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  London - Tower Hamlets: Tower of London (panoramic) on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
The Tower of London, a dominating landmark in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, beside the northern bank of the River Thames, is a complex of buildings built over the years (architecturally described as a palimpsest) set within outer defensive walls.
The Tower as forification became obsolete with the introduction of artillery and the moat was drained in 1830.
The Tower was founded in 1078 when William the Conqueror ordered the White Tower built inside the SE angle of the City walls, as much to protect the Normans from Londoners as for protection from outside invaders.
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  London Borough of Tower Hamlets - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is a London borough to the east of the City of London and north of the River Thames in East London.
The name "Tower Hamlets" historically applied to the Tower division of the county of Middlesex, covering not only the present borough, but also part of the present-day London Borough of Hackney.
Tower Hamlets is one of five boroughs to host the London 2012 Summer Olympics and part of the borough is within the boundary of the Thames Gateway.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/London_Borough_of_Tower_Hamlets   (394 words)

  
 Tower of London - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Tower of London is a landmark in central London—in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets—just outside the City of London.
Between the river and the Tower is Tower Wharf, a freely accessible walkway with excellent views of the river, tower and bridge, together with HMS Belfast and London City Hall on the opposite bank.
The Tower of London, as a place of death, darkness and treachery, is most famously evoked in William Shakespeare's play, Richard III, where it forms the backdrop of a tyrant's rise to power and the scene of the notorious murder of the Princes in the Tower, amongst other victims (see above).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tower_of_london   (1927 words)

  
 Tower Hamlets - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Tower Hamlets was formed in 1965 by the merger of the metropolitan boroughs of Bethnal Green, Poplar, and Stepney.
The Tower of London and the Canary Wharf financial center are located in the borough.
Struggles of a mother in Third World London; As French doctors who operate in war-torn countries now say the East End needs their aid, we investigate the poverty and pressures of life in Tower Hamlets.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/T/TowerHam.asp   (267 words)

  
 Isle of Dogs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is part of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and part of the London Docklands.
The Isle of Dogs was connected to the rest of London by the London and Blackwall Railway, opened in 1840 and progressively extended thereafter.
The tendency has been to plan tower blocks in rather vacant open spaces, instead of creating pedestrian-friendly spaces, and the emphasis has been on mechanised transport (car and train) instead of green transport.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Isle_of_Dogs   (1109 words)

  
 London Borough of Tower Hamlets Trading Standards - About us
Tower Hamlets is the local weights and measures authority for this area and has a duty to enforce the provisions of the Weights and Measures Act 1985 and related legislation.
Tower Hamlets as a Local Weights and Measures Authority is an enforcement authority under the Trade Descriptions Act 1968.
Tower Hamlets has a duty to enforce the provisions of the Consumer Credit Acts, which involve both criminal and civil law.
www.tradingstandards.gov.uk /towerhamlets/about.htm   (1023 words)

  
 Tower of London (1988), London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England, UK World Heritage sites, World Heritage, ICOMOS-UK
The Tower of London - an imposing fortress with many layers of history, which has become one of the symbols of royalty - was built around the White Tower.
Colchester, Rochester, Hedingham, Norwich or Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight.
The ensemble of the Tower of London is a major reference for the history of medieval military architecture.
icomos-uk.org /whs/tower_of_london   (371 words)

  
 LondonTown.com | London Borough of Tower Hamlets Boro | London Borough Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Tower Hamlets at its widest point is 6.3 miles by 6 miles in length.
Tower Hamlets is the heart of London's East End and takes its name from the Tower of London, located within the borough's boundaries.
The borough is dominated by the White Tower, built in the eleventh century and home to the crown jewels, royal armouries, yeoman warders and the famous ravens.
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/Boro/Tower-Hamlets   (187 words)

  
 Tower Hamlets - Learning for all - Introduction
Tower Hamlets has 98 schools with 37,500 pupils.
Tower Hamlets now has a new, expanding website for all involved in education.
It is becoming indispensable for everyone involved in education in Tower Hamlets.
www.towerhamlets.gov.uk /data/learning/index.cfm   (159 words)

  
 Sears Tower - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Sears Tower, skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois, that when it was built was the tallest inhabited building in the world.
The influence of America was strongly felt in Europe, where Mies van der Rohe produced a spectacular scheme for an all-glass skyscraper in 1920....
Tower of London, historic fortress in the city of London, on the north bank of the River Thames.
au.encarta.msn.com /Sears_Tower.html   (101 words)

  
 BBC - London - Features - Tower Hamlets Cemetery
Originally called The City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery, it was opened by a company of the same name, comprising 11 wealthy directors whose occupations reflect the industries of the day.
Tower Hamlets Cemetery was particularly popular with people from the East End and by 1889, 247,000 bodies had been interred.
In 1966, the Greater London Council bought the Cemetery and it was closed for burials.
www.bbc.co.uk /london/content/articles/2005/05/10/tower_hamlets_cemetery_feature.shtml   (684 words)

  
 Tower Hamlets on DigiLondon - The London visitor resource
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is a London borough to the east of the City of London and north of the River Thames in East London.
The name "Tower Hamlets" historically applied to the Tower division of the county of Middlesex, covering not only the present borough, but also part of the present-day London Borough of Hackney.
The borough itself was formed in 1965 out of the former area of the metropolitan boroughs of Bethnal Green, Poplar and Stepney which formed the classic East End.
digilondon.com /index.php?itemid=391   (202 words)

  
 Signify - Secure Authentication for London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Covering just 8 square miles, you might be forgiven for thinking the London Borough of Tower Hamlets might be slow in its adoption of new technologies; however, the reality couldn't be further removed.
London Borough of Tower Hamlets recognised the need to replace its existing infrastructure which was beginning to slow down its entire operation.
Staff can now securely access all corporate systems via LBTH or public wireless hotspots, where previously they had to return to the office to file reports and update necessary documentation.
www.signify.net /collateral/case_study_article.asp   (683 words)

  
 Tower Hamlets: Ethnicity profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Tower Hamlets, which extends eastwards from the City of London along the north bank of the Thames towards the Isle of Dogs, is remarkable for having the having the largest proportion of any non-White ethnic group anywhere in Britain.
Only three boroughs in the whole of London - Havering, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Islington - have fewer Indian residents, while 23 of the 32 London boroughs have larger Pakistani populations than Tower Hamlets.
The fl population in Tower Hamlets is small, about 12,000 people, or between 6 and 7% of the population.
www.cre.gov.uk /diversity/map/london/towerhamlets.html   (532 words)

  
 A brief history ofTower Hamlets.
It is, according to Kevin Kerrigan in his ‘History of Tower Hamlets’, a fact that around 200 years prior to the Roman invasion of 43 AD the area was part of the territory captured by the Belgic tribes.
The manor that included present day Tower Hamlets and Hackney came under possession of the church in the form of the Bishops of London.
In later years it was the settlements, or hamlets around the Tower that provided the soldiers to man the fortress.
barryoneoff.co.uk /html/towerhamlets.html   (636 words)

  
 IBM e-business: jStart Program: Case studies: Java
London Borough of Tower Hamlets presently is responsible for running 35,000 council dwellings.
Tower Hamlets is seeing an immediate return on the investment by way of improved customer service.
Tower Hamlets was able to create a point-and-click environment, consistent with what current personnel and call-center handlers are used to.
www-306.ibm.com /software/ebusiness/jstart/casestudies/london.shtml   (956 words)

  
 Independent inquiry into the care and treatment of Stephen Soans-Wade - 27 July 2006
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets, East London and The City Mental Health NHS Trust and Tower Hamlets Primary Care Trust should review their strategy and operational policy for the provision of services to those with a dual diagnosis i.e.
East London and The City Mental Health NHS Trust should develop, and adhere to, clear policies on joint assessments for patients which are aimed at achieving effective discharge planning including contingency and crisis planning and a designated care co-ordinator.
East London and The City Mental Health NHS Trust in partnership with Tower Hamlets Primary Care Trust should review the Trust's performance management systems to satisfy themselves that those systems are sufficiently robust to ensure compliance with the Care Programme Approach and its requirements.
www.london.nhs.uk /londonnhs-news.aspx?id_Content=7273   (1394 words)

  
 Secure Wireless Case Study - London Borough of Tower Hamlets
London Borough of Tower Hamlets have invented the concept of IDEA stores, a series of bright, new buildings in local shopping areas, combining lifelong learning and cultural attractions with all the services normally associated with libraries, from classic books to free internet access, DVDs and CDs.
In addition to free wireless internet access for the public London Borough of Tower Hamlets needed a way for their staff members to securely connect back to the main network using the public wireless network and leveraging their existing architecture wherever possible.
The main benefit for London Borough of Tower Hamlets is that the Council has quickly and cost effectively implemented a secure shared wireless environment that gives both members of the public and their own staff free secure internet access at numerous locations throughout the Borough.
www.cisilion.com /lbth-case-study2.htm   (754 words)

  
 Tower Hamlets Council | Powered by Hays,com - Specialist Recruitment
Tower Hamlets, the heart of the East End of London is rich in history and presents a vibrant mix of old and new.
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets has ambitious plans and is a Council which is improving as judged in the 2005 CPA assessment, which resulted in an overall 3 star rating.
The Directorate of Environment and Culture delivers some of the London Borough of Tower Hamlet’s most important services (Cleansing, Waste Disposal, Transportation, and Environmental Health) and is leading on a number of innovative projects e.g.
www.hays.com /jobs/towerhamlets   (337 words)

  
 Cheque Software and Laser Cheque Printing Case Study - London Borough of Tower Hamlets PCF UK Document Archiving ...
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets (LBTH) is located in the east end of London with over 180,000 residents.
LBTH provides in excess of 400,000 cheques per annum through their Creditors and Housing Benefit systems.
LBTH installed two Troy MICR 4200 printers supplied by PCF to cater for their volume of cheques.
www.pcf.co.uk /casestudies/chequesoftwareprinting1.htm   (413 words)

  
 PR Leap: LONDON BOROUGH OF TOWER HAMLETS AND DIGICORE IN VEHICLE TRACKING PARTNERSHIP
Tower Hamlets Council has entered into a partnership with DigiCore to develop and implement dynamic vehicle tracking solutions within the London Borough.
John Stevens, Transport Manager at Tower Hamlets Council explains: “Tower Hamlets is recognised as a centre of excellence and it is our aim to promote new technology and techniques to remain at the forefront of local government.
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is a recognised Beacon of Excellence, part of a scheme that identifies excellence and innovation in local government.
www.prleap.com /pr/31731   (658 words)

  
 Begum v London Borough of Tower Hamlets [HL]
In the present context I would expect the county court judge to be alert to any indication that an applicant's case might not have been resolved by the authority in a fair, objective and even-handed way, conscious of the authority's role as decision-maker and of the immense importance of its decision to an applicant.
This is of course only a part of the duties of the housing department and, by contrast with this experience of a single London borough, the number of appeals received by the Planning Inspectorate for the whole of England in the year 2001-2002 was 16,776 (www.planning-inspectorate.gov.uk/forms/report_statistical_2001_2002.pdf).
In this case, Laws LJ [2002] 1 WLR 2491, 2513, para 44, said that the county court judge was entitled to subject Mrs Hayes's decision to "a close and rigorous analysis".
www.ipsofactoj.com /international/2004/Part01/int2004(1)-001.htm   (13759 words)

  
 VPN and Remote Working Case Study - London Borough of Tower Hamlets
To increase productivity amongst the London Borough of Tower Hamlets staff members, secure wireless access to the main network was required from all of the Borough’s Offices.
After upgrading the complete LAN infrastructure the London Borough of Tower Hamlets needed a flexible AAA (Authentication, Authorization and Accounting) solution implemented on their new infrastructure, consisting of approximately 225 core devices (routers and switches), that allowed for accurate user tracking as well as different accessrights based on the user’s role within the IT department.
This solution has provided London Borough of Tower Hamlets with a secure VPN infrastructure which provides room for expansion in the future and meets their current performance needs allowing remote workers to securely connect into the central network.
www.cisilion.com /lbth-case-study.htm   (863 words)

  
 BFI Report - London Borough of Tower Hamlets - Section 5
The administrative re-work necessary to capture data on claims, and the cost to Tower Hamlets, could be reduced by improving the present claim form.
At present Tower Hamlets is open to internal fraud or complaints by claimants that valuable documents are mislaid.
In general Tower Hamlets appeals procedures are well run, but it should make greater use of written statements rather than moving directly to internal review.
www.bfi.gov.uk /reports/1999/bfi/tower-hamlets/sect5.asp   (722 words)

  
 Forging a Unique Identity: Bengali Heritage in London - London City Guide news
Despite the large numbers of Bengalis in London, both from Bangladesh and West Bengal in India, heritage was not a word I would have immediately associated with the community.
The trail was organised by Tower Hamlets Council in association with the Shadinata Trust and the leaflet provided historical background about the places of interest it covered.
Migration of East Indians from the Bay of Bengal can be traced back to 1616 and one third of the residing Bengali population currently lives in Tower Hamlets, the largest Bengali community in the UK.
www.24hourmuseum.org.uk /london/news/ART29082.html?ixsid=loPpEvFRrho   (1253 words)

  
 Limehouse Group, Case Study
Limehouse was commissioned by London Borough of Tower Hamlets to design their secondary and primary school admission guides.
Tower Hamlets wanted the brochures to have a family feel, but to reflect the difference between the age groups.
The client was keen for a different approach to the standard photographic one, and it was important that the guides reflected the diversity of the borough.
www.limehouse.co.uk /our_work/Corporate/tower_hamlets/index.htm   (234 words)

  
 Tower Hamlets
Map of all recycling points in Tower Hamlets
Drug dealing and misuse is to be tackled with renewed vigour with the support of new funding from the Tower Hamlets Partnership.
Tower Hamlets Council has continued its winning streak, bringing home not one, but two Local Government Chronicle awards.
www.towerhamlets.gov.uk   (186 words)

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