Woodford Green, Greater London

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Woodford Green, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Woodford Green

Historic Maps of Woodford Green and the local area.

Born in Woodford Wells in 1946 and lived on the High Road a few doors away from The Travellers Friend and the Simmonds Art Shop where my good friend Roger Simmonds lived. We had a wonderful childhood, we shopped for sweets in The Milk Tray a small sweet and tea shop where later my mother worked for a Mrs Romain (...Read full memory)

I was born in 1939 at 28 St.Anthonys Avenue, off St.Barnabus Road. I remembered the Anderson shelter in our back garden only vaguely as I was evacuated to North Wales with Janet Jenkins, and Brenda Hart. After the war, I went to St.Marys Convent in Woodford Wells, and walked daily along the path that bordered the (...Read full memory)