Users' questions

Does the Krays house still exist?

Does the Krays house still exist?

178 still exists but as a different building, with the original terrace being cleared during the East End slum clearance of the late 1960s to early 1970s. Many tourists and tour guides still visit the location despite the original building not actually being there anymore.

Where did the Kray twins grow up?

The twins first attended Wood Close School in Brick Lane, and then Daniel Street School. In 1938, the Kray family moved from Stean Street in Haggerston to 178 Vallance Road in Bethnal Green.

Where did the Krays drink in London?

The Carpenters’ Arms is a Victorian public freehouse at 73 Cheshire Street in Bethnal Green, East London, England. A few feet from Brick Lane, it is notable as the pub that was bought by the Kray twins, for their mother Violet Kray in 1967.

Where is Cedra court where the Krays lived?

178 Vallance Road
Cedra Court is a block of 1930s flats in Cazenove Rd, Clapton. Ronnie and Reggie both owned flats one above the other in 1963, after moving out of 178 Vallance Road.

Did the Krays have children?

Gary Charles Kray (3 July 1951 – 8 March 1996) was the only son of Charlie Kray and the only child to be born to any of the three Kray brothers. He was the nephew of Reggie and Ronnie and passed away in 1995 aged 44. He is buried in the same grave as Reggie’s widow, Frances Shea in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

Who was the toughest Kray?

The Krays’ most feared enforcer reveals the biggest regret of his life — The Sun. FREDDIE Foreman was one of the most feared gangsters in 1960s London, his brutal reputation earning him the nickname “brown bread” – or dead, in Cockney rhyming slang.

Did the Krays sleep together?

They lived with each other in his mum Violet’s house in Vallance Road for two years and slept in the same bed before they married—so don’t tell me nothing sexual went on! “Reggie loved Francs to the bones of the girl—he would die for her.”

Did the Kray twins have children?

Who did Reggie Kray stab to death?

Reggie Kray’s initial plan to shoot McVitie upon entry failed. His gun jammed and, instead, he stabbed McVitie repeatedly in the face, chest and stomach as part of a brief but violent struggle.

Where are Krays buried?

Chingford Mount cemetery
Pictured in 1905, Chingford Mount cemetery was opened in 1884 on the site of the house and grounds of Caroline Mount.