Loughton High Street looking towards Buckhurst Hill.

On the far left is the Loughton cinema showing a western from 1948 staring Dick Powell and Jane Greer.

The town’s third post office (built c1931) can be seen in the middle distance.

Epping Forest Guardian: How the high street looks todayHow the high street looks today (Image: Gary Stone)

It is now called ‘The Last Post’ and part of a famous pub chain that is earmarked to close soon.

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