London Borough of Waltham Forest

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London Borough of Waltham Forest
Waltham Forest
Shown within Greater London
Official website http://www.lbwf.gov.uk/
Geography
Status London borough
Area
— Total
Ranked 323rd
38.82 km²
ONS code 00BH
Admin HQ Walthamstow
Demographics
Population
— Total (2005 est.)
Density
Ranked 52nd (of 354)
224,100
5,773 / km²
Ethnicity 64.5% White
15.4% African-Caribbean
14.8% South Asian
5.3% Mixed Race or Other
Politics
Leadership Leader (Cllr Clyde Loakes) & Cabinet
Mayor Cllr Liaquat Ali
Executive Labour / Liberal Democrats
MPs Harry Cohen
Neil Gerrard
Iain Duncan Smith
London Assembly
— Member
North East
Jennette Arnold

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is a London borough in east London.

Waltham Forest includes built-up urban districts in the south with inner-city characteristics, and more affluent housing development in the north. The north has a variety of reservoirs, open space, small sections of Epping Forest, parks, and playing fields, which together cover a fifth of the borough.


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