The Newham Story website tells the story of Newham and its people.
You can share your memories, family stories, photos, videos, and knowledge of Newham - as it is today and as it was in the past.
Look round this site to see what other people have added. Why not add your own story and photo to this site? Just register a username and password, and off you go!
The Newham Story is in two parts. The first is the Newham Story website; there are also the Newham Story forums. You will need to register for both parts and you can use the same username and password on both the website and the forums. The forums are at: https://newhamstory.com/forums
Featured quick links
The exhibition completed in 2012 celebrating Newham’s sporting history. This was originally shown at the Mayor’s Newham Show immediately prior to the Olympic and Para-Olympics
View the Newham's Sporting Life exhibition
RT 2776 was one of a batch of London Transport Buses that spent time in Los Angeles in 1952. This Bus and also RT2775 were usually based at Upton Park Garage and ran on Routes 101 and 86. Both Buses had plaques installed at the front of the lower and upper decks giving details of the time they spent in the USA. RT 2776 was distinctive because it had an early form of "Air Conditioning" installed which necessitated having the "Eyebrows" in the roof at the front of the bus and another green nest to the drivers cab on the lower deck.
Saturday 7th September 1940 — or ‘Black Saturday’ as it came to be known — marked the beginning of the Blitz on London.
Historians still dispute the importance of the various causes that led to the outbreak of World War I but they are agreed that it resulted from the clash of empires.