The venue was built in the 1980s and at the time of opening in 1987 was equipped with a full range of facilities, including a cafe and arcade games. It was the home of the Romford Raiders ice hockey team.
In addition to ice hockey, the arena had resident professional figure skating coaches.
It is an Essex market town better known for its nightclubs than its tycoons, but a study has awarded Romford the unlikely title of the UK’s most prosperous business area.
Thanks for all those moments together.” Passerby Jodie Freeman, 22, administered CPR after seeing Mr Eisa slumped on the floor next to a car.
Most of that development did not, however, take place, and there has been little building on the estate since 1934. S., station was built in South Street, opposite and linked with the G. As a market town on the main London Road Romford had many inns. 1765), both writers, were successively curates of Romford.
In promoting the competition Gidea Park Ltd., though stressing architectural innovation, had abandoned the garden suburb idea, and their original town planning designs, referring always to the Gidea Park Estate, and proposing ribbon development along Eastern Avenue. There are a few other cottages of that period in Noak Hill Road, Noak Hill. 1818), landscape artist, lived at Hare Street, in a house at the corner of Balgores Lane which was long known as Repton Cottage.
Rate Books covering the period 1839 to 1968 (incomplete) are a useful tool for local and family historians.
Whilst the majority of volumes relate to the Romford district, there are twentieth century volumes for Hornchurch, Rainham, Cranham and Upminster.