The picture of Albert Crescent, South Chingford was taken soon after completion of the subterranean public toilets in 1934.

To the right is the old Royal Albert pub.

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Albert Crescent in South Chingford todayAlbert Crescent in South Chingford today (Image: Gary Stone)

The houses to the left were swept away by the end of the decade to make way for a parade of shops. Almost unrecognisable today! 

Gary Stone is a local historian (Instagram: @chingfordhistorical)