Waltham Forest is a London Borough situated in the north-east of London. This borough was formed in 1965 with the merge of the County Boroughs of Walthamstow, Chingford and Leyton. Waltham Forest owes its popularity to managing deer as an institution in the south-west Essex. Here you can find built-up urban districts and excellent inner city characteristics. Neighbouring authorities are Hackney and Newham in the south, Epping Forest/Essex in the north and Redbridge in the east.