the former

Mile End & Bow District Synagogue

Bow, London E3




Page created: 10 August 2006
Latest revision or update: 25 February 2015

Congregation Data


Mile End & Bow District Synagogue


43 Harley Grove, London E3 2AT (from 1929).
The building (since 1979 the Gurdwara Sikh Sangat Community Temple), is a Grade II Listed Building (number 1357838), designated on 27 September 1973. (View description on Historic England website.)
The Gate Piers, Gates and Railing at the former Synagogue are a Grade II Listed Building (number 1065134), also designated on 27 September 1973. (View description on Historic England website.)

(Location: Harley Grove (about 600 feet long), in London's East End, runs north from Bow Road (a continuation of Mile End Road and part of the A11), almost opposite Bow Road underground station.)

Date Founded:


Date Founded:

Closed, April 1977 (source)


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


A district synagogue of the United Synagogue from 1927 until its closure.

Membership Data:

Number of male seat-holders (source)









Local Government Districts:

Harley Grove, Bow, is in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, Harley Grove was in the Metropolitan Borough of Poplar, although very close to the eastern boundary of the former metropolitan borough of Stepney. Both metropolitan boroughs were established in 1900 in the County of London (which was established in 1889). All these entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 1 July 1837 - Poplar
From 1 January 1966 - Poplar and Bethnal Green
Since 1 January 1983 - Tower Hamlets (which now holds the registers)

Other Congregation Information

Street Directory of Synagogues in East End and City of London

Jewish Congregations in London's East End

Greater London home page

List of United Synagogue Congregations

Explanation of Terms Used




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