Outer London

Outer London is the name for the group of London Boroughs that form a ring around Inner London.

These were areas that were not part of the County of London and became formally part of Greater London in 1965. An exception is North Woolwich, which was in the County of London but was transferred to Newham in 1965.

Read more about Outer London:  London Government Act 1963, ONS Definition (statistics), Other Definitions

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