South Hornchurch Library

South Hornchurch Library was refurbished in 2008. The refurbishment included a new roof, windows, disabled access and toilets, new lighting, automatic doors and easier access to the library.

South Hornchurch is served by bus services to nearby Becontree Heath, Romford, Elm Park, Hornchurch, Rainham, Aveley and Lakeside. The nearest railway stations are on the C2C National Rail service at Rainham on the other side of the A13 and Elm Park which is some distance to the north which is serverd by the London Underground District Line.

There is a small retail area which has a selection of shops including a Tesco Express, independent shops; PC repair shop, Vet, Tyre sales, car sales lot, pharmacy, takeaway shops, a post office, church and the library. Along the A13 there are also some industrial units.

Local open spaces include Hornchurch Country Park, RSPB nature reserve at Rainham Marshes and Ingrebourne Hill which is the newest addition to the Thames Chase Community Forest, which spans East London and South Essex.

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Opening hours

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Admission charges

Admission free.

South Hornchurch Library
Rainham Road
RM13 7RD




01708 434921

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