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Upminster, Havering

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Upminster, Havering

Upminster is a suburban town in northeast London, England, and part of the London Borough of Havering. Located 16.5 miles east-northeast of Charing Cross, it is one of the locally important district centres identified in the London Plan, and comprises a number of shopping streets and a large residential area. It was historically, a rural village in Essex and formed an ancient parish.
Administrative CountyHavering
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ5687
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code01708
Population25,441 (Cranham and Upminster wards 2007)

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

Upmonstra ~ Upmunstra ~ Upmunstre

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

Upminster, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Essex, 3 miles SE. of Romford, 3375 ac., pop. 1202; P.O.; near vil. is Upminster Hall, seat.

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