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The upper floor restoration works on Phases 6 & ...

Every year Open House celebrates all that is best about the capital’s buildings, places and neighbourhoods. This year Open House will be showcasing 830 buildings across London to anyone who...

The upper floor restoration works on Phases 4 & 5 comprising of 19 historic buildings along Whitechapel Road between Valance Road and Brady Street is now complete. Works are now underway...

If you are looking to improve your shopfront and you have a business between 197 - 317 Whitechapel Road, please get in touch with us at info@highstreet2012...

Shortly after the London Paralympics conclude, on the 9th September, the High Street 2012 Historic Buildings Conservation Scheme will re-start at Whitechapel - continuing to secure a legacy from...

Located just off High Street 2012 and the Mile End Road at no. 277 Bancroft Road is Tower Hamlets' amazing Local History Library & Archives. Now is the time to visit before the building...

Thank you to everyone who took part in the High Street 2012 Summer Safari!

We hope you had a great time;  got the chance to see new parts of the High Street and see the great things...

The High Street 2012 Heritage, Culture and Community Grants programme is culminating in a 3-day festival of free events on the street. All 17 funded projects, and more, are participating. Details...

You can now download the guide map to the Summer Safari event below!

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Julian Harrap Architects were nominated for best Regeneration scheme at the 2012 RICS London Awards ceremony, 10th May 2012 at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich.  The scheme saw the...

Bow Pageant took place on 17 September 2011 at Bow Church in East London. A fun and educational production, the Pageant celebrated 700 years of history surrounding the church and involved...

English Heritage have updated their coverage of High Street 2012 online, and in the March edition of 'Heritage Today' magazine

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Two sticks and an apple, say the bells of Whitechapel

Old Father Baldpate, say the slow bells of Aldgate

Pray when will that be? say the bells of Stepney...

The first phase of the Whitechapel historic buildings conservation scheme (THI) have now completed. The upper floors of no's 279- 305 Whitechapel Road have been restored to their former glory...

An historic park in East London which has undergone a £1 million plus transformation was officially reopened today (Monday 12th March) by the Mayor of Tower Hamlets who buried a time capsule...

The Building Exploratory are currently underway with their project 'Panorama High Street 2012'. Funded by Heritage Lottery Fund, The People’s Panorama...

Heard a good bell sound? Do you have a bell story to tell? We are looking for all types of bells and bell stories along the A11 from Aldgate to Bow. Introduce us to your bells and be part of our...

Works have now begun on site at Whitechapel Market to the public realm and the first 10 historic buildings & shopfronts.

For more information - please see the Council website link:...

The newly completed Altab Ali Park as part of the High Street 2012 Aldgate scheme was recently featured in the Evening Standard newspaper:

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The Poundshop is back after a spectacular 2010 with three pop-up shops! This year The Poundshop will pop-up during London Design Week and joining our beloved £1, we will introduce two new...

On Saturday 20th August 2011, Whitechapel Market was introduced to a new publication. As part of the Heritage, culture and Community Grants Programme, We Made That distributed 2000 copies of '...

At 5pm on 17th  September 2011 People of all ages, cultures and backgrounds will be introduced tot he fascinating history of Bow in East London in an evening of entertainment involving drama...

On Tuesday 19th July 2011, Faith Regen took Living History, Moving People project participants to visit Whitechapel Art Gallery.

The gallery’s Education Trainee,...

The first of the High Street 2012 projects was delivered at Mile End Park on Sat 25 June, inconjunction with a complementing photo exhibition at the Idea Store Whitechapel that took place ...

Whether you have a passion for music, a flair for art, a gift for acting, or an eye for photography; High Street 2012’s heritage, culture and community programme is sure to provide you with...

Six buildings in Aldgate have been transformed to reinstate period features that had...

Braham Street Park was completed in February 2010, funded by private sector s106 contributions...

During the course of the High Street 2012 programme nearly 100 buildings across the length of the route will have their historical features restored. See how work is progressing at the Mile End...

As part of the BBC’s Turn Back Time – The High Street project, the BBC regional news team came to Tower Hamlets to find out how High Street 2012 aims to enhance Aldgate and Whitechapel...

With initiatives to improve Altab Ali Park due to commence in early 2011, the High Street 2012 project partners wanted to stage an event that would help local people reconnect with the history of...

A London Walking Tour guide provided insights into the rich histories of Mile End Waste, Whitechapel and Aldgate to nearly 30 local residents, architecture students and other interested visitors...

Work on the restoration of the first set of historic buildings was completed in September 2010. This initiative has restored six buildings on Whitechapel High Street to their former glory –...

As part of the London Festival of Architecture, a series of events along High Street 2012 took place on the weekend of the 26-27 June. These included temporary installations as part of the...

Alan Baxter Associates and East Architects, appointed by the High Street 2012 project partners to implement changes at Whitechapel market, used a novel approach to get the views of shoppers of and...

Mayor of London Boris Johnson formally opened the new Braham Street Park on 19th March – making it the first completed initiative of High Street 2012. The completion of the park marks the...

Fluid Architects – appointed by the High Street 2012 project partners to deliver the vision document for the project – took the high streets of Tower Hamlets and Newham to trade ice...

Alan Baxter Associates and East Architects, appointed by the High Street 2012 project partners to implement changes at Whitechapel market, used a novel approach to get the views of shoppers of and...

A London Walking Tour guide provided insights into the rich histories of Mile End Waste, Whitechapel and Aldgate to nearly 30 local residents, architecture students and other interested visitors...

With initiatives to improve Altab Ali Park due to commence in early 2011, the High Street 2012 project partners wanted to stage an event that would help local people reconnect with the history of...