Battersea, London in the 1950's. (I wasn't around in the 1950's, but I can remember walking along the wall, holding Mummy's hand on the way home from the shops)

Battersea, London in the 1950's. (I wasn't around in the 1950's, but I can remember walking along the wall, holding Mummy's hand on the way home from the shops)

an open coal fire...the coalman, the coal bunker, the coal scuttle, soot down the chimney landing on the carpet.....coal - I can smell it now

an open coal fire...the coalman, the coal bunker, the coal scuttle, soot down the chimney landing on the carpet.....coal - I can smell it now

Spitalfields Nippers - Taken by Horace Warner in 1912 in Spitalfields England, these images of poverty stricken children show the horrible existences they had to endure just to survive.

Spitalfields Nippers - Taken by Horace Warner in 1912 in Spitalfields England, these images of poverty stricken children show the horrible existences they had to endure just to survive.

East End Slum 1949. Scary to think that my Grandpa who grew up in London would have been the same age I am now when this photograph was taken...

East End Slum 1949. Scary to think that my Grandpa who grew up in London would have been the same age I am now when this photograph was taken...

1967. How do you begin to describe the joy visiting Spitalfieldslife? A wonderful way to fall for London again. Updated daily. The Gentle Author is the first thing I read each day.

1967. How do you begin to describe the joy visiting Spitalfieldslife? A wonderful way to fall for London again. Updated daily. The Gentle Author is the first thing I read each day.

7 | Incredible Photos From An Urban Explorer's Journeys To The Forbidden Parts Of The City | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

7 | Incredible Photos From An Urban Explorer's Journeys To The Forbidden Parts Of The City | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

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