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The start of the Thames Ironworks Handicap at the Memorial Ground cycle track.

The start of the Thames Ironworks Handicap at the Memorial Ground cycle track.
Thames Ironworks cycle track.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2689
Description: The Memorial Recreation Ground still exists today, but the area of the cycle track is now a grass pitch. There was a grandstand, shown above, half way down the home straight of the track opposite Memorial Avenue. A modern pavilion now stands in its place.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. 1905
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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