Ham (London)

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Ham (Greater London)
Location of Ham in Greater London
Ham House 2007

Ham is a district in the London borough of Richmond upon Thames . It is located in south-west London on both sides of the Thames . The German School London and the Ham House as well as the open space Ham Common are located in Ham. The oldest known written mention of Ham as a separate village dates from the 12th century.

Ham became famous during World War I for building a National Aircraft Factory , named National Aircraft Factory No. 2 started operations in the winter of 1917. The Sopwith Aviation Company manufactured aircraft and parts in Ham until 1920. The company buildings in Ham were then acquired by Leyland Motors .


In 2011 Ham had 10,317 inhabitants, spread over 4,174 households.

district population households Area (in ha )
Ham 10,317 4.174 926


  • Evelyn Pritchard: A portrait of Ham in early Victorian times 1840-1860. Alma Books (1999), ISBN 978-0-9517497-5-3

Individual evidence

  1. National Aircraft Factory No.2 Ham on kingstonaviation.org
  2. key statistics; Quick Statistics: Population Density ( Memento of the original from March 4, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. on neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / neighborhood.statistics.gov.uk

Coordinates: 51 ° 26 ′ 6 "  N , 0 ° 18 ′ 36"  W.