Earl of Essex public house, 616, Romford Road, Newham E12 - Newham

Impressive Edwardian public house by Henry Poston and WE Trent, dating from 1902, on a prominent corner site. The ground floor is empty and boarded up, with no future use identified. The upper floors are occupied. Repairs are needed, particularly to external architectural details. No appropriate scheme has been proposed since the previous Planning Permission expired.

Earl of Essex public house, 616, Romford Road, Newham E12 - Newham
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: EARL OF ESSEX PUBLIC HOUSE
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1357990
  • Local Planning Authority: Newham
  • Site Type: Commercial > Eating and drinking establishment


  • Building Name: Earl of Essex public house
  • Street Number: 616
  • Street Name: Romford Road
  • Postcode: E12
  • Locality: Newham
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Newham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: East Ham
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Part occupied/part in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Commercial company

Contact Details

Ben Hull (LPA) 020 3373 9574

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England