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Redbridge,outer borough (1991 pop. 220,600) of Greater London, SE England. Primarily residential, Redbridge is also an important shopping and commercial center. Its industries include light engineering and the manufacture of electrical components, photographic materials, and chemicals. Much of Epping Forest lies within the borough, as do several university residence halls. Wanstead and Woodford were represented in Parliament by Winston ChurchillChurchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer,
1874–1965, British statesman, soldier, and author; son of Lord Randolph Churchill. Early Career
Educated at Harrow and Sandhurst, he became (1894) an officer in the 4th hussars.
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a borough of NE Greater London: includes part of Epping Forest. Pop.: 245 100 (2003 est.). Area: 56 sq. km (22 sq. miles)
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