Old Maps of Chigwell Row

Historic Maps of Chigwell Row and the local area.

Living on Hainault estate 1947 Chigwell was part of the area we roamed Opposite the paper shop. Was Retreat Way at the end by the forest Was the Retreat pub, but no music allowed ,next door was was a hall but could not sell alcohol so tenants from Hainault all ex Londoners Who liked singing would buy drink in the (...Read full memory)

Am I right in remembering this pub had sawdust on the floor? The posts outside seemed to be designed for riders to tie horses to. There was only one bar and it was a big one. It was a bit like a wild west bar (or am I being too romantic?) and was a little out of the way. It was the only pub I knew where (...Read full memory)