Town of Romford, Essex
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Romford is a suburban town in Greater London, England and the principal settlement of the London Borough of Havering. It is located 23 km. (14 miles) north east of Charing Cross in London. Romford was in the county of Essex before the creation of Greater London in 1965.
Romford has been a market town since 1247, and it holds the exclusive right to hold markets over an area of radius "six and two thirds miles" centred on Romford, a right granted in medieval times. Romford railway station is on the Great Eastern Main Railway Line with services to London's Liverpool Street Station in the City of London. The A12 road passes to the north of Romford while the A118 from Stratford connects with it at Gallows Corner and the start of the A127.
Official Town of Romford, Essex website: www.havering.gov.uk