Repro ID: H1767
Title: Road and pavement construction in Canning Town.
Description: Workers from Hamlett's Builders engaged in road and pavement construction at Hatherley Gardens. Until the Second World War, Canning Town had a great deal of poverty, and the housing was of poor quality. This photograph shows the West Ham Borough Council making improvements to the standard of living in the 20th century.
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library Collection