The Friends of Wanstead Parklands

Category: History


Wanstead Park – a Chronicle

Rarely can the detailed history of one place be chronicled over so many centuries as that of Wanstead Park. This outline of a fascinating story was originally the work of Alan Cornish M.Sc., former Chairman of the Friends of Wanstead…

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Bringing Wanstead House Back to Life

Press report by Paul Donovan The connection between George Washington, a fireplace and Wanstead Park may not be immediately obvious but the link makes up one of the most intriguing parts of the fascinating history of the area. The link…

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Kings of the Forest

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Wanstead’s Grotto

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The Great Gardens of Wanstead Park

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Picnic on Wanstead Flats

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City of London Cemetery

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A report on the lake system of Wanstead Park

THE LAKE SYSTEM OF WANSTEAD PARK & THE MYSTERY OF THE HERONRY POND James Berry B Sc (Geog) Alan Cornish M Sc (Tpt) In this report, originally published in March 1978, the authors explain discuss the history of the lake…

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