‘Lost Leyton” – Photos of East London in the Early 1960s

A fascinating snapshot of the Bakers' Arms area of Leyton in the early 1960s.

Leyton East London early 1960s

Bakers Arms Junction

Several years ago Lawrence, known as Torfaen Corvine on Flickr, bought a slide box in a local charity shop. It contained slides mostly of Leyton, a district in East London, taken probably in 1963. The streets have no litter to speak of and almost car free.

Leyton East London early 1960s

Bakers Arms Junction

Leyton East London early 1960s

Bakers Arms Junction

Leyton East London early 1960s

Bakers Arms Junction

Leyton East London early 1960s

Baker’s Arms junction

The Green

Leyton East London early 1960s

Slade Tower, Leyton

Leyton East London early 1960s

High Road/Canterbury Road

Leyton East London early 1960s

High Road

Farmer Road

Grange Estate

Midland Road

Master Bakers Almshouses