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Plaistow, Newham

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Plaistow, Newham

Plaistow is an urban area in the London Borough of Newham in east London immediately south of West Ham. It forms the majority of the London E13 postcode district. Plaistow is a residential area, including several council estates. The main roads are the A112, Prince Regent Lane/ Greengate Street/ The Broadway/ High Street/ Plaistow Road, which is a former Roman road, and the A124 (Barking Road), which passes south west/ north east through Plaistow and past the West Ham United F.C. Ground.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyNewham
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ4082
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Plaistow, Newham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Plaistow.-- 2 eccl. dists. (St Andrew and St Mary) and ry. sta., in par. and parl. bor. of West Ham, Essex, pop.- St Andrew, 9069; St Mary, 7859; the sta. is 5 miles E. of London, between Barking and Bromley (by Bow).

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