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Tel code: 01708 | code search
Postcode: RM1 | code search
Population: 70000
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Frank Lampard Tony Adams Richard Madeley Francis Quarles Jamie Cullum Tony Parsons
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Choosing Day, Brightlingsea
Kichel throwing in Harwich
Mad Maldon Mud Race
Opening the Oyster Fishery
Plough Monday
The Dunmow Flitch

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Romford Market
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Romford is a large suburban town in East London, and the principal town of the London Borough of Havering. Romford has been a market town since 1247, and it holds the exclusive right to hold markets over an area of "six and two thirds miles" centred on Romford, settled in mediŠval times when King Henry III granted the town a Market Charter for livestock. Today the market continues to thrive and is considered to be one of the largest and best street markets in the South East. Romford Market is open on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, offering 300 stalls on over 600 pitches. Romford shopping centre grew up around the original marketplace, on the line of the old Roman road from London to Colchester. The Liberty Shopping Centre has recently been expanded and modernised by the Romford revival programme. The centre now has two shopping centres, The Liberty and Liberty 2, which together provide 135 retail units, including many of the big High Street names. The town has always been associated with a ford over a small stream which flows through it, now known as the River Rom. Romford Brewery started in South Street at the end of the 18th century and while the brewery itself closed in 1993, remains of the building can still be seen on the High Street. Famous residents include Colonel Blood, who plotted to steal the crown jewels, and once ran an apothecary's shop in Romford Market. Romford is home to the Romford Raiders ice hockey team, and there is greyhound racing at Romford Greyhound Stadium. Famed for its vibrant atmosphere, this 4,300 capacity venue is the ideal place to have a night out and has 3 great restaurants. Romford is home to UK champion marching band, The Royal British Legion Band & Corps of Drums Romford Essex Tourism - 0871 716 2199 Calls cost less than 10p per minute


Bedfords Accounting Ltd
Hallscroft Finance Ltd


BBC Essex Garden
Millennium Centre


Premier Inn Romford Central *book online*
Premier Inn Romford West *book online*
Travelodge Romford Central *book online*


Lambourne End Camping Site
Woodland Camp Site

Care Home



Ster Century Cinemas


Dance - Steps Ahead Dance School
Salsa Dance Lessons
Yoga - The Yoga Workshop


Opium Lounge
Pacific Edge


Havering London Borough


Annalee Dental Practice
Dandekar & Dandekar Dental Surgery

Fourways Dental Practice


Abridge Surgery
Annie Prendergast Health Centre
Chase Cross Medical Centre
Grove Surgery
The New Medical Centre

Farmers Market

Romford Farmers Market

Golf Club

Maylands Golf Club & Country Park
Risebridge Golf Centre
Romford Golf Club

Health and Fitness Club

Esporta Health Club
Fitness First Romford
YMCA Romford


Bonzer Car Boot
Brier Estate Car Boot
Romford Farmers Market
Romford Market
Romford Shopping Hall


Blue Orchid

Ipaparazzi @ The Coach House Hotel
Moon House
Taste Of Cyprus


Alomo Solicitors
Block Associates Ltd
Charles Whiting
F.Barnes & Son
Fowkes & Son
Kenneth Elliott & Rowe Solicitors
McCorry Connolly Solicitors


Camelot Cars
Coach Hire Romford


Central Library Havering
The Brookside Theatre


Goddard Veterinary Group

Sports Clubs

Alma Amateur Boxing Club (Boxing)
Ardleigh Green CC (Cricket)
Chadwell Heath CC (Cricket)
Ford Judo Club (Martial Arts)

Gidea Park & Romford CC (Cricket)
Havering Atte Bower CC (Cricket)
Havering Mayesbrook AC (Athletics)
Havering TC (Tennis)
Noak Hill Taverners CC (Cricket)
Romford & Hornchurch Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Romford (2002) (Amateur Football)


Liberty Flowers
Elmstead Nurseries
Pets At Home Ltd
Paradise Pet Centre & Reptile World
High and Mighty
Rise Park Pharmacy
William Muskett

J D Sports
Carphone Warehouse
Chelmer Fine Art
The Entertainer
H Samuel
Ernest Jones
Rowlands Pharmacy
Sussex Stationers
Hawkins & Sons Butchers
A M Fletcher Opticians
Romford Shopping Hall


The City Pavilion(Bowling)

Places to Stay near Romford

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Premier Inn Romford Central (0.24 miles)

Premier Inn Romford Central
Conveniently located just a few minutes walk from Romford train station with direct links to London. Local attractions include Queens theatre, an Ice Rink, Liberty shopping centre and The Brewery. For shops and local amenities ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Romford Central (0.41 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Gidea Park Hotel (1.09 miles)

Gidea Park Hotel
Gidea Park Hotel is a Three star hotel, Built in 1880, owned originally by Sir Henry Raphael. All rooms are all en-suite, executive rooms have freeview televisions, direct-dial telephone and tea / coffee-making facilities. Discounts ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Romford West (1.85 miles)

Premier Inn Romford West
An ideal location for the airport, this Premier Inn is just 6.5 miles from London City Airport. For shops and local amenities Romford town centre is only 2 miles away. Conveniently positioned for both Chadwell ... More | visit website
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Devonshire Hotel (1.96 miles)

Devonshire Hotel
Devonshire Hotel is a family run boutique hotel which combines modern, stylish accommodation with a friendly, intimate service, delicious breakfast and freshly prepared home-made snacks. We also offer free wi-fi and secure parking. Located in ... More | visit website
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Innkeeper's Lodge, Hornchurch (2.05 miles)

Found in county of Essex, Hornchurch began life as a village. The village steadily grew and in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, Hornchurch was a quiet residential area for the well-off, being close enough ... More | visit website
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Express by Holiday Inn London - Newbury Park (4.24 miles)

Express by Holiday Inn London - Newbury Park
Whether you are on business or pleasure our landmark hotel offers both comfort and value so you can relax and recharge.

On doorstep of Stratford Olympic site
High speed internet in all guest rooms
Lounge area for informal ... More | visit website
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Holiday Inn Brentwood M25, Junction 28 (4.37 miles)

Holiday Inn Brentwood M25, Junction 28

Our location offers the best of both worlds; a peaceful, countryside location on the outskirts of Brentwood, yet convenient for the M25 via junction 28 and the A12 leading into the heart of London. Plenty ... More | visit website

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De Rougemont Manor Hotel (4.73 miles)

De Rougemont Manor Hotel

De Rougemont Manor is a family managed privately owned hotel in Brentwood, Essex which has recently undergone a ú4.5 million refurbishment, this has assisted the hotel in achieving its 4 star rating.

During weekdays the hotel ... More | visit website

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Travelodge London Barking (4.80 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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