Hainault Forest Website

Written, Designed and with Photographs by Brian Ecott

Hainault Forest History

Building a Charcoal Burners Hut

Early Transport in the Forest Villages

Fairlop Fair

Fairlop Oak 

Fairlop Playing Fields opening 1909 New page

Forest Boundary Stones

Forest Churches History

Forest of Essex 

Greater London Council period 1963-86

Hainault Forest Railway

Hainault Lake 100+ years of history

Hainault - where did the name originate?  

London County Council period 1906-1963 

Opening Ceremony 1906

Postcards from the Forest

Re-afforestation 1902-3

Re-afforestation 1903-5

Redbridge Grant of Arms    

Redbridge period 1986-2000

Social History