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Population 12,780 (2011 Census. Ward)
OS grid reference TQ431872
London borough
Ceremonial county Greater London
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ILFORD
Postcode district IG1
Dialling code 020
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
EU Parliament London
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LondonCoordinates: 51°34′05″N 0°03′56″E / 51.568001°N 0.065532°E / 51.568001; 0.065532

Cranbrook is a district of Ilford in the London Borough of Redbridge. It has been entirely absorbed into the urban sprawl of Ilford, forming the area north of Ilford railway station. The name has its earliest use in 1233 as Cranebroc. Moreover, it is named for a tributary of the River Roding, the Cran Brook.

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