The shortlist of names for a new square has been released ahead of a public vote.

People have until September 21 to register their views on the name of the square, which is part of the £2million regeneration project, Better Barkingside, in High Street.

The shortlisted include Spitfire Square or Squadron Square, in tribute to RAF Fairlop, in Aldborough Road, Barkingside, which was operational for 70 years.

Another proposed name is Commemoration Square ,in tribute of those who fought in the Great War from the area.

The other names are Harmony Square, to reflect the cultural diversity of Barkingside, or Ken Aston Square.

Aston was a football referee and headteacher of Newbury Park School, who took charge of the 1963 FA Cup Final and widely to have introduced of yellow and red cards.

The winning name will be announced on September 27 at the Barkingside Light Night event.

Voting forms are available at Barkingside's Fullwell Cross Library from today and will be online on Redbridge council’s website.

Completed forms should be placed in the ballot box at the library or send to: Matthew Maple, Planning and Regeneration, Town Hall, 128-142 High Road, Ilford, IG1 1DD.