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Romford (RM9)

The RM9 postcode area is located in the Romford postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 866 individual postcodes.

There are 4 electoral wards in the RM9 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, 9% of people in RM9 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 RM9 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The RM9 postcode is located in the borough of Havering and includes Bridge, Rainham, South Hornchurch, St. Andrew's, and Upminster Bridge in London, England.

Bridge is an urban, mostly residential area with a few small businesses. Rainham is mostly residential, but contains a number of industrial parks and warehouses. South Hornchurch is a mainly residential area with some light industry. It contains a few primary and secondary schools, as well as a supermarket. St. Andrews is a small hamlet in the middle of the RM9 postcode. Upminster Bridge is a residential area, with a few shops and pubs.

The area is served mainly by public transport, including Train services provided by London Overground and London's Metropolitan Line. London Buses and Romford's taxi service also operate in and around the area.

The area is largely residential, though a few small businesses and industrial and commercial sites are located here. It is a popular area with young professionals due to its good transport links and proximity to London. The area is home to several nice parks and recreational facilities, as well as some smaller shops, restaurants, cafes and a post office.

The area is served by two primary schools - St. Andrews Primary School and Rainham Hall Primary School. There are also two secondary schools - Marshalls Park Academy and an adult education centre at St. Andrews. Havering College is also located nearby.

The area has seen some regeneration in recent years with the development of Upminster Bridge Shopping Centre and a new leisure centre in the form of the Upminster Bridge Recreation Centre. The area is also home to some of the best golf courses in London, including Hawkwells Golf Centre and The London Golf Club. The Upminster Windmill and Tithe Farm Nature Reserve are a popular destination for locals and visitors alike.

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  • 79%WORKING

21% of people in RM9 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 9%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 36%DE

According to census records, 9% 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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Greater London

The county of Greater London

RM9 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 CodeRM9
Postal TownRomford
MSOA NameBarking and Dagenham 012
LSOA NameBarking and Dagenham 012D
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
Local AuthorityBarking and Dagenham
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

RM9 Electoral Wards

The postal region of RM9, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

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