This is a list of the districts of the London Borough of Havering in London, England.


All these areas became part of the borough when it was created on 1 April 1965. It is indicated where a district formed an earlier independent unit of local administration. As the planning authorities, Havering London Borough Council classify seven locations as town centres. The Greater London Authority identifies Romford to be a metropolitan centre and the remaining town centres as district centres.

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District Post town Postcode
Coordinates OS grid ref Earlier local government? Classification
Ardleigh Green HORNCHURCH RM 51°34′59″N 0°12′50″E / 51.583°N 0.214°E / 51.583; 0.214 (Ardleigh Green) TQ535895
Chase Cross ROMFORD RM 51°36′40″N 0°10′19″E / 51.611°N 0.172°E / 51.611; 0.172 (Chase Cross) TQ505925
Coldharbour RAINHAM RM 51°29′28″N 0°11′17″E / 51.491°N 0.188°E / 51.491; 0.188 (Coldharbour) TQ525785
Collier Row ROMFORD RM 51°35′35″N 0°10′19″E / 51.593°N 0.172°E / 51.593; 0.172 (Collier Row) TQ505905 district centre; town centre
Cranham UPMINSTER RM 51°33′50″N 0°16′16″E / 51.564°N 0.271°E / 51.564; 0.271 (Cranham) TQ575875 checkY parish council until 1934
Elm Park HORNCHURCH RM 51°32′53″N 0°11′53″E / 51.548°N 0.198°E / 51.548; 0.198 (Elm Park) TQ525855 district centre; town centre
Emerson Park HORNCHURCH RM 51°34′26″N 0°13′41″E / 51.574°N 0.228°E / 51.574; 0.228 (Emerson Park) TQ545885
Frog Island RAINHAM RM 51°30′11″N 0°10′52″E / 51.503°N 0.181°E / 51.503; 0.181 (Frog Island) TQ515805
Gidea Park ROMFORD RM 51°35′35″N 0°12′00″E / 51.593°N 0.200°E / 51.593; 0.200 (Gidea Park) TQ525905
Hacton UPMINSTER RM 51°32′17″N 0°13′37″E / 51.538°N 0.227°E / 51.538; 0.227 (Hacton) TQ545845
Harold Hill ROMFORD RM 51°36′36″N 0°13′48″E / 51.610°N 0.230°E / 51.610; 0.230 (Harold Hill) TQ545925 district centre; town centre
Harold Park ROMFORD RM 51°36′00″N 0°14′35″E / 51.600°N 0.243°E / 51.600; 0.243 (Harold Park) TQ555915
Harold Wood ROMFORD RM 51°35′31″N 0°13′44″E / 51.592°N 0.229°E / 51.592; 0.229 (Harold Wood) TQ545905
Havering-atte-Bower ROMFORD RM 51°37′12″N 0°11′13″E / 51.620°N 0.187°E / 51.620; 0.187 (Havering-atte-Bower) TQ515935 checkY parish council until 1934
Heath Park ROMFORD RM 51°34′30″N 0°12′00″E / 51.575°N 0.200°E / 51.575; 0.200 (Heath Park) TQ525885
Hornchurch HORNCHURCH RM 51°33′22″N 0°12′47″E / 51.556°N 0.213°E / 51.556; 0.213 (Hornchurch) TQ535865 checkY urban district council until 1965 district centre; town centre
Noak Hill ROMFORD RM 51°37′08″N 0°13′52″E / 51.619°N 0.231°E / 51.619; 0.231 (Noak Hill) TQ545935 checkY parish council until 1934
North Ockendon UPMINSTER RM 51°32′46″N 0°17′56″E / 51.546°N 0.299°E / 51.546; 0.299 (North Ockendon) TQ595855 checkY parish council until 1934
Rainham RAINHAM RM 51°31′16″N 0°11′49″E / 51.521°N 0.197°E / 51.521; 0.197 (Rainham) TQ525825 checkY parish council until 1934 district centre; town centre
Rise Park ROMFORD RM 51°35′49″N 0°11′06″E / 51.597°N 0.185°E / 51.597; 0.185 (Rise Park) TQ513909
Romford ROMFORD RM 51°34′37″N 0°10′41″E / 51.577°N 0.178°E / 51.577; 0.178 (Romford) TQ510887 checkY borough council until 1965 metropolitan centre; town centre
Rush Green ROMFORD RM 51°34′01″N 0°10′08″E / 51.567°N 0.169°E / 51.567; 0.169 (Rush Green) TQ505875
South Hornchurch RAINHAM RM 51°31′55″N 0°11′02″E / 51.532°N 0.184°E / 51.532; 0.184 (South Hornchurch) TQ516837
Upminster UPMINSTER RM 51°33′22″N 0°14′56″E / 51.556°N 0.249°E / 51.556; 0.249 (Upminster) TQ560865 checkY parish council until 1934 district centre; town centre
Wennington RAINHAM RM 51°30′07″N 0°13′30″E / 51.502°N 0.225°E / 51.502; 0.225 (Wennington) TQ545805 checkY parish council until 1934

Wards and area committees

Havering within Greater London
Havering within Greater London

Within London, population figures are not collected for localities, instead they are enumerated for political wards.

Ward Area committee Population (2011)[1] Parliamentary constituency
Brooklands Romford 14,957 Romford
Cranham Upminster 12,528 Hornchurch and Upminster
Elm Park Elm Park and Hylands 12,466 Dagenham and Rainham
Emerson Park Emerson Park and Harold Wood 11,977 Hornchurch and Upminster
Gooshays Harold Hill 14,692 Hornchurch and Upminster
Hacton Hornchurch 12,262 Hornchurch and Upminster
Harold Wood Emerson Park and Harold Wood 12,650 Hornchurch and Upminster
Havering Park North Romford 13,000 Romford
Heaton Harold Hill 12,570 Hornchurch and Upminster
Hylands Elm Park and Hylands 12,952 Romford
Mawneys North Romford 12,915 Romford
Pettits Gidea Park 12,955 Romford
Rainham and Wennington South Hornchurch and Rainham 12,482 Dagenham and Rainham
Romford Town Romford 15,921 Romford
St Andrew's Hornchurch 13,334 Hornchurch and Upminster
South Hornchurch South Hornchurch and Rainham 13,544 Dagenham and Rainham
Squirrel's Heath Gidea Park 13,194 Romford
Upminster Upminster 12,833 Hornchurch and Upminster


  1. ^ Census Information Scheme (2012). "2011 Census Ward Population Estimates". Greater London Authority. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  • Mills, D. (2000). Oxford Dictionary of London Place Names. Oxford.
  • Royal Mail (2004). Address Management Guide (4 ed.). Royal Mail Group.