Where is Ilford?

Ilford is located in the county of Greater London, London, four miles south of the town of Chigwell, 15 miles south of the major town of Harlow, and nine miles east of London. Ilford lies three miles south-west of the Essex border, and was historically in the county of Essex. Ilford falls within the London borough council of Redbridge, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the IG1 postcode district. The post town for Ilford is Ilford.

Ilford on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Ilford
Location of Ilford within the UK

Which county is Ilford in?

Ilford 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 Ilford in Greater London?

Ilford is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater London, and towards the easternmost extremity of Greater London.

Location of Ilford within Greater London

What is the postcode for Ilford?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Ilford is IG1 1BP.

Where is Ilford in IG1?

Ilford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the IG1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the IG1 postcode district.

Location of Ilford within IG1

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What is the post town for Ilford?

The post town for Ilford is Ilford. Ilford is in the IG1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ilford.

What is the latitude and longitude of Ilford?

The centre of Ilford is located at position 51.55761° latitude and 0.07348° longitude.

Latitude51.55761°
Longitude0.07348°

What is the easting and northing of Ilford?

The centre of Ilford is located at the grid reference easting 543838 and northing 186340 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting543838
Northing186340

What are the nearest towns to Ilford?

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

4m
Ilford is 4 miles south of Chigwell
7m
Ilford is 7 miles south of Loughton
9m
Ilford is 9 miles south of Waltham Abbey
10m
Ilford is 10 miles south of Epping
10m
Ilford is 10 miles south-east of Waltham Cross
10m
Ilford is 10 miles north-west of Dartford
11m
Ilford is 11 miles south-west of Brentwood
11m
Ilford is 11 miles south-east of Cheshunt
12m
Ilford is 12 miles north-west of Swanscombe
12m
Ilford is 12 miles north-west of Swanley

What are the nearest cities to Ilford?

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

8m
Ilford is 8 miles north-east of City of London
9m
Ilford is 9 miles north-east of London
9m
Ilford is 9 miles north-east of City of Westminster
21m
Ilford is 21 miles south-west of Chelmsford
22m
Ilford is 22 miles south-east of St Albans
45m
Ilford is 45 miles south of Cambridge
48m
Ilford is 48 miles west of Canterbury
52m
Ilford is 52 miles north of Brighton and Hove
59m
Ilford is 59 miles south of Ely
59m
Ilford is 59 miles east of Oxford

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