Gerrard Street, in London’s Chinatown, on July 14, 1969.

The Chinese in Britain: personal tales of a journey to a new land

Today, 400,000 ethnic Chinese call Britain home. But their 325-year history of labour contributions to the UK, from being 17th-century seamen to establishing London's now-famous Soho Chinatown, have often gone undocumented and unnoticed. Some of their stories are below ...

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Gerrard Street, in London’s Chinatown, on July 14, 1969.
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