The Lord Mayor of London visited Epping High Street in May 1961 to celebrate the Civic Trust’s High Street Improvement Scheme.

Despite the facelift, the scheme also resulted in the demolition of several historic buildings.

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The High Road in Epping in July 2019The High Road in Epping in July 2019 (Image: Gary Stone)

Today Epping still reveals links to its historic past.