London’s Lea Valley: Home of Britain’s Growing Food and Drink Industry


The Lea Valley has a long tradition of food manufacturing, while in recent years it has seen a marked increase in the manufacture, development and distribution of food and drink products within the region.

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Thirty-two essays split into three sections covering the connections between food and drink manufacturing and London’s Lea Valley. Section 1 contains 7 essays about food manufacturing that has disappeared; section 2 has 11 essays about historic manufacturing still with us today, while section 3 contains 14 essays about relatively recent newcomers to the Lea Valley.

Generously illustrated and with a wealth of facts and stories.

ISBN 978-1-912969-07-4. Published 2019 by Redshank Books. 144 pages, 297mmx210mm, soft cover.