The Charter Day Parade in South Chingford in September 1938.

The Lord Mayor of London came by coach and horses and presented the Charter document that gave Chingford the status of municipal borough.

The photo was taken in Albert Crescent and the shop premises are still empty after construction.

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

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