West Ham, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of West Ham and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

West Ham Buidings

I lived in West Ham Buildings near West Ham Station until the age of 15 in 1963. Great community and all the neighbours helped each other. I remember the Queen's Coronation and the street party. A lot of the women used to go ...Read full memory

A memory of West Ham by eileen.neilson

Street Party

I have a few photos of the Coronation street party in Pond Road, great times. Then when  I was married and had up till then 2 daughters we went to another street party in Pond Road for the 1977 Jubilee. My mum and dad were ...Read full memory

A memory of West Ham by Kathy Walker


I lived right opposite the Theatre Royal in the 60s and remember going to see the panto Aladin with Salway Road school it was wonderful. I just loved wandering around Boardmans store in Angel Lane and going into the little bungalow ...Read full memory

A memory of West Ham by terrier708