House clearance in Stepney E1
Few little facts about Stepney
Stepney is situated in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. St Dunstan's is Stepney's oldest church, founded in 923, but the present building dates principally from the 1400s. St Dunstan's has a long association with the sea, being responsible for registration of British maritime births, marriages and deaths until the 19th century.
Stepney is a mix of post-war high density housing, Victorian mansion blocks and terraced housing that were not demolished during slum clearances. The east side of historic Stepney Green is notable for its architecture - Arbour Square and Sidney Square and the surrounding streets retain many Georgian and Victorian houses.
Roy Shaw (an English millionaire, real estate investor and businessman, who was formerly a notorious criminal and category A prisoner) was born in Stepney.
Steven Berkoff, an Enlish actor, writer and director, was born in Stepney.