Memories -the Bomb Sites of Poplar

When I lived in Poplar more than fifty years ago there were many places where the destruction of the bombing in the second world war could be seen. Poplar had a large community of dock workers – dockers, stevedores, lightermen who worked in the Port of London. The docks were a strategic target for enemy bombing and bombing is never a precise activity. As a result many buildings were damaged to destruction.  Continue reading