River Lee, The Lea Navigation, the Aqueduct and Pymmes Brook all flow
Post to the north Angel Road industry
Post to the east Banbury Reservoir
Post to the south Lockwood Reservoir
Oxygen. In 1901 Aerators Ltd., - later Sparklets - built a new factory at Angel
Road, where anew factory was built. After the war it sold most of the site to
the British Oxygen Co. who extended the premises. The works is known as the BOC Process Plant - up to 1992 it was Cyroplants, and it was an engineering works. They made Vacuum Insulated Tanks. The large buildings which they use were bought from the Scott Lithgow Shipyard on the Clyde in the 1980s.
Works. The works was built in 1897 by T. Glover Co., gas meters makers
and R. and A. Main, who made gas stoves.
The two companies amalgamated in 1956 and became part of Thorn
Electrical Industries. Another factory was built on the site in 1951 for Main
Enamel Manufacturing Co. Closed in 1983
Cut - 5 miles from Tottenham Hale to Ponders End. Built by Thomas Yeoman in 1770
footpath to Wild Marsh marks the site of a Ferry across the Lea. In 1687 it was called Boultons or Games. The
Ferry House was on the West Bank and was rebuilt in 1836. In 1870 it was bought
up by the East London Waterworks and closed as part of the works on the Banbury
bridge, Carries a right of way over the Navigation. It also marks the boundary between
Haringey, Waltham Forest and Enfield London Boroughs. The bridge was closed in
2005 and a new bridge installed to the south.
Built by Tottenham and Edmonton Gas
Works, who had powers to expand on this site from 1882
Marsh Electricity Transformer Station, dates from 1966
Wharf. Site of timber yard of L. Hall Ltd.,
timber importers and saw-millers. Opened here in 1928
Edmonton Depot. This was previously a timber yard.
Marsh East and Wild Marsh west are either side of the Lea. In the late 19th
the river was diverted across Wild Marsh East in order to allow for reservoir building.
After the Second World War the area was used for landfill and gravel extraction.
Victoria County History Chingford
Pevsner and Cherry London North
London Water Supply 1903-1953. Metropolitan Water Board
Lewis. London's Lea Valley More Secrets Revealed
Enfield Archaeology Society, Industrial Archaeology of Enfield
Lea and Stort Navigation web site