Newham

Newham

[noo-uhm, nyoo-]
Newham, inner borough (1991 pop. 200,200) of Greater London, SE England, on the Thames River. Newham is residential in the northeast. The Royal Docks and associated industries are in the south; chemical factories and railroad yards predominate in the northwest. Few buildings in Newham are more than a century old, because the area's growth stemmed largely from London's 19th-century industrial expansion. The southwest especially suffered from slum conditions. Much of the borough was destroyed by bombs during World War II, but was rebuilt in the 1960s.

Newham is a small town located in the Shire of Macedon Ranges in Victoria, Australia. It is situated between the towns of Kyneton, Woodend and Lancefield. At the 2006 census, Newham and the surrounding area had a population of 570.

History

Newham Post Office opened on 16 September 1861 and closed in 1971.

Today

It is close to Hanging Rock and is home to the Hanging Rock Winery which is located on Jim Road on the Jim Jim Hill. The Newham General Store is located on the intersection of Jim Road, Rochford Road, Coach Road and Dons Road. It has a small cafe that gets very busy on weekends from people going to and from the Hanging Rock Winery and Hanging Rock. As of Friday,the 7th of September, the Newham General store will be closing, much to the disappointment of the local community.

Newham also has a fire station, a school, a hall and a park.

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