Attractions, Places

Leyton

Leyton High Road

Leyton, London, UK

Leyton was recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086 as having a population of 43. Today, it is over 14,000.

It is the home to Leyton Orient FC, who play in the National League, and the Brisbane Road stadium. It also holds Leyton Cricket Ground, and the wooden pavilion building stands as a Grade II listed building.

The 2012 London Olympics has encouraged investment in Leyton: the Olympics authority and the Working Neighbourhoods fund regenerated the facades of 41 shops on the High Road. They renovated traditional features to create an eye-catching parade of shops, designed to attract locals and tourists alike.

The Coronation Gardens on Buckingham Road opened in 1903, on the crowning of King Edward VII. The park became a popular venue for events and concerts, and has undergone restoration works in c.2000. It remains a popular site for community events throughout the year – including Leyton Carnival and Coronation Gardens Festival.

Leyton

Leyton, London, UK

Leyton was recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086 as having a population of 43. Today, it is over 14,000. It is the home to Leyton Orient FC, who play in the National League, and the Brisbane Road stadium. It also holds Leyton Cricket Ground, and the wooden pavilion building stands as a Grade II […]

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