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Romford (RM15)

The RM15 postcode area is located in the Romford postcode town region, within the county of Essex, and contains a total of 736 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the RM15 postcode area, including Dagenham, Grays, Hornchurch, Purfleet, Rainham, Romford, South Ockendon, Tilbury, Upminster which come under the local authority of the Thurrock Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 12% of people in RM15 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 RM15 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

RM15 is a postcode in the Romford district of the London Borough of Havering, in the East of England. It covers part of Emerson Park, a popular residential area with a mix of Edwardian, Victorian and modern homes, as well as the industrial and business parks of the nearby Gidea Park.

RM15 is a predominantly affluent area with each of its bespoke residential roads lined with large houses and features a number of private and popular schools, such as Marshalls Park School and Royal Liberty School.

Emerson Park Station is the local train station and provides access to public transport links in the area, including the Central line connecting it to London and other parts of East London. It's also a major transport hub with direct links to various parts of Essex and London.

The area is home to bustling Gidea Park shopping centre which is filled with interesting shops and eateries, as well as a handful of amenities and community facilities in the immediate area such as a library, health services and leisure centres. The centre also hosts various events throughout the year such as farmers markets, fairs and street parties.

The nearby area of Upminster is home to Upminster Windmill, considered to be one of the best preserved traditional windmills in the UK, and is listed on the National Heritage List.

RM15 is a popular area for outdoor executive team-building activities and is host to some of the region's largest golf clubs. The Bushwood Golf Club and the Gidea Park Golf Club offer world-class golf courses, which often host international tournaments.

The area's natural environment is equally remarkable and includes some of the region's most luscious green spaces, including the well-manicured grounds in Belfairs Wood Nature Reserve, and the expansive grounds of Rightwood Hill Nature Reserve.

RM15 also has a vibrant cultural scene with a wealth of local pubs, clubs, theatres, opera houses, galleries and art venues that showcase the best of British and international talents. The area is also home to numerous cultural and heritage sites, including the Historic England listed 12th century Romford War Memorial.

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  • 89%WORKING

11% of people in RM15 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 12%AB
  • 58%C2/C2
  • 29%DE

According to census records, 12% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 84%WHITE
  • 16%NON-WHITE

84% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Essex

RM15 is located in the county of Essex, in England.

Essex has a total population of 1,802,200, making it the 7th largest county in the UK.

Essex has a total area of 1417 square miles, and a population density of 491 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Essex Postal Town Map
Outward CodeRM15
Postal TownRomford
MSOA NameThurrock 008
LSOA NameThurrock 008E
Local AuthorityThurrock
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

RM15 Electoral Wards

The postal region of RM15, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Mal Dyke
North Stifford
South Ockendon
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