisk still stands amidst the hustle and bustle of Stratford.
A busy Stratford Broadway at the Gurney Monument.
The memorial stands under the Docklands Light Railway on North Woolwich Road. It was erected by Brunner Mond Chemical Works to commemorate the employees who were killed in the Silvertown Explosion and those who died in the two world wars.
John Henniker of West Ham lived in Stratford House, The Grove