West Ham is in the London Borough of Newham in London, England. In the west it is a post-industrial neighbourhood abutting the site of the London Olympic Park and in the east it is mostly residential, consisting of Victorian terraced housing interspersed with higher density post-war social housing. The area has been one of the most deprived in the country and as part of the New Deal for Communities programme it forms, with neighbouring Plaistow, a regeneration area. The place lends its name to West Ham United F.C. and West Ham Church School.
West Ham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2005 by Lyn Brown, a member of the Labour Party.
West Ham could be:
West Ham, London
- County Borough of West Ham
- West Ham (UK Parliament constituency)
- West Ham United F.C.
- West Ham station
- Westham, East Sussex
Usage examples of "west ham".
Outside an ex-pat bar called the Fruity Ferret we saw a man in a rain-sodden tuxedo being head-butted by a youth in a torn West Ham away shirt.
I never complained as I went off to watch West Ham that afternoon, having scoffed his portion of chips.
I left no quarter unremembered, taking a train of eight vehicles, now drawn by three motors, with which I visited West Ham and Kew, Finchley and Clapham, Dalston and Marylebone.
His old poster of West Ham football team was pinned right next to it.
His old poster of the West Ham football team was pinned right next to it.
Harry had caught Ron prodding Dean's poster of West Ham soccer team, trying to make the players move.