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Time capsule and 70s party marks the end of an era in Walthamstow
The Mayor of Waltham Forest buried a time capsule containing photos and memorabilia from Forest YMCA sports hall at a celebration event.
Facilities are due to be replaced by a new gym on site next year so to mark over 40 years of the community sports hall in Forest Road, Walthamstow, held a 70s fancy dress party.
Mayor Nadeem Ali buried a time capsule during the event on Saturday.
Tim Pain, Forest YMCA chief executive officer, said: “Our sports hall opened in 1970 and it will hold fond memories for many people.
“We felt that we couldn’t demolish it without commemorating its many years of service.”