Places to see in London Ilford
Ilford Lane is an Aladdin's cave tucked away in the south of the district. It’s perfect for anyone who wants a different shopping experience from the usual high streets and malls.
Address: Ilford Lane, Ilford, London IG1 2SN
This is the Hospital Chapel of St Mary and St Thomas of Canterbury. It’s a Grade II listed building and the oldest building in Ilford. It was set up in 1145 by Adelicia, an early Abbess of Barking Abbey.
Address: 48 Ilford Hill, Ilford, Essex IG1 2AT
Here, in the Central Library, is the Redbridge Museum. You’ll see a wonderful range of exhibits and you can also hear sounds and voices that help you to experience what it was like to live in Redbridge in the past.
Address: Clements Road, London IG1 1EA
Phone: 020 8708 2414
IfThis is the I-Scene Complex and inside is Bollywood Bowling. You can have a go at ten-pin bowling or visit The Bollywood Grill restaurant. It’s hosted everyone from local Indian-lovers to celebrities. The vast menu features authentic Indian dishes and live entertainment at weekends adds to the atmosphere!
Address: 2 Clements Road, London IG1 1BP
Here stands the Kenneth More Theatre, named after the well-loved British actor who died in 1982. He’s best-remembered for his appearances in the popular British movies Genevieve (1953), Doctor in the House (1954) for which he won a BAFTA award, and Reach for the Sky (1956). This is a brilliant local theatre and a wide range of groups perform here.
Address: Oakfield Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1BT
Phone: 020 8553 4466
Valentines Park is Ilford’s largest formal park. It’s about 125 acres in size and has a listed mansion with a walled kitchen garden and ornate landscaped gardens which originated in the late 17th Century.
Address: Ilford, London IT1 4TG
Phone: 020 8708 3141
The Dick Turpin is named after the infamous highwayman. Why not pop in for drinks and a meal? Dick Turpin’s wife once stayed in the house next door!
Address: Aldborough Road North, Ilford, London IG2 7TD
Phone: 020 8590 1281
This is beautiful Fairlop Waters - one of the biggest Country Parks in Redbridge. It has amazing facilities: two golf courses, a driving range, wind-surfing, sailing, two fishing lakes, a radio-controlled car track, a bar and a fabulous Indian restaurant.
Address: Forest Road, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex IG6 3HN
Phone: 020 8500 9911