Empress Avenue 24th Nov' 2012
Ash tree growing flat sided right up against Walthamstow Stadium
Many of the drainpipes have been removed from the stadium wall
The 'cryptoforestation'* of the stadium interior I
The 'cryptoforestation' of the stadium interior II
Where the Ching is piped under the stadium and Chingford Rd towards Hoxton Manor Allotments.
The Ching swelling with the recent rains. According to Joan Morgan**
this stretch of the river bed was deepened to help prevent flooding.
Divellicated willow fallen across the river
Collapsed river bank
The River Ching meandering between Labour and Conservative
All that remains
The bridge over the River Ching near to the end of Cavendish Rd
* Cryptoforestry - http://cryptoforest.blogspot.co.uk/p/what-is-cryptoforest.html
**Joan M. Morgan, A Study of the River Ching, Walthamstow Historical Society, 1952.