Open House Festival

Walk: the Lea Valley fringe of Leyton


Argall Way entrance to Lea Bridge Station, E10 7PG

From prominent Motion (the site of Black Marsh Farm), through some Warner Estate housing to Lea Bridge Library with its handsome new extension, part the layers of history to glimpse stories between typical and amazing.

Getting there


Walthamstow Central


58, 56, 55, 158

Additional travel info

Lea Bridge Station trains (Greater Anglia) from Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Buses 55 and 56 pass; on 58 and 158 along Markhouse Road change at Lea Bridge Road.


Accessibility notes

Toilet and cafe at finish at Lea Bridge Library



The walk starts 11am Thursday 14 September from the Argall Way entrance for Lea Bridge Station, and finishes about 12.30pm Lea Bridge Library E10 7HU. You will get a light-hearted commentary on some suburban streets with a varied past, a multi ethnic present and a changing contemporary landscape One of many enjoyable local walking routes to be celebrated, with notable past features from the prehistoric to the recent, through 18th and 19th century wealth and privilege and 20th century industrial innovation. Lea Bridge Library's extension by Studio Weave is a 2023 Open House listing.

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