Demolition/collapse* of 46-48 High Street

May 2009 saw the demise of the very old and picturesque but unlisted cottages converted to shops in the heart of the Wanstead Village Conservation Area. These cottages were demolished/collapsed* (*read according to your views) without either planning permission or conservation area consent; permission had been granted for works to the roof and front gable only. … Read more

Air traffic woes

You’ve probably noticed a huge increase in the number of aircraft flying low over our homes lately and the bothersome noise that comes with it. This is due to the flight path for City Airport having been moved northward and directly over the Wanstead area. This, coupled with the increased traffic from Heathrow, is causing … Read more