Plaque

Highams Park signal box

Inscription

Highams Park Signal Box
Locally listed building erected in 1925 by the London & North Eastern Railway Company and one of the few that survive on the Chingford line today. Saved from demolition in 2002, it is now leased to Highams Park Signal Box Association.
Waltham Forest Heritage

Site: Highams Park signal box (1 memorial)

E4, Hale End Road, 511

The signal box is now, 2022, home to La Boîte, a crêperie.

The story of this signal box is well told at Highams Park Forum, where we learnt that, despite the text on the plaque, the Association never signed a lease, and acted more as a broker between Network Rail and a potential occupant. The Association seems to have no presence on the web, possibly because its job is done.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Highams Park signal box

Subjects commemorated i

London and North Eastern Railway

The second largest of the 'Big Four' railway companies created by the Railway...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Highams Park signal box

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Waltham Forest Council

Formed in 1965 from the joining of Chingford, Leyton and Walthamstow.

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