High Beech Road, Loughton c1905 showing the Forest Hall mission church.

The structure was imported as a ‘flat pack’ from Scandinavia in 1899 long before Ikea came to prominence.

The building was clad in bricks in 1952 and still exists today as an Evangelical church.

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The shop on the right was demolished in the 1970s to make way for a car park.

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