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Rail station, existing between the 1840s and now

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Lea Bridge

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Lea Bridge is a district spanning an area between the London boroughs of Hackney and Waltham Forest.

It is named for a timber bridge built across the River Lea in 1745 which formed the dividing line between Middlesex and Essex. The road leading to it became known as Lea Bridge Road, with a tollhouse at the Middlesex bank. The bridge was rebuilt in 1821 and tolls continued to be levied until 1872.

Lea Bridge gives access to the lower reaches of the extensive Lee Valley Park. To the south are the Hackney Marshes, and to the north the Walthamstow Marshes.

The old Middlesex Filter Beds have been converted into a nature reserve, and on the Leyton side the Essex Filter Beds are now a reserve for birds. Next to the south side of the bridge are two pubs: ’The Princess of Wales’ and ’The Ship Aground’.

Lea Bridge station opened on 15 September 1840 by the Northern and Eastern Railway as Lea Bridge Road and is thought to be the earliest example of a station having its building on a railway bridge, with staircases down to the platforms.

The station closed on 8 July 1985 but after service changes, reopened in May 2016.


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THE STREETS OF LEA BRIDGE
Argall Avenue, E10 Argall Avenue is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Argall Way, E10 Argall Way is a road in the E10 postcode area
Baird Close, E10 Baird Close is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Beck Square, E10 Beck Square lies within the E10 postcode.
Belvedere Road, E10 Belvedere Road is a road in the E10 postcode area
Bloxhall Road, E10 Bloxhall Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Blyth Road, E17 Blyth Road is a road in the E17 postcode area
Bridge Road, E17 Bridge Road is a road in the E17 postcode area
Burwell Road, E10 Burwell Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Clementina Road, E10 Clementina Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Connaught Close, E10 Connaught Close is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Coppermill Bridge, E17 Coppermill Bridge is a road in the E5 postcode area
Coppermill Bridge, E17 Coppermill Bridge is a road in the N16 postcode area
Coppermill Lane, E17 Coppermill Lane is a road in the E5 postcode area
Coppermill Lane, E17 Coppermill Lane is a road in the N15 postcode area
Coppermill Lane, E17 Coppermill Lane is a road in the N17 postcode area
Coppermill Lane, E17 Coppermill Lane is a road in the E10 postcode area
Cromwell Industrial Estate Staffa Road, E10 Cromwell Industrial Estate Staffa Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Cromwell Industrial Estate, E10 Cromwell Industrial Estate is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Dagenham Road, E10 Dagenham Road is a road in the E10 postcode area
Dorma Trading Park, E10 Dorma Trading Park is a road in the E10 postcode area
Elm Park Road, E10 Elm Park Road is a road in the E10 postcode area
Estate Way, E10 Estate Way is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Fairways Business Park, E10 Fairways Business Park is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Flempton Road, E10 Flempton Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Forest Business Park, E10 A street within the E10 postcode
Forest Trading Estate, E10 Forest Trading Estate is a road in the E10 postcode area
Gateway Business Centre, E10 Gateway Business Centre is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Heybridge Way, E17 Heybridge Way is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Hitcham Road, E10 Hitcham Road is a road in the E10 postcode area
Hitcham Road, E17 Hitcham Road is one of the streets of London in the E17 postal area.
Kettlebaston Road, E10 Kettlebaston Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Lammas Road, E10 Lammas Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Lea Bridge Industrial Estate, E10 A street within the E10 postcode
Lea Valley Business Park, E10 Lea Valley Business Park is a business park near to Lea Bridge.
Leabridge Road, E10 A street within the E10 postcode
Leyton Ind Village, E10 Leyton Ind Village is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Leyton Industrial Village, E10 A street within the E10 postcode
Liden Close, E17 Liden Close is a road in the E17 postcode area
Marconi Road, E10 Marconi Road is a road in the E10 postcode area
Markmanor Avenue, E17 Markmanor Avenue is one of the streets of London in the E17 postal area.
Mellish Flats, E10 A street within the E10 postcode
Millicent Road, E10 Millicent Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Morieux Road, E10 Morieux Road is a road in the E10 postcode area
Norton Road, E10 Norton Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Overton Road, E10 Overton Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Overton Road, E10 Overton Road is a road in the E17 postcode area
Period Works, E10 Period Works is an industrial location near to Lea Bridge.
Perth Road, E10 Perth Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Rigg Approach, E10 Rigg Approach is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Roxwell Trading Park, E10 Roxwell Trading Park lies within the E10 postcode.
Sanderstead Road, E10 Sanderstead Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Seymour Road, E10 Seymour Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
South Access Road, E10 South Access Road is a road in the E10 postcode area
South Access Road, E17 South Access Road is one of the streets of London in the E17 postal area.
St Helen’s Place, E10 St Helen’s Place is a road in the E10 postcode area
St. Helens Place, E10 A street within the E10 postcode
Staffa Road, E10 Staffa Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Sunnyside Road, E10 Sunnyside Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Sybourn Street, E17 Sybourn Street is one of the streets of London in the E17 postal area.
Tallack Road, E10 Tallack Road is a road in the E10 postcode area
Tudor Court, E17 Tudor Court is one of the streets of London in the E17 postal area.
Viking Place, E10 Viking Place is a road in the E10 postcode area
Waterside, E17 Waterside is a road in the E17 postcode area
Wellington Road, E10 Wellington Road is one of the streets of London in the E10 postal area.
Wellington Road, E10 Wellington Road is one of the streets of London in the E17 postal area.
Zenith House, E10 Zenith House is a residential block on Church Road.




LOCAL PHOTOS
Grange Road, Leyton
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The Paddington Canal
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