Gidea Park Library

Gidea Park Library
Balgores Lane
Gidea Park




01708 434978

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Gidea Park is situated in the North West Area of The London Borough Of Havering. The library is in Balgores Lane, just around the corner from Gidea Park Station (opened 1910), which provides easy access to London and East Anglia.

Commuting via road, the library is a short drive from both the A127 and the A12 where they meet at Gallows Corner junction.

Gidea Park is a small branch library which offers various events and clubs throughout the year, along with free internet access. The library was closed for four months in 2005 to be refurbished.

Gidea Park is a mainly residential area situated between Romford Town Centre and Hornchurch. The area incorporates the Romford Garden Suburb, including the exhibition houses of 1911and the Romford Golf Club, which were built on the grounds of the original Gidea Hall.

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Admission charges

Admission free.

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A Copper's Guide to the Dark Secrets of London's Square

  • 16 April 2015 From 6:30pm

From Copper to Author - life as a London cop and how that developed into being a published author. Experiences that shaped his career, sights and sounds that influenced his writing. The talk will include London's notorious slum landlords, a cold-blooded murder that resulted in the last person to be hung for murder of a police office, the original "Albert Square" and a woman who claimed to have given birth to a rabbit!

Suitable for

  • 18+


£5 library members / £6.50 non library members