We explore the connections between Essex and Waltham Forest and the first US president, George Washington.
A Walthamstow industrial estate was once home to the Trojan Records archive and doubled as a studio where King of Ska, Desmond Dekker, recorded an album with The Specials.
Opened in 1954, the Leytonstone & Wanstead Synagogue building is a well-preserved example of post-war architecture.
Rodney Smith’s story highlights the presence of Romani communities in Epping Forest and other parts of Essex.
Bearman’s Department Store on Leytonstone High Road was famous for its Christmas decorations and events.
The unique partnership between Leyton Public Libraries and Delhi Public Library in the 1950s.