Highams Park is a district in the London Borough of Waltham Forest, England. It is a suburban area adjacent to Epping Forest and situated 8.7 miles (14 km) north-east of Charing Cross.Add Highams Park and other attractions to your London trip itinerary using our London trip planner .
Traditionally, it was part of Walthamstow parish and municipal borough, though most of it is in either the Chingford (E4) or Woodford Green (IG8) postal districts. It is primarily a residential area, with housing consisting of mainly Victorian and 1930s terraced houses.
Hale End shares the postal district of IG8 with Woodford Green, as opposed to the rest of Highams Park, which takes the Chingford postal district, E4. Some consider Hale End to be part of Highams Park as there is no break in the rows of houses between the two areas, whereas others consider it to be a different place as it originated from a different village settlement and has a different postcode district.
SchoolsPrimary schoolsHandsworth Primary schoolSelwyn Primary school .There are also two other primary schools, Oak Hill Primary School and Thorpe Hall School which are close to Highams Park.
Secondary schoolsHighams Park School (formerly known as Sidney Burnell School). The school has pupils aged 11–16, and also has a sixth form college for pupils aged 16–18. The school holds dual specialist status as a Technology College and a Sports College.
Highams Park Reviews
I only ever visit this amazing Park at 6am weekdays, when I happen to be up, as only the occasional jogger or dog walker is about. At this time of the morning, whatever time of year it is, it's simply... more »
Visiting a relative & we decided to go for a walk at nearby Highams Park on a Sunday morning. Lots of volunteers around the lake clearing the weeds & tidying up. Also quite a few 'adults' on their mou... more »
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