Did you know, the first four-wheeled petrol-driven automobile in Britain was built in Walthamstow by Frederick Bremer in 1892? Vestry House Museum in Walthamstow village currently is a home to this famous piece of history.
From the famous band East 17 to famous personalities like William Morris, George Monoux, England football team captain Harry Kane, Walthamstow has been a home to a diverse group of people. Here what FT wrote about what we like to call ‘The Amazing…’ town of Walthamstow. “Trendy” is how property professionals describe the new arrivals. Its location in east London makes Walthamstow a geographically convenient choice for those seeking an affordable alternative to “hip” eastern areas such as Stoke Newington, Dalston and Shoreditch. Hallmarks of gentrification — artisan coffee shops, a weekly farmers’ market and a pub with its own microbrewery — now all feature in “the Stow”, as the district is affectionately known. FT News Online.
To find out more about Walthamstow and it’s history, there is one place that you must visit www.walthamstowmemories.net