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Slum Dancing Boy

October 29, 2013
by the gentle author

A young Bengali boy plays in the courtyard of Fieldgate Mansions, Whitechapel. Scheduled for demolition in 1972 it was squatted by homeless people, artists & Bengali immigrants preventing destruction until taken over by a community housing trust in 1980 & modernised in the late ’80s.

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  1. Carole permalink
    January 17, 2020

    I’m searching for Dunstan Buildings cable st. Just of Stepney causeway. They were demolished I think 1967/8

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