East Ham library

Brief description

Designed by AH Campbell, borough architect. The building forms an extension to East Ham town hall.

Awarded Grade II listing in 1982.

Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Newham council (2016)

  • Year grant given (if known):
  • Amount of grant:
  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 26 March 1908 by J Passmore Edwards

Photo of library today (2009):



Old photo of library (postcard):


Oddly – although this postcard says East Ham library, and is in a similar style, I dont think its the library above (not least because it actually has carved in stone the name Passmore Edwards….. one to investigate!)


Yes, in 2009.

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