A slang name used to generically describe the suburbs to the east of London
, including Essex
. The suffix "-ford
" denotes that such towns tend to be situated on a river, often the Thames. Such suburbs including Ilford, Stratford, Romford, etc. can therefore be referred to generally without causing direct offense to their residents. The prefix "Bling
" refers to the tendency of some of these residents to wear flashy, or gaudy jewellery, possibly implying that they are chavs
Sociologist: As we can see from this picture, these two people are chavs, sitting in a McDonald's restaurant in Blingford. They are denoted by their tracksuits, gaudy jewellery and next tattoos.
"That's coz you's a tasteless, chavvy, Blingford mutherfucker, innit! Aight?"