Romford 'UK's luckiest' town

The National Lottery has presented Romford with a ceremonial flag, to honour its status as "the UK's luckiest town".

Camelot says that Romford has more big-money prize-winners per head of population than anywhere else in the country.

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Where the winners live: top 10 lottery postcodes

The top 10 postcodes for big-money National Lottery wins are:

  • 1. RM – Romford
  • 2. SR – Sunderland
  • 3. NE – Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • 4. L – Liverpool
  • 5. EN – Enfield
  • 6. WA – Warrington
  • 7. BR – Bromley
  • 8. WV – Wolverhampton
  • 9. DA – Dartford
  • 10. DD - Dundee

These areas have more "top-tier" winners, per head of population, than anywhere else in the UK. High tier prizes refer to prizes of over £50,000 across all National Lottery games.

Romford flies flag as 'UK's luckiest town'

The flag declares Romford 'the UK’s luckiest postcode’. Credit: Camelot

The National Lottery has presented Romford with a ceremonial flag, to honour its status as "the UK's luckiest town".

Since the National Lottery launched in 1994, 40 millionaires have been created in the RM postcode, and 317 prizes of at least £50,000 have been banked.

That means there are more big-money prize-winners, per head of population, in Romford than anywhere else in the country.

The flag will fly in front of Havering Town Hall. Credit: Camelot.

A spokesman said:

"Romford is the first postcode to ever fly The National Lottery ceremonial flag, let’s hope it brings a further dose of luck for RM residents in the year to come."

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