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Mile End Waste was the East End version of Speakers’ Corner in Victorian times. In the 1860s William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army preached here. Dr Alastair Owens explains Booth’s approach to tackling East End poverty and overcrowding; issues that troubled many social reformers of the day.

Mile End Waste was the East End version of Speakers’ Corner in Victorian times. In the 1860s William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army preached here. Dr Alastair Owens explains Booth’s approach to tackling East End poverty and overcrowding; issues that troubled many social reformers of the day.

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