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.