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WOODFORD GREEN is part of the suburb of Woodford in North East London . Within the London Borough of Redbridge with a part on the western side of the green within the London Borough of Waltham Forest (this area is known as Woodford Side) and a couple of streets on the eastern side straddling into the Epping Forest District of Essex
Essex
. Woodford Green was formerly in the administrative county of Essex
Essex
, until it was absorbed into the newly created Greater London
Greater London
in 1965 now North East London .

CONTENTS

* 1 Politics

* 2 Sports teams

* 2.1 Cricket * 2.2 Athletics

* 3 Outdoor fitness

* 4 Education

* 4.1 Primary schools * 4.2 Secondary schools * 4.3 Special
Special
needs schools

* 5 Notable people * 6 Transport and locale * 7 References

POLITICS

Woodford Green
Woodford Green
is part of the parliamentary constituency of Chingford and Woodford Green
Woodford Green
, represented by Iain Duncan Smith , leader of the Conservative Party from 2001 to 2003. He was Secretary of State for Work and Pensions from 2010 to 2016. Duncan Smith is a successor of Sir Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
, who was also MP for this area and is commemorated by a statue on Woodford Green
Woodford Green
erected in 1959.

In the 1920s and 1930s, Clement Attlee , later Labour Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951, had a residence in Woodford Green, the seat of his political adversary, Winston Churchill. A blue plaque to that effect resides on Attlee's former house in Monkhams Avenue.

Sylvia Pankhurst lived in Woodford Green
Woodford Green
from 1924 to 1956, originally in the High Road, and from 1933 in Charteris Road. In 1935, Pankhurst commissioned and dedicated a memorial in Woodford High Road to the victims of Italian aerial bombing in Ethiopia
Ethiopia
, known as the Anti-Air War Memorial .

SPORTS TEAMS

CRICKET

Woodford Green
Woodford Green
Cricket Club was founded in 1735 and is the oldest cricket club in the world that still plays on the original ground alongside the High Road. The club is still going strong with teams of all age groups with the senior teams playing in the Shepherd Neame Essex
Essex
League.

ATHLETICS

Woodford Green
Woodford Green
with Essex
Essex
Ladies is one of the leading British athletics clubs and is based at Ashton Fields. The club topped Division 1 of the British Athletics League for the first time in 2005.

OUTDOOR FITNESS

Woodford Green
Woodford Green
is surrounded by forests, lakes, country parks and open spaces. This help make Woodford Green
Woodford Green
a great place to enjoy various outdoor fitness activities. There are 10,704 running trails (as of 14/Oct/15); 5,952 cycling trails, 3,453 walking trails and 42 hiking trails.

EDUCATION

Main article: List of schools in the London Borough of Redbridge

PRIMARY SCHOOLS

* Avon House School * Churchfields Junior School * Bancroft\'s Preparatory School * Ray Lodge Primary School * St Antony's Catholic Primary School * St Aubyn\'s School * Woodford Green Preparatory School * Wells Primary School * Woodford Green
Woodford Green
Primary * St. Joseph's Convent School * Roding Primary School

SECONDARY SCHOOLS

* Bancroft\'s School , Woodford Green, (Independent) * Trinity Catholic High School * Woodbridge High School * Woodford County High School for Girls

SPECIAL NEEDS SCHOOLS

* Hatton School

NOTABLE PEOPLE

See also: Notable individuals associated with Woodford Winston Churchill was MP for Woodford , and is commemorated by a statue on Woodford Green.

* Clement Attlee , Labour Prime Minister * Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
, Prime Minister * James Hilton , author * Alfred Horsley Hinton , photographer * Stuart Kuttner , managing editor of the News of the World * Barry Lamb , experimental musician, composer * Louisa Leaman , author * Michael Norgrove , boxer * Kele Okereke , Bloc Party musician * Sylvia Pankhurst , suffragette * Tony Robinson
Tony Robinson
, actor and TV personality * Alan Thurlow , organist * Kate Williams , actress, Woodford resident during the making of the TV series Love Thy Neighbour

TRANSPORT AND LOCALE

Roads and buses

The A104 runs through Woodford Green
Woodford Green
and forms its High Street while Chigwell Road, the A113, runs along the east side with Broadmead Road connecting the two. Woodford Green
Woodford Green
is served by Woodford tube station .

Various London Buses routes also connect Woodford Green
Woodford Green
with nearby major towns:

ROUTE NUMBER ROUTE SERVING IN WOODFORD GREEN OPERATOR

20 Walthamstow
Walthamstow
Central Station to Debden Broadway via Whipps Cross , Loughton Woodford New Road, High Road (The Green) Go-Ahead London

179 Chingford
Chingford
Station to Ilford High Road via South Woodford Whitehall Road, High Road (The Green), High Road Woodford Green Stagecoach London

275 Walthamstow
Walthamstow
St James Street Station to Barkingside Tesco via Highams Park , Woodford Chingford
Chingford
Lane, Broadmead Road, Woodford Station Stagecoach London

397 South Chingford
Chingford
Sainsbury\'s to Debden Broadway via Chingford
Chingford
, Loughton Whitehall Road Arriva London

W13 Woodford Wells Horse & Well to Leytonstone
Leytonstone
Station via Wanstead
Wanstead
High Road (The Green), High Road Woodford Green CT Plus (See route N55 for a night service)

N55 NIGHT BUS Woodford Wells Horse ">

* ^ " Sylvia Pankhurst in Woodford". The Sylvia Pankhurst Festival. Retrieved 30 May 2011. * ^ Wright, Patrick (7 April 2003). "The stone bomb". Open Democracy. Retrieved 30 May 2011. * ^ Joe Curtis (31 August 2011). "WOODFORD GREEN: Rearrest of \'former News of the World managing editor\'". Epping Forest Guardian. Retrieved 2 September 2011.

* v * t * e

London Borough of Redbridge

DISTRICTS

* Aldborough Hatch * Aldersbrook * Barkingside * Chadwell Heath * Clayhall * Cranbrook * Fairlop * Fullwell Cross * Gants Hill * Goodmayes * Hainault * Ilford * Little Heath * Loxford * Newbury Park * Redbridge * Seven Kings * Snaresbrook * South Woodford * Wanstead
Wanstead
* Woodford * Woodford Bridge * Woodford Green * Woodford Wells

ATTRACTIONS

* Kenneth More Theatre * Redbridge Museum * Valentines Mansion

CONSTITUENCIES

* Chingford
Chingford
and Woodford Green
Woodford Green
(part) * Ilford North * Ilford South * Leyton and Wanstead
Wanstead
(part)

PARKS AND OPEN SPACES

* Clayhall Park * Hainault Forest Country Park * Fairlop Waters * Goodmayes Park * Roding Valley Park * Seven Kings Park * South Park, Ilford * Valentines Park * Wanstead
Wanstead
Flats * Wanstead
Wanstead
Park

TUBE AND RAIL STATIONS

* Barkingside * Chadwell Heath * Fairlop * Gants Hill * Goodmayes * Grange Hill * Hainault * Ilford * Newbury Park * Redbridge * Roding Valley * Seven Kings * Snaresbrook * South Woodford * Wanstead
Wanstead
* Woodford

HISTORY

* Wanstead
Wanstead
Manor * Wanstead
Wanstead
Hall * Wanstead
Wanstead
House

OTHER TOPICS

* Council * Grade I and II* listed buildings * People * Public art * Schools

* v * t * e

London Borough of Waltham Forest

DISTRICTS

* Bakers Arms * Cann Hall * Chingford
Chingford
* Chingford
Chingford
Green * Chingford
Chingford
Hatch * Chingford
Chingford
Mount * Friday Hill * Higham Hill * Highams Park (including Hale End ) * Lea Bridge * Leyton * Leytonstone
Leytonstone
* South Chingford
Chingford
* Temple Mills * Upper Walthamstow
Walthamstow
* Walthamstow
Walthamstow
(including Walthamstow
Walthamstow
Village ) * Whipps Cross * Woodford Green

ATTRACTIONS

* Brisbane Road football stadium * Lee Valley Riding Centre * Lee Valley Ice Centre * New Spitalfields Market * Queen Elizabeth\'s Hunting Lodge * Vestry House Museum
Vestry House Museum
* Waltham Forest Theatre * Walthamstow
Walthamstow
Pump House Museum * Walthamstow
Walthamstow
Stadium * William Morris Gallery
William Morris Gallery

STREET MARKETS

* Walthamstow
Walthamstow
Market

PARKS AND OPEN SPACES

* Larkswood Playing Fields * Lee Valley Park
Lee Valley Park
* WaterWorks Nature Reserve * Walthamstow
Walthamstow
Marshes

CONSTITUENCIES

* Chingford
Chingford
and Woodford Green
Woodford Green
(part) * Leyton and Wanstead
Wanstead
(part) * Walthamstow
Walthamstow

TUBE AND RAIL STATIONS

* Blackhorse Road * Chingford
Chingford
* Highams Park * Leyton * Leyton Midland Road * Leytonstone
Leytonstone
* Leytonstone
Leytonstone
High Road * St James Street * Walthamstow
Walthamstow
Central * Walthamstow
Walthamstow
Queen\'s Road * Wood Street

OTHER TOPICS

* Council * Grade II* listed buildings * People * Public art * Schools

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