Woodford Bridge

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Woodford Bridge
Woodford Bridge is located in Greater London
Woodford Bridge
Woodford Bridge
 Woodford Bridge shown within Greater London
London borough Redbridge
Ceremonial county Greater London
Region London
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WOODFORD GREEN
Postcode district IG8
Dialling code 020
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
EU Parliament London
London Assembly Havering and Redbridge
List of places
UK
England
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Coordinates: 51°36′23″N 0°03′21″E / 51.606504°N 0.055747°E / 51.606504; 0.055747

Woodford Bridge is a suburb (district) of northeast London, England, in the London Borough of Redbridge. It includes Monkhams and is located on an old road between Chigwell and Leytonstone.

Notable features[edit]

Its notable features include Claybury Asylum, a psychiatric hospital opened in 1893.

Transportation[edit]

Woodford Bridge is served by London Buses routes 275 and W14. The 275 connects to Barkingside, Woodford Green, Highams Park and Walthamstow. The W14 connects to South Woodford, Snaresbrook, Wanstead, Leytonstone and Leyton.

Notable people[edit]

  • Joe Dever, author and games designer.
  • Bruce Hallam, Christian minister, founder of Acts 17:17 "Market Ministries" and Showmin, two unique outreach ministries in Australia in 1994 and 2002 respectively. Bruce migrated to Australia in 1967 aged 15. Bruce is currently Pastor of the Church of Christ in Dalby, Queensland, which suffered 5 floods in 3 weeks during December 2010 and January 2011.
  • Kate Williams, actress, resident during the making of the TV series Love Thy Neighbour.