WW2 'Dig for Victory'
Below are three articles from which cover different aspects of how the allotments were impacted by the Second World War.
The first covers the background to the 'Dig for Victory' Campaign and its impact on the explosion of allotments and open space around London.
The second covers the 90 tons of seeds donated by the US to fuel the campaign and shows some unique photos of a ceromony to hand over seeds to the Islanders.
The third covers the impact on the island, the Ack Ack battery and the size of the allotments then.
Click here to read about @Allotments Dominate the Docklands'