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South Woodford church hall call to rename rooms at refurbished building

PUBLISHED: 15:01 07 February 2016 | UPDATED: 15:03 07 February 2016

The grand reopening of St Mary's Church's grand reopening of its Memorial Hall in South Woodford

The grand reopening of St Mary's Church's grand reopening of its Memorial Hall in South Woodford

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A church is hoping to name rooms at its refurbished hall after some of the borough’s most notable figures.

Trustees at Woodford Parish Church Memorial Hall, High Road South Woodford, are calling on the public to pick four names from the 12 that have been shortlisted, on Saturday, February 20.

The list, decided on by the trustees, include former prime minister Clement Attlee, former rector of St Mary’s Church in South Woodford Rev Bob Birchnall, and artist Wynne Ludlow.

Chairman of trustees Rev Ian Tarrant said: “By naming the rooms in the building the trustees want to help modern Woodford value and celebrate this building, and at the same time to honour people who have served Woodford in the past.”

Voting will take place between 11am and 4pm. Postal votes will be accepted but must be received by 4pm that day.

The hall will also be holding an exhibition of the history of the hall and its notable people, with drama by young people from the area.

To see the full list of the names visit facebook.com/woodfordmemorialhall


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