This photo is of Lonsdale Drive Rainham looking towards cherry orchards (hence the name of Cherry Tree Road nearby) and showing the same scene after building. You can see the same tree on the horizon to get an idea of perspective and position.

View over Lonsdale Drive before building started

Lonsdale Drive under construction 1976

Herbert Road Rainham Old Photos - photo of Coronation Party 1952

This old photo of Thames Avenue Rainham was taken on VE Day in 1945

This is a photo of the Brown Street VE (Victory in Europe) Day Party from May 1945

photo of the Brown Street Coronation Day Party from 1952