The gateway has the inscription "Erected by the Four Per Cent Industrial Dwellings Company Ltd, 1886". The company was set up by a group of Jewish philanthropists who hoped to relieve the overcrowding in homes and clear the slums in the Jewish East End of London.
This is part of the Job: 2K/21381 Spitalfields Rapid Survey - Flower and Dean Walk; within the Volume: BF092737 Flower and Dean Walk, Spitalfields, Stepney; within the Series: RCH01/150 Spitalfields Rapid Survey; within the Collection: RCH01 Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) Archive
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Photographer: Davies, James O