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Places to go in Romford

DTM Heating and Plumbing Ltd are one of the best Romford Plumbers, we are based so have compiled this page to show the top things to do in and around the town of Romford.

Firstly there are a lot of free things to do, so if you have children and the holidays have rolled around, don’t despair, as long as the sun is shining (fingers crossed) Romford has some beautiful parks:

Raphael Park, Parkway, Romford RM2 5PA

Raphaels Park RomfordRaphael Park is part of a series of parks stretching from the railway line between Romford and Gidea Park. The park is known locally as Raphael’s Park. It has two entrances, one on the south (on main road)and the north entrance is on Eastern Avenue.

The park features a stream that flows and forms a large lake, the other features of the park are a feature bandstand at the end of the lake, a bandstand,  at the eastern end of the park there are pitches for football and cricket. You will find Tennis courts to the northern end and a children’s play park.

Havering Country Park Pinewood Road, Collier Row, Romford RM5 3PH

Havering Country Park a large open space with a mix of environment it has over 100 acres of woodland suitable for rambling.

It is one of a series of three large park lands in Havering-atte-Bower, the others are Bedfords Park and Pyrgo Park.

Havering Museum 19-21 High Street, Romford RM1 1JU.

Havering Museum a museum based in the town of Romford. The museum specialises on the studies and artifacts from the local five towns that are from the borough of Havering.

It is in the remains of the old Ind Coope Romford Brewery, which is one of the few reminders of Romford’s brewing history. The museum is volunteer run and runs through donations from local fundraising Events, Groups and Sponsors. Founded in 2000 by local historian Ian Wilkes.

Romford Shopping Hall 43 Market Place, Romford RM1 3AB

A lovely shopping  centre, centrally located. It is packed full of smaller units that sell haberdashery, tailor alterations, card shops, some  second-hand book shops, older women’s clothing,  grocery, pie and mash shop, organic butchers. On the upper floors there are three very diverse cafes side by side.

There are some seasonal stores such as a Halloween, fancy dress and a Knick knack outlet. Overall it is choc full of independent shops selling a lot of alternative products. If you are in the area it is well worth a visit.

All in all there are a ton of interesting and alternative events in and around Romford, if you live locally you will need to go out and explore the area. If you are only visiting then it is worth spending a few days to really get out and about to take in all the sites.

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