RM postcode area

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Romford
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RM
Coordinates: 51°32′56″N0°13′05″E / 51.549°N 0.218°E / 51.549; 0.218
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
RM
Postcode area name
Romford
Post towns 9
Postcode districts 21
Postcode sectors71
Postcodes (live)9,852
Postcodes (total)15,144
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The RM postcode area, also known as the Romford postcode area, [2] is a group of twenty postcode districts in south-east England, within nine post towns. These cover parts of eastern Greater London and south-west Essex. Inward mail for the area is sorted, along with mail for the E and IG postcode areas, at the Romford Mail Centre.

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In Greater London, the area covers most of the London Borough of Havering (including Romford, Hornchurch, Rainham and Upminster), the eastern part of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham (including Dagenham itself) and a small part of the London Borough of Redbridge. In Essex, the area covers most of the Thurrock unitary district (including Grays, Purfleet, South Ockendon and Tilbury), while RM4 covers small parts of the Epping Forest District and the Borough of Brentwood.

Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
RM1ROMFORD Romford, Rise Park Havering
RM2ROMFORD Gidea Park, Heath ParkHavering
RM3ROMFORD Harold Wood, Harold Hill, Noak Hill, Harold Park Havering
RM4ROMFORD Havering-atte-Bower, Abridge, Stapleford Abbotts, Noak Hill, Navestock, Stapleford Tawney, Stapleford Aerodrome, Passingford Bridge Havering, Epping Forest, Brentwood
RM5ROMFORD Collier Row Havering, Redbridge
RM6ROMFORD Chadwell Heath, Marks Gate, Little Heath, Goodmayes (north), Hainault (South) Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge, Havering
RM7ROMFORD Rush Green, Mawneys, Romford Havering
RM8DAGENHAM Dagenham, Becontree, Becontree Heath, Chadwell Heath (south)Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge
RM9DAGENHAMDagenham, Becontree Castle Green Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge, Havering
RM10DAGENHAMDagenham, BecontreeBarking and Dagenham
RM11HORNCHURCH Hornchurch, Emerson Park, Ardleigh Green Havering
RM12HORNCHURCHHornchurch, Elm Park Havering
RM13RAINHAM Rainham, South Hornchurch, Wennington Havering
RM14UPMINSTER Upminster, Cranham, North Ockendon, Bulphan Havering, Thurrock
RM15SOUTH OCKENDON South Ockendon, Aveley Thurrock, Havering
RM16GRAYS Chafford Hundred, Chadwell St Mary, North Stifford, Orsett Thurrock
RM17GRAYS Grays, Badgers DeneThurrock
RM18TILBURY Tilbury, East Tilbury, West Tilbury Thurrock
RM19PURFLEET Purfleet Thurrock
RM20GRAYS West Thurrock, South Stifford, Lakeside Shopping Centre Thurrock

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    RM postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CM, DA, E, IG, ME, SE and SS postcode areas.

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    References

    1. "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. May 2020. Table 2. Retrieved 19 June 2020. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
    2. Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)