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How big is London? What are its furthest reaches? And where is the centre?

How big is London? What are its furthest reaches? And where is the centre?

London North, South, East & West Where Do The City’s Extremities Lie? By Pete Stean Have you ever thought about London’s farthest reaches? Where it extends to in the north, how far east it goes, where its centre is? Well Pete Stean has and writes about it in the Londoneer. I f so, I have the answers to those questions – combining some map study and consulting various online and offline resources I can give you the definitive run-down on London’s exact dimensions: London’s northern-most point is in Enfield, on a rather unassuming stretch of the M25 between junctions 24 and 25. It lies just to the west of a feature on the map rather romantically called Tilekiln Osiers London’s eastern extent runs as far out as North Ockenden in the London Borough of Havering – specifically, the boundary is about halfway along a charming narrow road lined with trees called Fen Lane. To the we...

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