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Romford (RM10)

The RM10 postcode area is located in the Romford postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 798 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the RM10 postcode area, including Dagenham, Grays, Hornchurch, Purfleet, Rainham, Romford, South Ockendon, Tilbury, Upminster which come under the local authority of the Barking and Dagenham Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 10% of people in RM10 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of RM10 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The RM10 postcode covers parts of Dagenham, Becontree, Becontree Heath and Rush Green in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, in the East of England. It belongs to the Romford post town, which is also part of the Greater London Urban Area. To the East and West of this postcode are RM12 and RM9, whilst RM11 is to the North and RM11 to the South. It includes Becontree station and has lots of shops, restaurants, takeaways and two parks, Goresbrook Park and Southcrest Park.

Dagenham is a suburban town with a nearby industrial heritage. Major industrial sites like the Ford Dagenham plant, which has been manufacturing cars since 1931, are located in and around the postcode. This vibrant and diverse area of London has a long and rich history and is home to a number of interesting architectural features, including the romantic interwar houses found along Church Road or the historic churches at St James and St Peter's.

As a commuter town, Dagenham provides easy access to numerous trains and tubes, via two National Rail stations and four Tube lines. Residents of the RM10 postcode can enjoy some of the best retail and leisure facilities in the city, as it's home to intu Lakeside, one of the biggest shopping and entertainment complexes in the capital.

Becontree Heath is also located in the RM10 postcode and is one of the largest remaining country parks in Greater London, filled with meadows, wildlife and woodland. This park is enjoyed by locals and visitors alike, offering a chance to escape the hustle and bustle of London life.

In terms of schools, the postcode serves Dagenham Park Church of England School, Crownfield Junior School, Hacton Primary School, Northbury Primary School and Robert Clack School. Other amenities include Surrey House Community Centre.

residents of RM10 have access to a wealth of amenities, including excellent transport links, shops, schools, parks, through to historic landmarks and leisure attractions. As such, it is an area full of variety and excitement, perfect for families of all shapes and sizes.

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  • 79%WORKING

21% of people in RM10 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 10%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 35%DE

According to census records, 10% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 58%WHITE
  • 42%NON-WHITE

58% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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RM10Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

RM10 is located in the county of Greater London, in England.

Greater London has a total population of 8,778,500, making it the 1st largest county in the UK.

Greater London has a total area of 606 square miles, and a population density of 5594 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeRM10
Postal TownRomford
MSOA NameBarking and Dagenham 003
LSOA NameBarking and Dagenham 003A
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
Local AuthorityBarking and Dagenham
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

RM10 Electoral Wards

The postal region of RM10, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Rush Green
South Hornchurch
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Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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