Elstree

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Elstree is a village in the Hertsmere borough of Hertfordshire, England.wikipedia
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Hertsmere

Borough of HertsmereHertsmere Borough Council
Elstree is a village in the Hertsmere borough of Hertfordshire, England.
Other towns in the borough include Bushey, Elstree, Radlett and Potters Bar.

Elstree Studios

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Elstree is perhaps best known for the Elstree Film Studios, where a number of famous British films were made, and the BBC Elstree Centre, where the TV soap opera EastEnders is made; these are both located in Borehamwood.
Elstree Studios is a generic term which can refer to several current and defunct British film studios and television studios based in or around the towns of Borehamwood and Elstree in Hertfordshire.

Borehamwood

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The village often lends its shorter name to businesses and amenities in the adjacent town of Borehamwood, and the names of Elstree and Borehamwood are used interchangeably.
The town is perhaps most well known for its multiple film and TV studios (although only two of any significance remain), commonly known as Elstree Studios, hence the association with Elstree.

Elstree and Borehamwood

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It forms part of the civil parish of Elstree and Borehamwood, originally known simply as Elstree.
Elstree and Borehamwood is a recent renaming of the ancient parish of Elstree, covering the settlements of Elstree and Borehamwood.

Hertfordshire

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Elstree is a village in the Hertsmere borough of Hertfordshire, England.
The studios generally used the name of Elstree.

Elstree & Borehamwood railway station

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Elstree & Borehamwood railway station is on the Thameslink line between London St Pancras and Bedford.
It primarily serves Borehamwood as well as the nearby village of Elstree, 1.3 mi to the south-west.

Elstree South tube station

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Elstree South Underground station was due to be an extension of the Northern line, planned in the 1930s, but never completed.
Elstree South (usually just Elstree on Underground maps) was a proposed London Underground station in Elstree, Hertfordshire.

Elstree School

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The 18th century Grade II listed building, Elstree Hill House, is still on Elstree Hill South, and used to be the home of the old Elstree School (see Schools). Elstree School, a boys' preparatory school, was located in Elstree from 1848 until 1938 before moving to Woolhampton, Berkshire before the outbreak of the Second World War.
As its name suggests, the school was founded in 1848 in Elstree, Hertfordshire, at Hill House on Elstree Hill, an 18th-century Grade II Listed Building.

A5 road (Great Britain)

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It is about 13 mi northwest of central London on the former A5 road, that follows the course of Watling Street.
The A5 number disappears at the A41 near Edgware but the original road continues as the A5183 through Elstree, Radlett, St Albans, Redbourn and Dunstable.

Deacon's Hill

The area of Borehamwood to the west of the railway line, formally Deacon's Hill, is colloquially called Elstree even though it is not contiguous with the village.
Deacon's Hill is an area of Elstree, Hertfordshire, England.

Aldenham Works

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London Transport's Aldenham Works was sited on the edge of Elstree close to the A41; it was opened in 1956, closed in 1986, and demolished in 1996.
It was located on the edge of the Hertfordshire village of Elstree and not in Aldenham.

Aldenham House

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Aldenham House is a former country house in Elstree, just south-east of Aldenham village and west of Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, which was the seat of the Gibbs family, who were the Barons Aldenham.

Elstree Airfield

Elstree Aerodrome
Elstree Aerodrome is licensed by the CAA and has a 2150 ft paved runway, suitable most for light aircraft and turbine powered G A aircraft.
London Elstree Aerodrome is an operational general aviation aerodrome located in Elstree, and is situated 2.6 NM east of Watford, Hertfordshire, England.

Aldenham School

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Elstree is home to Aldenham School, and Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School, both independent public schools (ie.
Aldenham School is a co-educational independent school for pupils aged eleven to eighteen, located between Elstree and the village of Aldenham in Hertfordshire, England.

Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School

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Elstree is home to Aldenham School, and Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School, both independent public schools (ie.
The Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School (also referred to as Haberdashers', Habs or Habs Boys) is a public school for boys aged 5–18 in Elstree, Hertfordshire, England.

Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls

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fee-paying), Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls, and St Nicholas Church of England V.A Primary School.
Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls is an independent day school in Elstree, Hertfordshire.

London Outer Orbital Path

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Section 15 of the London Outer Orbital Path (London Loop) goes through Elstree, before continuing as Section 16, a 10-mile (16 km) walk from Elstree to Cockfosters.
The walk begins at Erith on the south bank of the River Thames and passes clockwise through Crayford, Petts Wood, Coulsdon, Banstead, Ewell, Kingston upon Thames, Uxbridge, Elstree, Cockfosters, Chingford, Chigwell, Grange Hill and Upminster Bridge before ending at Purfleet, almost directly across the Thames from its starting point.

Aldenham Country Park

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Aldenham Country Park is both a recreational facility and a breeding centre for rare livestock.
It is now part of the Watling Chase Community Forest, near Elstree, Hertfordshire, England.

BBC Elstree Centre

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Elstree is perhaps best known for the Elstree Film Studios, where a number of famous British films were made, and the BBC Elstree Centre, where the TV soap opera EastEnders is made; these are both located in Borehamwood.

Watling Street

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It is about 13 mi northwest of central London on the former A5 road, that follows the course of Watling Street.
The stretch between London and Shrewsbury (continuing to Holyhead) is known as the A5 (between Elstree to just north of Dunstable (where the A5 naming resumes), the road is numbered A5183).

Houlder Line

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Originally a 19th-century steam ship owned by the Houlder Brothers, the town also lends its name to a series of ships called the Elstree Grange (rebuilt 1916, 1944, 1979), at one time sunk during the Second World War.
. The first word in the ships name was usually an English village having an initial making up part of the company name: e.g. Hornby Grange, Oswestry Grange, Upwey Grange, Langton Grange, Dunster Grange, Elstree Grange.

E. J. May

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A house in Elstree designed by architect Edward John May (1853–1941) was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1887.

Radlett murder

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In 1823 Elstree became notorious for the Elstree murder of William Weare, killed in Radlett and the body disposed of in a pond in Elstree by John Thurtell.
The victim, William Weare, was killed in Radlett and the body disposed of in a pond in Elstree.

Woolhampton

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Elstree School, a boys' preparatory school, was located in Elstree from 1848 until 1938 before moving to Woolhampton, Berkshire before the outbreak of the Second World War.
Between Douai Abbey and the village is the historic Woolhampton House, which now houses Elstree School, a preparatory school that moved to Woolhampton from the London suburb of Elstree during the Second World War.

Trevor Dawson

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It was the country home of armaments manufacturer and First Baronet Sir (Arthur) Trevor Dawson, (1866–1931).
He died suddenly of heart failure at his country seat, Edgewarebury House in Elstree, Hertfordshire, and was buried in Elstree churchyard.