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 is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Greater London.
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Ilford is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater London, and towards the easternmost extremity of Greater London.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Ilford is IG1 1BP.
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.
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The post town for Ilford is Ilford. Ilford is in the IG1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ilford.
The centre of Ilford is located at position 51.55761° latitude and 0.07348° longitude.
The centre of Ilford is located at the grid reference easting 543838 and northing 186340 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Ilford relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Ilford to the centre of the town.
Position of Ilford relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Ilford to the centre of the city.