Woodford Bridge

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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.


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.

Coordinates: 51°36′18″N 0°03′22″E / 51.605°N 0.056°E / 51.605; 0.056