travelo.club - Guide to the city of Romford

Romford

More details

Romford is a large town in London and the administrative centre of the London Borough of Havering. It is located 14.1 miles (22.7 km) northeast of Charing Cross and is one of the major metropolitan centres identified in the London Plan. Historically Romford was a market town in the county of Essex and formed the administrative centre of the liberty of Havering, until it was dissolved in 1892. Good road links to London and the opening of the railway station in 1839 were key to the development of the town and the economic history of Romford is underpinned by a shift from agriculture to light industry and then to retail and commerce. As part of the suburban growth of London in the 20th century, Romford significantly expanded and increased in population, becoming a municipal borough in 1937 and has formed part of Greater London since 1965 when the area was transferred from Essex. It now forms one of the largest commercial, retail, entertainment and leisure districts in London and has a ...

developed night-time economy.

Source: wikipedia

Accommodation options

Nearby upcoming and completed trips

Isle of Man 2019

Pavol Švantner, joso83
4.5.2019 - 8.5.2019

London 2019

Pavol Švantner, joso83, lukias24, Skaja
18.2.2019 - 20.2.2019
6.11.2017 - 24.11.2017

From London to Barcelona

Denisa Oravcová, unregistered
6.9.2017 - 10.9.2017
31.3.2017 - 31.3.2017

Latest photos

Steven Seagull
Steven Seagull
Author: Pavol Švantner
27.12.2016 11:27

Travelers who were here

Comments

Send

Romford

CountyLondon
Weather
Local time