Secret London: Bethnal Green
Little Known Facts about Bethnal Green
The wood panelled office in Bethnal Green Town Hall has been used in many famous films such as Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch and Velvet Goldmine starring Eddie Izzard.
Bethnal Green is the birthplace of Carry On film star Barbara Windsor.
It was the stomping ground in the 60’s of the world famous gangland bosses The Kray Twins.
Jack the Ripper operated at the West End of Bethnal Green and Whitechapel.
In 2007 builders unearthed a 1 metre long 500lb WW II bomb in Bethnal Green!