Old Church Road in 1955 when Chingford was still in the historic county of Essex.

The parish was granted urban district status in 1894, and municipal borough status in 1938.

In 1965 the borough of Waltham Forest was created and Chingford became part of the ceremonial county of Greater London.

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A modern-day view of the road.A modern-day view of the road. (Image: Gary Stone)