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London Borough of Redbridge

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London Borough of Redbridge
Redbridge
Shown within Greater London
Geography
Status:London borough
Area:
- Total
Ranked 291st
56.41 km²
ONS code:00BC
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 42nd
245,125
4,345 / km²
Ethnicity:63.5% White
25.0% S.Asian
7.6% Afro-Carib.
Politics
Redbridge London Borough Council
http://www.redbridge.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Labour + Liberal Democrats
MPs:Harry Cohen, Mike Gapes, Lee Scott, Iain Duncan Smith
London Assembly:
- Member
Havering and Redbridge
- Roger Evans

The London Borough of Redbridge is a London borough in East London. The name comes from a bridge over the River Roding; it was made of red brick, unlike other bridges in the area made of white stone.

It includes the areas:

The Great Eastern Mainline from Liverpool Street passes through the borough east to west with stations at Ilford, Seven Kings and Goodmayes. These are all planned to be on the cross-London Crossrail route.

The London Underground Central Line also passes through the borough, with stations at Snaresbrook, South Woodford and Woodford on the Epping branch and Wanstead, Redbridge, Gants Hill, Newbury Park, Barkingside, Fairlop and Hainault on the Hainault branch, following the route of the A12 road from Wanstead to Newbury Park.

The borough was formed in 1965 by the merger of the Essex boroughs of Ilford and Wanstead and Woodford, together with part of Dagenham and part of Chigwell Urban District. Prior to that, the whole area was administratively in Essex.


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