Lea Bridge Road

Lea Bridge Road is a major through route in North East London, across the Lea Valley from Clapton to Whipps Cross in Leyton. Lea Bridge was once the name of a football stadium for Leyton Orient located along Lea Bridge Road.

London Borough of Waltham Forest
Districts
  • Bakers Arms
  • Cann Hall
  • Chingford
  • Chingford Hatch
  • Chingford Mount
  • Friday Hill
  • Highams Park
  • Leyton
  • Leytonstone
  • Upper Walthamstow
  • Walthamstow
  • Whipps Cross
Attractions
  • Brisbane Road football stadium
  • Lee Valley Riding Centre
  • Lee Valley Ice Centre
  • New Spitalfields Market
  • Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge
  • Vestry House Museum
  • Waltham Forest Theatre
  • Walthamstow Pump House Museum
  • Walthamstow Stadium
  • William Morris Gallery
Street markets
  • Walthamstow Market
Parks and open spaces
  • Larkswood Playing Fields
  • Lee Valley Park
  • WaterWorks Nature Reserve
  • Walthamstow Marshes
Constituencies
  • Chingford and Woodford Green (part)
  • Leyton and Wanstead (part)
  • Walthamstow
Tube and rail stations
  • Blackhorse Road
  • Chingford railway station
  • Highams Park railway station
  • Leyton
  • Leyton Midland Road railway station
  • Leytonstone
  • Leytonstone High Road railway station
  • St James Street railway station
  • Walthamstow Central station
  • Walthamstow Queen's Road railway station
  • Wood Street railway station
Other topics
  • People
  • Public art
  • Schools
Parks and open spaces in Waltham Forest

Coordinates: 51°33′38″N 0°03′00″W / 51.56043°N 0.04994°W / 51.56043; -0.04994


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