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London Borough of Waltham Forest
Waltham Forest
Shown within Greater London
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Status London borough
— Total
Ranked 323rd
38.82 km²
ONS code 00BH
Admin HQ Walthamstow
— Total (2005 est.)
Ranked 52nd (of 354)
5,773 / km²
Ethnicity 64.5% White
15.4% African-Caribbean
14.8% South Asian
5.3% Mixed Race or Other
Leadership Leader (Cllr Clyde Loakes) & Cabinet
Mayor Cllr Liaquat Ali
Executive Labour / Liberal Democrats
MPs Harry Cohen
Neil Gerrard
Iain Duncan Smith
London Assembly
— Member
North East
Jennette Arnold

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is a London borough in east London.

Waltham Forest has urban districts in the south with inner-city characteristics, and richer housing development in the north. The north has reservoirs, open spaces, small sections of Epping Forest, parks, and playing fields, which together cover a fifth (20%) of the borough.

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