A view of Epping from the 1930s with St John's Church tower dominating the scene.

In the 18th and early 19th centuries, Epping was a busy staging place for coaches between London, Cambridge and East Anglia. This made the town a busy through route.

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How the same scene looks today

In the late 1970s the opening of the nearby M11 motorway eased congestion in the town for a while at least.

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