What is it like to live in Poplar London?

Is Poplar in London safe?

Poplar has a high violent crime rate and an above average property crime rate for London.

What kind of area is Poplar?

Poplar is an area of the East End of London in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Poplar is about 5.5 miles (8.9 km) east of Charing Cross. The nearest Docklands Light Railway stations are All Saints, Blackwall, East India, Langdon Park, Poplar and West India Quay.

What is Poplar called now?

The Poplar District (including Bromley and Bow) became the Metropolitan Borough of Poplar in 1900, and in 1965 merged with the Metropolitan Boroughs of Stepney and Bethnal Green to form the new London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

What is the poorest area in London?

The most concentrated areas of high poverty are in areas such as Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Newham, and the north east of London. There are also noticeable pockets of high poverty rates in areas in west London, such as in Brent and the north ends of Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster.

Where is Poplar From Call the Midwife?

Poplar is in the East End of London in the borough of Tower Hamlets. In the 1950s – when Call The Midwife is first set – parts of the area was affected by poverty. This was due to the damage that World War II had left.

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What is a poplar fluff?

Poplar fluff

This “fluff” is actually poplar seeds that are produced by the female trees of the species, but it’s not the fluff or the seeds that are making you sneeze. Most allergists agree that the real culprits are native grasses and other plants that are flowering just as the poplars are seeding.