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Welcome to East London
East London has a rich history, and East Enders are rightly proud of their tradition, much of which has survived despite significant changes. This is an area of close communities that now reflects the melting pot of nationalities and cultures that makes up our capital city. Traditionally the home of the true Londoner, the Cockney, this is an area of close communities that now reflects the melting pot of nationalities and cultures that makes up our capital city. The East End is located outside of the City of London’s ancient Roman borders. This region of green and open space, contrasting to the congested streets of the metropolis, was originally formed of tiny towns and hamlets surrounding a Roman route running from London to Colchester in Essex. The East End was formerly rich in royal hunting fields, palaces, and tiny port communities, but as London grew and became more industrialised, it became a hub of small manufacturers, the home of different trades, and the region’s docklands centre.