With Chingford Cemetery up on the hill, in 1905 local stone masons along Old Church Road advertised their monumental work by putting it on display to passers-by as seen by the stone cross in the front garden on the right.

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Old Church Road in ChingfordOld Church Road in Chingford (Image: Gary Stone)

Today it is restaurants that display their menu to tempt customers.