About Romford

About Romford

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Romford is the fourth largest retail centre in London




Romford is one of the top 15 retail centres in the South East




Romford is the largest centre in the Thames Gateway and ideally situated to serve new populations




Romford's current catchment area extends from Central London to the Essex coast




Romford attracts over 25 million visitors each year




Romford is 15 to 25 minutes away from Liverpool Street by train and is planned to be served by Crossrail and East London Transit in the future




Romford Station serves 5.65 million passengers per year



Romford is served by more than 30 bus routes which provide access to Havering, Redbridge, Barking and Dagenham and Essex




Romford is Havering's primary office centre and one of London's few established suburban office centres. 40% of people working in the town centre work in the office sector




Romford is increasingly becoming a place to live and is planned to provide a substantial proportion of the borough's new homes by 2020




Romford attracts around 15,000 people on weekend nights to its evening economy and facilities




Romford has East London's largest and longest established market



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