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Romford (RM13)

The RM13 postcode area is located in the Romford postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 899 individual postcodes.

There are 6 electoral wards in the RM13 postcode area, including Dagenham, Grays, Hornchurch, Purfleet, Rainham, Romford, South Ockendon, Tilbury, Upminster which come under the local authority of the Havering Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 14% of people in RM13 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 RM13 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

RM13 is a postcode district in the Romford post town in the London borough of Havering of Greater London in England. It covers parts of the Havering area of Romford, including Rainham, South Hornchurch, and North Ockendon.

RM13 covers a range of mainly residential areas, with shops and small businesses in or near the town centre. Some of the more affluent parts of the district include Upminster, Cranham, South Hornchurch and North Ockendon.

The main areas and landmarks in the area include the Liberty Shopping Centre, a retail park located in the centre of Romford; Hornchurch Country Park; Romford Greyhound Stadium; South Street and Hornchurch Stadium for sport and outdoor activities; Havering Sixth Form College; Queen's Hospital; and the Romford Transport Interchange.

The area is well connected to London with three train lines running through Romford (TfL Rail, Greater Anglia and c2c), providing regular services to London Liverpool Street and other major cities.

RM13 has a number of primary schools, secondary schools, and a college. As for higher education, students can take advantage of Havering Higher Education Centre and Further Education College.

The area is also well served by public transport, with bus routes providing services to various parts of Romford, London, Harlow, and the surrounding areas.

The area is home to a large multicultural population, and the Havering Ethnic Minority Forum acts as a platform for engaging with the diverse cultures of the area.

Plenty of local clubs and organisations exist in RM13, such as the Romford Film Club, Romford & District Model Railway Club, Havering Astronomy Club, Romford Symphony Orchestra, South Hornchurch W.I and Romford Rowing Club, offering a range of educational, recreational, and leisure activities. There are also several local branches of national charities, such as the Samaritans, Age & Opportunity and the Royal British Legion, providing support to various communities in the area.

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  • 88%WORKING

12% of people in RM13 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 14%AB
  • 61%C2/C2
  • 25%DE

According to census records, 14% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 80%WHITE
  • 20%NON-WHITE

80% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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Greater London

The county of Greater London

RM13 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.

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Outward CodeRM13
Postal TownRomford
MSOA NameHavering 030
LSOA NameHavering 030B
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
Local AuthorityHavering
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

RM13 Electoral Wards

The postal region of RM13, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Corbets Tey
Elm Park
South Hornchurch
Browse Postcodes in RM13

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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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