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Collier Row, Havering

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Collier Row, Havering

Collier Row is a place in north east London in the London Borough of Havering. It is a suburban development north of Romford, located 14 miles north east of Charing Cross. The area is based on a large housing estate built during the 1930s as part of the inter-war London housing expansion, with shopping facilities around a central crossroads. Its name originates from charcoal burners who used to occupy the area. Remains of Roman settlement have been uncovered in the area.
Post townROMFORD
Administrative CountyHavering
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ5090
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code01708

Other names by which Collier Row, Havering has been known in the past

Colliers Row

Collier Row, Havering in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Colliers Row, vil., on SE. border of Hainault Forest, S. Essex, 1½ mile NW. of Romford.

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