Disk trail to heritage

March 10, 1995

(Photograph) - The Coppermills tower in Walthamstow (right) and MK Electric's factory in the art deco style of the 1930s (far right) are among the unsuspected treasures of North London's Lea Valley. Middlesex University student Brian Budd photographed them for the Lea Valley Industrial Heritage Multimedia Archive which he is compiling for his PhD project. Roman pottery has been found in the Lea Valley, and in quite recent times boats traded as far upstream as Ware.

Mr Budd hopes to increase awareness of the area's heritage, and encourage informed decisions on future development, by making the archive available on computer screens in public libraries and shopping centres.

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