Newspaper cuttings about the 1953 floods
These are some old newspaper cuttings telling us about the 1953 floods which happened in
These people were local tenants and were taken to the Chadwell relief centre,where they were given hot meals and blankets to comfort them in their ordeal after their homes were flooded, They had to wait for the flood to subside before they went home.
Local shops were also affected.
Newspaper advertiments were taken out to keep in touch with their customers and let them know what was going on.