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St Edmund, West Ferry Road, Isle of Dogs (Roman Catholic)

On the main road along the west side of the island it was built in 1999-2000 by David Aitken to replace a 19th century church.

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St Luke, Alpha Grove, Isle of Dogs(replaced by a new building)

Not far from Canary Wharf but in a much less well known area of the Isle of Dogs, disused from 2012, when the church moved to worship in a local school. It was built in 1960 to replace an older church. A new church on the corner of Alpha Grove and Havannah Street was opened in October 2018..

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St Michael and All Angels (former), Poplar

A notable landmark by R.W. Morris (1864-65) and now converted into flats.

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St Nicholas and All Hallows, Aberfeldy Street, Poplar

A Seeley and Paget church of 1953-55, it closed in 1968 to be used as a store for vinyl discs and reopened in 1997 and repaired by Keith Harrison Architects (Tim Hornsby).

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St Paul, Dock Street (former)

Built as a seaman’s mission in 1846-47 by Henry Roberts, it became a parish church in 1864 and a nursery in 2002.

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St Mary and St Joseph, Upper North Street, Poplar (Roman Catholic)

Built to replace a war damaged church. It is a bulky massive church of 1954 by Adrian Gilbert Scott.

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St Saviour, Northumbria St, Poplar (former)

Designed by F.J. and H. Francis and built in 1873-74, made redundant in 1976 but burnt out in 2007. It remains as a shell on the edge of Bartlett Park.

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Guardian Angels, Mile End Road, Mile End, E3 4QS (Roman Catholic)

Facing on to the Mile End Road next to the green bridge that carries Mile End Park across the road. Built in 1901-02 by F.A. Walters.

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Our Lady and St Catherine, Bow Road, Bow (Roman Catholic)

Over the road from the Anglican Bow Church. It was formerly a convent church. Designed by Gilbert Blount in 1869-70. The transept was added in 1882 by A.E. Purdie.

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All Hallows, Devons Road, Bow

A church of 1873-74 by Ewan Christian, badly damaged in WW2 and rebuilt 1954-55 by A.P. Robinson of Caroe and Partners

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