Situated in Northeast London, Romford is a large town and forms one of the major suburban areas of the capital city.it gets its name from the River Rom which flows through the city. Traditionally, it has been a market town since as far back as 1247 and it has moved from strength to strength through the years and is now a thriving suburban town with over 36,000 people living and even more working in the area. The main industries in the area are commercial; retail makes up a large part of the economic activity in Romford itself. Many inhabitants work in the city which is only a short train ride away.
The busy street market in Romford is one of the largest in the South East of England and one of the very best according to many visitors. If you choose to visit the street market during the week, you should expect around 300 stalls! This is a popular hive of social activity for local people as well as a great place to buy everything and anything you might need. Not only is the market a competitive place for the eager shopper, the town centre itself attracts many more shoppers. Shopping areas have been modernised and expanded creating a range of opportunities for big high street names and independent retailers alike. There are two large shopping centres, the Liberty and the Liberty 2.
Some of the most popular attractions in and around Romford include Romford Dog Stadium where visitors can enjoy a meal, a few drinks and a little bet or two (or three…). This draws people from all over London for the excitement of the races. Another popular area is Hornchurch where arts spaces and theatres form the cultural centre of the town. Pubs and clubs make for a vibrant nightlife and there are plenty of bars, restaurants and other activities to keep the crowds busy and entertained. There is a large cinema, an ice rink, paintballing, bowling and a host of other attractions. They even have their own Ice Hockey team, the Romford Raiders, who promise a great day out watching the thrills and spills of ice hockey first hand.
Transport links are truly excellent in this area, especially in and out of London. This means Romford is generally always busy with people moving through, visiting the town and travelling to and from work or education. Rail and bus links are very regular, making Romford a good base for exploring the surrounding area and getting to know the Capital city.
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