Old photographs of Victoria Road and The Battis, Romford, sought for exhibition

A new photographic exhibition will feature historical pictures of Romford.

Architects Studio Weave are asking local residents to submit old photos of Victoria Road or The Battis footpath for its new exhibition at One Station Parade, Victoria Road.

The company is seeking pictures from before the war to the present day.

It will scan and print large-scale versions of some of the best.

The firm has recently moved into the road and will be working on improvements to the area.

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The premises will also have several artists-in-residence whose work the public can view.

Esme Fieldhouse, from Studio Weave, said: “We want to get people involved with the company and make people feel part of the changes we’ll make. We are reaching out in the area and thinking about designs at the moment.”

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The exhibition will open with a special event on Thursday, October 25 and run until Christmas.

If you would like to contribute any pictures, you can bring them to the shop on Tuesday, October 16 to be scanned while you wait for them to be returned.

Or email your pictures to onestationparade@studioweave.com, or call 020 8510 3665.

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