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Blue plaque № 39686 - Stratford Depot was here from 1839 to 2006 when it was the largest traincrew depot in Europe. The Eastern Counties and Great Eastern Railways built engines and trains on this site. The world record for the fastest build of a steam engine is still held by the Old Stratford Works, part of the Depot, and stands at 9hr 47min. This plaque commemorates the thousands of railway workers who worked at Stratford Depot.

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Nicholas Wiseman Black Plaque - Cardinal Wiseman, first Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster lived here 1858 – 1864.
Edward Turner Blue Plaque - Edward Turner 1901-1973 engineer and designer of Triumph motorcycles, the Ariel Square Four and the Daimler V8 engine. Lived and worked here in the early 1920s.
Charles Vickery Drysdale Blue Plaque - Dr Charles Vickery Drysdale 1874-1961 a founder of the Family Planning Association opened his first birth control clinic here in 1921