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Tel code: 0208 | code search
Postcode: E4 | code search
Population: 8900
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Birthplace of:
Alan Davies
Harry Kane

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Folk Customs:
Choosing Day, Brightlingsea
Kichel throwing in Harwich
Mad Maldon Mud Race
Opening the Oyster Fishery
Plough Monday
The Dunmow Flitch

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Chingford, in east London, is bounded to the north and east by Epping Forest and the Essex border, and to the west by the River Lea and King George's Reservoir - a popular centre for sailing and birdwatching. Chingford originated as a group of villages which expanded and became absorbed into suburban London after the advent of the railway in 1873. In the 1950s, the grassy Chingford Plain provided an enjoyable day trip for Eastenders living without gardens. Today, the Plain offers horse-riding tracks and is also home to the local model flying club. Chingford has a number of listed buildings, and its landmarks include Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge, which dates back to 1543, and a granite obelisk erected at Pole Hill in 1824. Part of Pole Hill was owned by Lawrence of Arabia in the 1920s, and Chingford's association with the famous has continued ever since. In the Fifties, Walt Disney visited the miniature railway at Ridgeway Park. Years later, David Beckham attended school in Chingford and honed his football skills in nearby playing fields. Visitors can retrace his footsteps following the council-promoted Beckham Trail. Meanwhile, London's notorious Kray twins are buried in a family plot at Chingford Mount Cemetery. Essex Tourism - 0871 716 2199 Calls cost less than 10p per minute

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Dudhia Lewin Myers Associates Ltd
Jackson & Jackson
YCN Financial Services Ltd

Dentist

Chingford Dental Centre
Chingford Mount Dental Practice

Doctor

Churchill Medical Centre
Larkshall Medical Centre
Old Hall Surgery
The Old Hall Surgery
The Ridgeway Surgery
The York Road Medical Practice

Golf Club

West Essex Golf Club

Shops

Chingford Pet Centre
Benjamin Pharmacy
Dermott Eyecare Ltd
Ella Tino Shoes
Dolly Bird Shoes

Places to Stay near Chingford

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Ridgeway Hotel (0.62 miles)

Ridgeway Hotel
The Ridgeway Hotel in Chingford (E4), North London has been completely refurbished to a high standard of appointment. As a family run Chingford hotel, we pride ourselves with our friendly & efficient service, beautifully appointed, ... More | visit website
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County Hotel (1.43 miles)

County Hotel

The County Hotel, situated on the southern tip of Epping Forest, is the perfect base for visiting the sights, theatres and shopping of London. It offers good motorway links, with Tube and rail services providing ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Loughton/Buckhurst Hill (1.86 miles)

In the heart of Buckhurst Hill this Premier Inn makes an ideal base from which to explore the local surrounds. Within easy reach of the A406, M25 and M11. Conveniently located for Buckhurst Hill underground ... More | visit website
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Sir Alfred Hitchcock Hotel (3.00 miles)

Sir Alfred Hitchcock Hotel
With a beer garden and traditional restaurant, Sir Alfred Hitchcock Hotel offers cosy rooms with free Wi-Fi. The hotel is situated on the edge of Epping Forest, a 15-minute walk from Leytonstone Station.
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Innkeepers Lodge (3.05 miles)

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Sleeping Beauty Motel (3.09 miles)

Sleeping Beauty Motel

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A good-value, basic hotel at the edge of London near the Blackwall Tunnel, Sleeping Beauty Motel has free parking and easy access to the City and Docklands via the A12 and ... More

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Menzies Prince Regent (3.09 miles)

Menzies Prince Regent

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Ideally located 5 minutes from the M11 and 10 minutes from the M25, this hotel combines the grandeur of a listed Georgian house with the unique conversion of an old chapel. Situated ... More

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Lonsdale Lodge (3.34 miles)

Lonsdale Lodge

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Lonsdale Lodge has been completely refurbished April 2004. We have mainly double and family rooms all of which are en-suite.A four poster bedroom is also available. We are within 25-40 minutes drive ... More

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Oak Lodge Hotel (3.35 miles)

Oak Lodge Hotel

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This beautifully presented Hotel is situated in a prestigious residential location, just outside Enfield town and within a 10-minute drive of the M25, with easy access to central London.
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Premier Inn Waltham Abbey (3.55 miles)

Premier Inn Waltham Abbey
This Premier Inn hotel is situated in a quiet location opposite Lea Valley Wildlife Conservation Park, near to historic 7th Century Waltham Abbey Church, Royal Gunpowder Mills and Enfield. Positioned within easy reach of the ... More | visit website

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