A large, vibrant town and the administrative headquarters of the borough of Havering, Romford in Essex is one of the major centres that is part of the London Plan. Once a small market town, Romford has experienced rapid growth over the last century and is now one of the largest centres for commerce, leisure and retail on the outskirts of central London. Romford has a long and rich history dating back to the Middle Ages and is also an area of diverse culture. A range of attractions can be reached with ease from this town, including the Valence House Museum, Upminster Windmill, Havewring Country Park and Old McDonald’s Farm.
Romford enjoys a bustling and thriving commercial scene, with the variety of office spaces taken by a wide range of businesses. There is a central business district close to the railway station as well as plenty of other retail and commercial space elsewhere in the town. Aon and Neopost are two noteworthy businesses situated in the business district, while a many prominent retailers can be found across the town.
Entertainment And Dining Out
A variety of entertainment can be enjoyed in Romford. There are a choice of pubs in which to relax, the Romford Greyhound Stadium offers and exciting evening of dog racing, or you can catch a show at Queen’s Theatre, which is within easy reach. A choice of eateries can be found in and around the town, so you should have no problem finding cuisine to suit your tastes. For a taste of Italy in cosy surroundings head to Ciao Bella or enjoy the spicy flavours of the Indian food at Bekash Tandoori. Braza is the place to go to sample great Brazilian cuisine or a variety of global cuisines at The Fig Leaf.
Romford is well connected when it comes to public transport, with mainline rail services accessible from Romford railway station. Roads are well linked, which means that driving is a very viable option in the area, although if you prefer not to drive you can utilise the many taxi and bus services that serve the area, including a number of night buses.