How did our local area change after WWII?

Bridge Academy students on a fieldtrip to the Mapledene Estate
How did our local area change after WWII?Discover how the war changed Hackney's built environment and your local area.

About the project

Mapledene Estate resident being interviewed by a student
Find out who was involved and the background to the project.  

Project case study: Mapledene Time Machine

Photograph of Mapledene Road in 1912, from the Hackney Archives

Follow the history of the Mapledene Estate in Hackney.


Teaching resources

Bridge Academy students working in the RIBA Library
Download a wealth of online teaching resources for teachers and students.


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