Walthamstow Historical Society

Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign

Beating and Bicycling the Bounds
around the former Borough of Walthamstow

2.30pm on Saturday 6th June 2015

(approx distance:  Northern Route: 15.5km, 9½ miles;  Southern Route 9km, 5½ miles)

Gather from 2.00-2.15pm

by the Borough of Waltham Forest boundary sign
at Eagle Pond, Snaresbrook Road, E.11.

for the FORMAL OPENING CEREMONY at 2.30pm
to Start the Beating the Bounds Community Procession

There will be a short ceremony at The Old Birch Well on Leyton Flats before walking or cycling
part or all of either the Northern or Southern Boundary of the former Borough of Walthamstow.

This is an event marking
100 years of the
Walthamstow Historical Society and
the
Half-Centenary of the Borough of Waltham Forest !
1. Cycle Ride around Northern Boundary via Gilbert’s Slade – led by Nic Fripp of WFCC

2.Walk along Northern Boundary to Woodford Green – led by John Churchill of CLOG

3. Cycle Ride around Southern Boundary – led by Katy Andrews of W’stow Hist. Society

4. Walk along Southern Boundary to the “Hare & Hounds” PH, Lea Bridge Road, E10
led by David Boote of the Leyton & Leytonstone Historical Society

Both halves of this ‘perambulation’ will conclude by meeting up at
the traditional end point of the ‘Ferry Boat Inn‘, Forest Road N17
(on the Walthamstow/Tottenham border), arriving late afternoon.

Walkers will be advised about public transport to reach the Inn (bus 230).

NOTE for the Northern route you will need to be fit and healthy (no heart/lung problems), and if cycling your bike must be suitable for difficult off-road terrainover-12s only, please!

Further Information:  email: katya@kay-oss.com;  tel/txt: 0790 415 9398

Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign: http://www.wfcycling.org.uk

Walthamstow Historical Society: http://www.walthamstowhistoricalsociety.org.uk

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