A Quick Overview of Gants Hill
Gants Hill is a district of Ilford in the London Borough of Redbridge in northeast London, England. It is a suburban development situated 9.5 miles (15.3 km) northeast of Charing Cross. It is also the name of a roundabout junction within the district.
- The name could have originated from the le Gant family, who were stewards of Barking Abbey.
- The name Gantesgrave appears in records as early as 1291.
- Alternatively, the name may be derived from 'Gnats Cross' in reference to the insects.