About Gants Hill

Gants Hill is a residential area situated in South West Essex with a population of 12,000. It is 2 miles north of Ilford and 12 miles east of Central London. Gants Hill is 30 minutes from Oxford Circus on London Underground’s Central Line.

The beautiful Valentines Park stretches from Gants Hill to Ilford. With it’s lakes, county cricket ground, tennis courts, mini golf course and other attractions, the park is a wonderful place to escape from the noise and hubbub of Ilford town centre. Gants Hill has a good choice of hotels, guest houses and B&B’s, including the new Travelodge and Express Inn.

Eating | Drinking | Shopping

Gants Hill has a multitude of restaurants, takeaways, public houses and bars, and is also the home of Essex’s famous nightclub, Faces. There are banks, offices, specialist independent shops and businesses in Gants Hill, which are listed in the following pages.


There are a number of schools, nursery schools and colleges in the area, including Gearies Infants & Junior, Valentines High, St Augustines and the Redbridge Institute of Adult Education. Gants Hill library (built 1928) houses an impressive collection of books and music and also has a good reference room.


There is 1 car park in Gants Hill – Pay & Display in Cranbrook Road North (next to the Library). There are parking meters on all sides of the roundabout and pay & display parking bays on Cranbrook Road South.


Read all about Gants Hill history below and see our historical photo album here.

Transport - Tube

Gants Hill is on the London Underground Central Line, 35 minutes from Oxford Circus.

Please click here for London Underground Map (PDF)


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Email info@gantshill.f9.co.uk

Gants-Hill.com is operated by Speedprint Essex Ltd

432 Cranbrook Road, Gants Hill, Ilford, Essex IG2 6LL
Tel: 020 8518 6131
Email: info@speedprint.co.uk