Meeting with New Borough Conservation Officer on Monday 14th May
Next Monday 14th May we have arranged an informal meeting with the borough's new Conservation Officer, Mike Fox, and the Design & Conservation Manager, Ron Presswell. We will be meeting at 2.00pm in the café at the old Magistrates Court (now offices) at the corner of Forest Road and Farnan Avenue, E17 4NX. If you would like to come please email me so we have an idea of numbers.  
Highams Park Walk and Visit to Humphry’s Café on Saturday 2nd June
Ron Andrews will be leading a walk for the Civic Society along the River Ching and Highams Park Lake and will also visit the new community café which has recently been opened by the Highams Park Planning Group in what used to be a park equipment store. We will finish the walk at the Royal Oak pub for drinks and food. Paths may be muddy so stout footwear is recommended. Meet 11.00am on Chingford Lane (bus route 275 from Walthamstow and Woodford – the bus will display and announce the stop name Chingford Lane)Anyone coming by car is suggested to park in Waterhall Avenue off The Avenue and close to the bus stops. Ron’s mobile number if needed on the day is 07941 003911.
Summer Social Evening in the Birkbeck Tavern on Wednesday 6th June.
We will be holding a pub social evening from 7.00pm in the Birkbeck Tavern which is included in the borough’s Local List of historically significant buildings. It was built in 1881 and has an original tiled exterior and a lovely garden area – which we will be meeting in if the weather is fine. The pub is at 45 Langthorne Road, on the Leyton/Leytonstone border, E11 4HL.