Rush Green

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Rush Green
Rush green london.jpg
Corner of Rush Green Road and Dagenham Road
Rush Green is located in Greater London
Rush Green
Rush Green
 Rush Green shown within Greater London
OS grid reference TQ505875
   – Charing Cross 13.5 mi (21.7 km)  WSW
London borough Barking & Dagenham
Ceremonial county Greater London
Region London
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ROMFORD
Postcode district RM7
Dialling code 020
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
EU Parliament London
UK Parliament Dagenham and Rainham
London Assembly City and East
Havering and Redbridge
List of places

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Rush Green is a suburban area of East London, England. It straddles the boundary of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and the London Borough of Havering, and is located 13.5 miles (22 km) east-northeast of Charing Cross.


Rush Green is divided between the Eastbrook Ward in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and the Brooklands Ward in the London Borough of Havering, electing three councillors to Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council and three councillors to Havering London Borough Council. It is also divided between the Dagenham and Rainham and Romford parliamentary constituencies, each electing a member of parliament.


The central part of the district is at the crossroads of Rush Green Road and Dagenham Road (in Havering), approximately half a mile south of Romford town centre. Several shops and businesses are located around this junction. Other parts extend further south along Dagenham Road into Barking and Dagenham; this neighbourhood is the location of Barking and Dagenham College and Rush Green Library, and was the site of Rush Green Hospital (once the main maternity unit for this part of London), now replaced by a housing estate.

Nearest places are Romford, Dagenham, Elm Park and Becontree Heath. Rush Green is roughly 70% White British, 10% Asian and 10% Black (2011).


The nearest tube station is Dagenham East tube station and the nearest railway station is Romford railway station.