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Becontree

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Becontree
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Administration
Borough:Barking & Dagenham
County:Greater London
Region:Greater London
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Greater London
Traditional County:Essex
Post Office and Telephone
Post town:DAGENHAM
Postcode:RM9
Dialling Code:020
Politics
Parliament:Barking
London Assembly:City & East London

Becontree is a place in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in East London. Becontree is 11.4 miles (18.3 km) east north-east of Charing Cross.

The area was developed as a large council estate of 27,000 homes between 1921 and 1932 by the London County Council intended as "homes for heroes" after the World War I. It remains the largest in the world.

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