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Ilford is a town nine miles east of Charing Cross in London and has a population of 200000. At various times during the past, it has been a centre for brick and cement manufacture, film making, electronics and even making jukeboxes, but now it is primarily a commuter town, commercial and retail centre, and local government centre for the London Borough of Redbridge. People’s reasons for being here have changed, but they still ask the question; where to park in Ilford?
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Some additional information about parking in ilford, to cater to all your parking needs
Ilford has two Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs), both of which are in operation 08:30 to 18:30 Monday to Saturday:
To use a parking space on the street in either of these zones during the controlled hours, you must have a resident’s, visitor’s or business permit or a pay-and-display parking ticket.
There are pay-and-display parking spaces in:
Maximum stay in all cases is two hours; the first 30 minutes are free, after which charges rise from £1.50 for one hour to £3 for two hours.
There are four council-operated car parks in Ilford:
As one might expect in a commuter town, Ilford Railway Station provides fast and regular services to Liverpool Street Station in London. Buses from Ilford Broadway provide services to London and throughout Essex.
Blue Badge holders may always park free of charge in all council-operated on-street and off-street parking spaces.
Ilford has Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) in which on-street parking is controlled at certain times.
There is no charge on bank holidays for pay-and-display parking spaces, and regulations relating to single yellow lines without markings indicating loading restrictions are not enforced.
Drivers are permitted to stop to pick up and set down their passengers on single yellow lines without markings indicating loading restrictions. This does not include permission to wait when the passenger is absent.
The Hospital Chapel of St Mary and St Thomas of Canterbury is Ilford’s oldest building, having been established in 1145 by Abbess Adelicia of Barking Abbey. The Kenneth More Theatre does its best to provide entertainment with wide appeal. Valentines Park is 125 acres of landscaped gardens around a house, part of which dates from the 17th century. Fairlop Waters is a country park with golf, wind-surfing, lakes for fishing, a track for radio-controlled cars, a bar and a restaurant.