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West Ham
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Administration
Borough:Newham
County:Greater London
Region:Greater London
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Greater London
Traditional County:Essex
Post Office and Telephone
Post town:LONDON
Postcode:E13, E15
Dialling Code:020
Politics
Parliament:West Ham
London Assembly:City & East London

West Ham is a place in the London Borough of Newham in east London. From 1888 to 1965 it was an independent county borough. West Ham is also a parliamentary constituency.

The Association Football club, West Ham United F.C. are named for the area. They play at the Boleyn Ground in nearby Upton Park.

West Ham, contains West Ham Park, a 77 acre (312,000 m²) public park, and has a London Underground station, West Ham station.

West Ham is 6.1 miles (9.8 km) east north-east of Charing Cross.

Nearest places:

Nearest tube stations:

West Ham gives its name to the Parliamentary constituency of West Ham, although the constituency extends over other areas such as Plaistow and Stratford. It is currently represented by Lyn Brown.

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