NOTE: Since 1965 Waltham Forest is the name of the one of the boroughs of Greater London, situated several miles further south toward the centre of London. Care should be taken not to confuse the two.
Waltham Cross is the most southeasterly town in Hertfordshire, England. It is 12 miles from the City of London and immediately north of the M25 motorway, forming part of the Greater London Urban Area and London commuter belt. The Waltham Cross post town additionally includes Cheshunt and a small part of Enfield, Greater London.