Welcome to the Highams Park Society Website
The Highams Park Society was formed in 2006 and sets its goal as “Helping Promote Community Life”. The Society has a thriving membership of people who live in, or have an interest in Highams Park, Waltham Forest. The Society’s aims are to help preserve the local heritage, help members appreciate their environment and to inform members about the history of the area.
This is the 10th Highams Park Day and will be held at 11am to 4pm on the 15th July 2017 on Vincent Green, Vincent Road. It is the Village Fete for Highams Park. All were welcome. Click here for further details.
The next film club will be on Saturday 25th March 2017 at the Baptist Church, Cavendish Road E4 9NG. Everybody is welcome. Doors open at 1:30pm and the film starts at 2pm. Entrance is £2.50 for members and £3.50 for non members with children free. Tea and coffee are available before the film. The film will be the 1959 comedy drama “Upstairs and Downstairs”.
A short guided tour around the old Walthamstow ‘Granada’ (excluding the main auditorium). This tour will commence in the ‘cinema’ at 11am on the 18th March 2017. Meet at the 275 bus stop outside Choice Cards on The Avenue at 10:30 or meet outside the ‘Granada’ at 11pm. More details about this exciting tour will be announced. Click here for further details.
The Highams Park Society arranges talks mainly related to the history of Highams Park. Click here for further details.
As many volunteers as possible are required to help with gardening on the station platform, clock tower garden…and Winchester Road! We meet on every second Saturday in April to October (inclusive) on the London bound platform near the station gardens at 10am and bring your own tools if you have them. As usual, tea, coffee and bacon rolls will be provided for all volunteers. Click here for further details.
On Friday the 11 November 2016 the Highams Park Society laid a wreath at the Halex Memorial in Hale End library. Charles Stringer formerly of the Royal Navy gave a talk. He lived in Alma Avenue E4 from 1934 to 1954 though now lives in Hertford. The names on the plaques were read by Carina Jarvis and the 2 minutes silence was lead by Sandeep Christain.
Membership fees are kept very low and affordable and we’d be delighted to welcome you to the society. Please see the Membership page for more details.
The Highams Park Society is sponsored and supported by Hobsons Property Sales and Lettings, 30 The Avenue, Highams Park.