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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.|
|Date: c. 1905|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.|