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East Ham, an area between Stratford and Barking, this is a bustling and heavily urbanised area within East London. The Housing stock here primarily comprised of Victorian and Edwardian terraced town houses, often in attractive tree-lined avenues. Like much of inner London, there are fortunately a good range of open green spaces in an otherwise heavy urban environment. East ham was a local government district in the far south west of Essex in 1878 and 1965. It extended from Wanstead Flats in the north to the River Thames in the South and from Green Street in the west of Barking Creek in the east. It was part of the London Postal District and Metropolitan Police District.

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Sport and Leisure

The Local football club East Ham United was dissolved in 2001. They then merged into Barking & East Ham united however this was dissolved in 2006. Prior to West Ham United’s relocation to the London Stadium in 2016 who are based at the Boleyn Ground on the border of East Ham and the eastern border of Upton Park, in the Tudor Wards. East Ham Leisure Centre a fully equipped leisure centre offering a range of different activities such as Gym and exercise classes, swimming pool and spa area and some sporting activities such as football, badminton and athletics.

Shopping and Culture

East Ham High Street offers a range of shops, restaurants, cafés and bars such as Primark and the famous East Ham Market Hall. East Ham Market Hall is a very old and traditional market area filled with a range of delis and shops alongside an African Grocer. The Market Hall attracts a lot of individuals to East Ham each year. Today East Ham is also famous for its south Indian restaurants, but it was once famous for its output of potatoes and turnips. This is also minutes away from Westfield Stratford which is one of London’s biggest and busiest shopping centres filled with shops, boutiques, a cinema and eateries. It is also close to the Olympic Park which played host to the Olympics in 2012.

Outdoor Area

Brampton Park is a small park based in East Ham South close to Brampton Primary School. The Park opened in 1915 for people of all ages. Facilities include a playground, paddling pool which is open in the summer, and open grass area. Along with a walk way path throughout Brampton Park, there are picnic tables. The Park also has an outdoor fitness area which is fully equipped with pull up bars, parallel bars, ring station and running obstacles.

Primary and Secondary Education

1. Cleves Primary School a mixed school for pupils aged 3 to 11 years of age. The school has excellent facility to assist children with disabilities and special educational needs along with abled students.

2. Shaftesbury Primary School is a mixed school for pupils aged 3 to 11 years of age.

3. Brampton Manor Acadamy mixed secondary school for pupils aged 11-18 has been reported as being outstanding according the Ofsted.


This London zone 3/4 area gives individuals access to the District line, along with the Hammersmith and City and line. The train station is located on High Street North. The High Street also has bus stops providing transport between Ilford, Stratford or Forest Gate.

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