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Silvertown, Newham

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Silvertown, Newham

Silvertown is an industrialised district on the north bank of the Thames in the London Borough of Newham. It was named after Samuel Winkworth Silver's former rubber factory which opened in 1852, and is now dominated by the Tate & Lyle sugar refinery and the John Knight ABP animal rendering plant.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyNewham
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ4179
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

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

Silvertown (Victoria Dock), eccl. dist. and ry. sta., West Ham par. and bor., Essex, pop. 4481; the sta. is 1 mile NW. of North Woolwich Station.

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