South Woodford, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of South Woodford and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

When Gates Corner Was A Corner

Lived in South Woodford with my parents from 1952-1972 before marrying, and worked for Gates in this very building from 1968-1977 before moving up the High Road to ...Read full memory

Happy Memories Of South Woodford

My family lived in Hillcrest Road, South Woodford from 1960 to 1973. I had a very very happy childhood there (am still happy though) but had to move to Brighton ...Read full memory

Calypso Coffee Bar

I lived in Loughton, and have fond memories of the Calypso Cafe. When I used to go there it was a well-known bikers' cafe. Some evenings there would be over a hundred ...Read full memory

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