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A woman looks out from a residential development in the London borough of Tower Hamlets in London, England. A recent study has shown that 42 per cent of children in Tower Hamlets live in poverty, making it the worst area of the UK for child poverty.
The Balfron Tower / Pic: Simon Terrill. The brutalist tower designed by Erno Goldfinger has been used for a series of different artistic endeavors lately, including an overnight production of Macbeth. Go at sunset for unusual views over south east London.