Newham Borough Council

In 1965 two became one when the Essex boroughs of West Ham and East Ham joined to form the London Borough of Newham. The area, which is five kilometres from the City of London, has benefitted from unprecedented economic regeneration. It is estimated that by 2025, £22 billion will have been invested in the area, creating more than 35,000 new homes and 100,000 new jobs.

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