From Cinema to Synagogue 

The history of the Ilford United Synagogue


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The history of the Synagogue in Beehive Lane and the Jewish

community in Redbridge.  

Oral histories: 13 (25 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Podcast.

Redbridge: London or Essex? 

Celebrating 50 years of Redbridge


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 A project looking at the recent history of Redbridge as a London Borough and celebrating its 50 years.

Oral histories: 9 (15 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Website.

Growing up in Plaistow 

A history of Plaistow by local residents


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Exploring the development and history of Plaistow through the memories of local residents.

Oral histories: 11 (18 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Mobile App; Website.

Partner: Plaistow South Big Local.

Woodberry Down: The People's Story

The Woodberry down Estate in Hackney


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We worked with the local community to help uncover the history of the Woodberry down estate over the past 60 years.

Oral histories: 32 (50 hours).

Resources: Booklet; Exhibition; Memory Shop.

Partner: WDCO.

Ring Ramblers Walking Tour

A historical walking tour to the Olympic Park


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Working with young people with autism, we developed a walking tour from Bow to the Olympic Park. 

Oral histories: 11 (22 hours).

Resources: Film; Walking Tour; Education pack.

Partner: Phoenix Secondary Special School.

Rediscovering Redbridge  

70 years of Redbridge


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People's memories of living and working in Redbridge over the past 70 years, from wartime rationing to transport and shopping.

Oral histories: 20 (30 hours).

Resources: Podcasts; Exhibition.

Bridging the Gap 

 The Aberfeldy Estate in Tower Hamlets


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This multimedia project based on the Aberfeldy Estate captured

oral histories with older residents to document life in the area. 

Oral histories: 14 (20 hours).

Resources: Film; Exhibition.

Partner: Hiatus 8.

Bethnal Green Stories 

The Sutton Estate in Tower Hamlets


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Documenting the rich history of Tower Hamlets' 

first estate in Bethnal Green. 

Oral histories: 8 (12 hours).

Resources: Exhibition.

Partner: Affinity Sutton Tenants' Association.

Stories from Silvertown 

Silvertown and the docks by local residents


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We worked with local residents to preserve the heritage of the communities that lived in Silvertown and the docks. 

Oral histories: 19 (30 hours).

Resources: Booklet.

Partner: Silvertown Tenants Association.

Teviot Tales

 The history of the Teviot Estate, Tower Hamlets


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Built in the 1950's, the Teviot estate was affected by the closing of the docks, which bought major changes to the local economy. 

Oral histories: 14 (20 hours).

Resources: Booklet.

Partner: Poplar HARCA.

Green Street Lives 

 Green Street in Newham over the past 40 years


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The story of the Newham street through the opinions and life

stories of some of those who lived or worked there.  

Oral histories: 14 (20 hours).

Resources: Booklet.

Partner: Green Street Partnership SRB.

Imagining the Past: Barking & Dagenham  


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Local historians for the day, children explored archival resources and interviewed local people from their community. 

Oral histories: 14 (20 hours).

Resources: Booklet.

Partner: LBBD.

Eastside Community Heritage, Parish Centre, Cardinal Heenan Centre, 326 High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1QP

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