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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th March 1947 Businessman Alan Sugar (The Apprentice, Amstrad), was born in Hackney, East London.
24th March 1888 Born today: Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)
24th March 1834 Pioneering textile designer and artist William Morris was born in Walthamstow.
24th March 1792 Benjamin West (US) becomes president of Royal Academy of London
The Shoreditch Stilts Signal Box
A spectacular disused signal box the unsung hero of Shoreditch.
Location: Pedley Street, Shoreditch, London
Description: This is the unofficial hero of the skyline in Shoreditch, East London. It's a disused half-timbered signal box raised above the station and it's incoming tracks.
In 2004 the building was subject to an arts project to renovate it as an arts installation to inspire local commuters and residents.