OLD PHOTOS OF GANTS HILL

Gants Hill Roundabout looking east, c1948, Lunn Poly Travel Agents is visible on the right, and the shops to the left of Lloyds Bank have yet to be developed

A photographic gallery of Gants Hill past and present

 

A unique photographic history of Gants Hill captured on film.

Many of these photos are from the personal collection of Vincent Goode, a keen photographer and local historian of the area and owner of Speedprint in Gants Hill.

If you have any old photos of Gants Hill please contact us
and we will add them to this page for all to enjoy, please email info@gantshill.f9.co.uk

With the invaluable help from local historian Mathew Saye we have recently uncovered many previously unseen historical photos of Gants Hill which, as we don’t have copyright clearance for yet, can be viewed at Speedprint in Gants Hill. There are some great shots in the collection. Please message us if you would like to pop in – Speedprint, 432 Cranbrook Road, Gants Hill, Essex IG2 6LL

Gants Hill Roundabout c1928 taken before work began on the Underground Station

Gants Hill Roundabout looking east towards Eastern Avenue c1931. Taken before the Odeon (originally the Savoy) was built. Photograph copyright Collection of London Transport Museum

Gants Hill Roundabout c1937 Excavation work has just begun on the Underground Station

Cranbrook Road looking south towards Ilford c1950

Gants Hill Roundabout c1940

Cranbrook Road/Eastern Avenue c1950

Very rare interior photo of Lloyds Bank Gants Hill c1950

Eastern Avenue looking east, Gants Hill c1950

Very rare exterior photo of Lloyds Bank Gants Hill c1950

A busy Gants Hill roundabout c 1950

Woodford Avenue 1974 Shops visible are Littlestones, Shelleys Grill, Seafresh, Gold’s Chemist and Return of the Pink Panther is playing at the Odeon. Photograph copyright Vincent Goodman

Woodford Avenue, Gants Hill looking west 1953. Photograph copyright Collection of London Transport Museum

Eastern Avenue, Gants Hill, looking West 1956. Photograph copyright Collection of London Transport Museum

Cranbrook Road North, Gants Hill 1978. Note the houses have not yet been developed at the rear of the recreation ground.  Photograph copyright Vincent Goodman

Very rare aerial photo of Gants Hill c1982 The original photo is on public display at Speedprint 432 Cranbrook Road, Gants Hill

Very rare aerial photo of Gants Hill c1982 The original photo is on public display at Speedprint 432 Cranbrook Road, Gants Hill

Cranbrook Road Gants Hill looking north 1984.  Photograph copyright Vincent Goodman

Cranbrook Road/Eastern Avenue Gants Hill, 1984.  Photograph copyright Vincent Goodman

Gants Hill Roundabout 1984.  Photograph copyright Vincent Goodman

Gants Hill Roundabout 1984.  Photograph copyright Vincent Goodman

Gants Hill Roundabout 1984.  Photograph copyright Vincent Goodman

Gants Hill Roundabout 1982.  Photograph copyright Vincent Goodman

Cranbrook Road, Gants Hill looking north towards Barkingside 1982.  Photograph copyright Vincent Goodman

Cranbrook Road, Gants Hill looking north towards Barkingside 1982l.  Photograph copyright Vincent Goodman

Gants Hill Eastern Avenue mid 1960s, construction of Thames House, which became City Gate House, Picture copyright Peter Rouse

Cranbrook Road/Victoria Road, c1955, Picture copyright Peter Rouse

Woodford Avenue, Gants Hill 1960s, Grodzinski Deli can be seen on left, Picture copyright Peter Rouse

Eastern Avenue, Gants Hill 1960s, Picture copyright Peter Rouse

Woodford Avenue, Gants Hill c1950 Copyright The Francis Frith Collection www.francisfrith.com

Eastern Avenue, Gants Hill c1965 Copyright The Francis Frith Collection www.francisfrith.com

Woodford Avenue, Gants Hill c1965 Copyright The Francis Frith Collection www.francisfrith.com

Gants Hill Roundabout looking East c1965 Copyright The Francis Frith Collection www.francisfrith.com

Cranbrook Road South, Gants Hill c1965 Copyright The Francis Frith Collection www.francisfrith.com

Eastern Avenue Westbound c1948, Picture copyright Redbridge Library

Woodford Avenue c1948, Picture copyright Redbridge Library

Gants Hill Roundabout c1948, Picture copyright Redbridge Library

Cranbrook Road North c1948, Picture copyright Redbridge Library

Cranbrook Road South 1979, picture copyright Trotskee Travel

Cranbrook Road South c1948, Picture copyright Redbridge Library

Gants Hill Roundabout c1950

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