Highams Residents’ Association was founded in 1955 to protect The Highams Estate.

2024 Annual Tea Party

Sunday 7 July, from 1-3pm
Humphry’s Café courtyard, The Highams Park

Join us for traditional family games plus free hot drinks, sandwiches and cake. All Highams Estate residents and their families are welcome. RSVP on our Facebook page

The Highams Estate

The Highams Estate is located around The Highams Park in North East London.
The Highams Estate is an Area of Special Character, covered by an Article 4 directive issued by the London Borough of Waltham Forest to protect its distinctive architecture.

History

The Highams Estate was built within the former grounds of "Highams", a house built for the Lord of the Manor of Higham Bensted in 1768.

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Development

Most of The Highams Estate was built during the 1930s. Plans were drawn up for a much larger development, but economic and geopolitical events meant that The Estate ended up smaller, and took longer to complete.

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Architecture

The quality and distinctive design of the architecture used contributes significantly to the character of The Highams Estate. This was recognised by Waltham Forest Council when it was granted Area of Special Character status in 1988.

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Photo of 19 Crealock Grove, AKA Pepperpots, on the Highams Estate

About Highams Residents' Association

Formed in 1955, Highams Residents' Association was created to prevent indiscriminate development of The Estate and preserve its character for future generations of residents.

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