Bangladeshi life at Toynbee Hall

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Bangladeshi life at Toynbee Hall

This image shows a Bangladeshi children’s group at Toynbee Hall in the ’80’s. From theRead More

This image shows a Bangladeshi children’s group at Toynbee Hall in the ’80’s. From the ’60s the surrounding area became home to a thriving Bangladeshi community. This community became a central part of life at Toynbee Hall, The Surma Elders Club based at Toynbee Hall is one of the oldest services for Bangladeshi older people in the UK. Opening in 1983, many of its first users were part of the first generation of Bangladeshi immigrants that came to the area after 1947.