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You better watch out for Santa… on his milk float

santafloat©Geoff Wilkinson

Wanstead will welcome Santa early this month as he embarks on a pre-Christmas tour of local streets on 20 December from 4.30pm.

“You can’t beat seeing how much children enjoy seeing Santa. It’s a fun community event that injects a bit of extra magic into Christmas. Please have some change ready for the elves’ charity collection buckets,” said organiser Amy Moore.

In what is now an annual Wanstead tradition, Santa will pass through the streets aboard Elf Steve Hayden’s Parker Dairies milk float.

The route is as follows:

4.30PM-5:00PM
Gordon Road, Cambridge Park Road, Dangan Road,Addison Road, Spratt Hall Road

5:00PM-5.30PM
Wanstead Place, Wanstead High Street, The Avenue,Gloucester Road, Buckingham Road, Hereford Road,Leicester Road

5.30PM-6:00PM
Warwick Road, Rutland Road, Grosvenor Road,Nightingale Lane, Rodney Road

6:00PM-6:30PM
Elmcroft Road, Deynecourt, Eaton Rise, LorneGardens, Cowley Road, Wellesley Road, HalsteadRoad

6:30PM-7:00PM
Nelson Road, Wellington Road, Wanstead HighStreet, Herman Hill, Alexandra Road