House clearance Highams Park E4
Few little facts about Highams-Park
Highams Park E4 is a district in the London Borough of Waltham Forest. Traditionally it was part of Walthamstow parish and municipal borough, although most of it lies in Chingord or Woodford Green postal districts. It is primarily a residential area with housing consisting of mainly Victorian and 1930 style terraced houses.
The Highams Park Forum was established in 2000 as a group of volunteer residents who meet regularly to discuss matters affecting their area. It works as a "Think Tank" aiming to act as a focus for local community issues, discussing ways of improving quality of life in Highams Park and seeking answers to community problems.
On the Larkshall Road, there was a Halex factory which produced a variety of goods mostly from plastic. The company had a virtual monopoly on manufacturing table tennis balls but it was closed in early 1970s and is replaced with new smaller factories and industrial buildings. A blue plaque on Jubilee Avenue marks the spot where the building stood and it reads "Plastic Historical Society".
Sir George Edwards, aircraft designer and industrialist was born in (Hale End Road) Highams Park on 9th July 1908.