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Poplar Hospital - the first hospital for dockers

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Demolition of Poplar Hospital, 1982.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5097
Description: With the closure of the docks and the redevelopment of the area, Poplar Hospital was closed. Despite the protests of locals, who wanted to save the building as a community resource, the buildings were demolished in 1982.
Creator: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Date: 1982
Credit line: Tower Hamlets Local History Library Collection
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