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Brick Lane

Brick Lane, whilst not particularly significant to the murders, is a busy thoroughfare running south from Bethnal Green Road to Whitechapel High Street, almost parallel to Commercial Street. Brick Lane is known for its street market, and quite possibly may have been traversed by many an East End prostitute during the 1880s. Brick Lane in 1999 was the target of a bomb, detonated as an act of intolerance against the races of people living and working in the area. The same bomber also detonated bombs at Brixton and Soho.




Brick Lane

Above: A view of modern Brick Lane, Spitalfields. This view looks south from the corner of Bethnal Green Road and Brick Lane. Taken: Thursday, May 13, 1999. Photograph courtesy of Johnno.





Brick Lane

Above: A view of modern Brick Lane, Spitalfields. This view looks north along the popular market street towards Shoreditch. Taken: Thursday, May 13, 1999. Photograph courtesy of Johnno.





Brick Lane

Above: A view of modern Brick Lane, Spitalfields. This view looks south and was taken from the corner of Brick Lane and the eastern section of Hanbury Street. Taken: Thursday, May 13, 1999. Photograph courtesy of Johnno.





Brick Lane

Above: Brick Lane, Spitalfields. This view looks north towards Bethnal Green Road and was taken from the Hanbury Street exit. Truman Brewery's building can be seen on the left side of the photograph, as well as in the distance. Taken: Thursday, May 13, 1999. Photograph courtesy of Johnno.


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