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Where is East Ham?

East Ham is located in the county of Greater London, London, six miles south of the town of Chigwell, 16 miles south of the major town of Harlow, and eight miles east of London. East Ham lies five miles south-west of the Essex border, and was historically in the county of Essex. East Ham falls within the London borough council of Newham, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the E6 postcode district. The post town for East Ham is London.

East Ham on a map

Map showing extent of East Ham as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of East Ham
Map showing location of East Ham within the UK
Location of East Ham within the UK

Which county is East Ham in?

East Ham is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Greater London.

Ceremonial CountyGreater London
Historic CountyEssex
Administrative CountyGreater London

Where is East Ham in Greater London?

East Ham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater London, and towards the easternmost extremity of Greater London.

Map showing location of East Ham within Greater London
Location of East Ham within Greater London

What is the postcode for East Ham?

The nearest postcode to the centre of East Ham is E6 6EU.

Where is East Ham in E6?

East Ham is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the E6 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the E6 postcode district.

Map showing location of East Ham within E6
Location of East Ham within E6

What is the post town for East Ham?

The post town for East Ham is London. East Ham is in the E6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.

What is the latitude and longitude of East Ham?

The centre of East Ham is located at position 51.53306° latitude and 0.05437° longitude.

Latitude51.53306°
Longitude0.05437°

What is the easting and northing of East Ham?

The centre of East Ham is located at the grid reference easting 542590 and northing 183573 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting542590
Northing183573

What are the nearest towns to East Ham?

Position of East Ham relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of East Ham to the centre of the town.

south
6m
East Ham is 6 miles south of Chigwell
south
9m
East Ham is 9 miles south of Loughton
north-west
10m
East Ham is 10 miles north-west of Dartford
north-west
11m
East Ham is 11 miles north-west of Swanley
south
11m
East Ham is 11 miles south of Waltham Abbey
south
11m
East Ham is 11 miles south of Waltham Cross
north-west
11m
East Ham is 11 miles north-west of Swanscombe
south
12m
East Ham is 12 miles south of Epping
west
12m
East Ham is 12 miles west of Grays
south-west
12m
East Ham is 12 miles south-west of Brentwood

What are the nearest cities to East Ham?

Position of East Ham relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of East Ham to the centre of the city.

east
6m
East Ham is 6 miles east of City of London
east
8m
East Ham is 8 miles east of London
east
8m
East Ham is 8 miles east of City of Westminster
south-east
23m
East Ham is 23 miles south-east of St Albans
south-west
23m
East Ham is 23 miles south-west of Chelmsford
south
47m
East Ham is 47 miles south of Cambridge
west
48m
East Ham is 48 miles west of Canterbury
north
50m
East Ham is 50 miles north of Brighton and Hove
east
58m
East Ham is 58 miles east of Oxford
north-east
60m
East Ham is 60 miles north-east of Chichester

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