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Forest Gate, Newham

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Forest Gate, Newham

Forest Gate is a residential area in the London Borough of Newham, 7 miles northeast of Charing Cross. It is bordered by Manor Park to the east and to the west lies Stratford town centre. Forest Gate is 1.5 miles east of Westfield Stratford City and the 2012 Olympic Park. The northern half of the busy Green Street runs through it and from 2018 it will have a Crossrail station.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyNewham
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ4085
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

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

Forest Gate, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., West Ham and East Ham pars., S. Essex -- dist., pop. 13,288; the vil. is 2 miles SW. of Ilford.

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