The borough of Tower Hamlets is to the east of the City of London just north of the river Thames. It was formed in 1965 from the merger of Bethnal Green, Poplar and Stepney. The name comes form the early requirement of the local residents to provide yeomen for the Tower of London.
Official Tower Hamlets Site - www.towerhamlets.gov.uk
The official government portal.
Tower Hamlets College - www.tower.ac.uk
A college providing a wide range of academic, vocational and training courses.
Tower Hamlets History Online - www.mernick.co.uk/thhol
A very comprehensive site covering the history of the communities that make of Tower Hamlets.
Dockland Information - www.dockland.co.uk
Find more about one of London's newest tourist attractions, the people, events, history and new developments.