Elstree and Borehamwood

ElstreeElstree and Borehamwood Town Council
Elstree and Borehamwood is a civil parish in the Borough of Hertsmere in Hertfordshire, England.wikipedia
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Elstree

Elstree, HertfordshireElstree, EnglandE'''lstree
Elstree and Borehamwood is a recent renaming of the ancient parish of Elstree, covering the settlements of Elstree and Borehamwood. The parish includes the settlements of Elstree and Borehamwood, which are divided from each other by the Midland Main Line.
It forms part of the civil parish of Elstree and Borehamwood, originally known simply as Elstree.

Borehamwood

Boreham WoodWell EndBorehamwood, England
Elstree and Borehamwood is a recent renaming of the ancient parish of Elstree, covering the settlements of Elstree and Borehamwood. The parish includes the settlements of Elstree and Borehamwood, which are divided from each other by the Midland Main Line.
Borehamwood has a population of 31,074, and is within the civil parish of Elstree and Borehamwood and the London commuter belt.

Hertsmere

Borough of HertsmereHertsmere Borough Council
Elstree and Borehamwood is a civil parish in the Borough of Hertsmere in Hertfordshire, England.

List of the most populous civil parishes in England

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One of the most populous civil parishes in England, at the 2011 census it had a population of 37,065.

Elstree Rural District

Barnet Rural DistrictBarnetRural District of Elstree.
In 1894 it became part of the Barnet Rural District and the Elstree Parish Council was formed.

Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire, EnglandCounty of HertfordHerts
Elstree and Borehamwood is a civil parish in the Borough of Hertsmere in Hertfordshire, England.

Greater London

LondonLondon regionGreater London, England
Located approximately 12 mi northwest of central London and adjacent to the Greater London boundary, it is an urbanised parish with suburban residential development, some open land and light industry. The parish was part of the review area of the Royal Commission on Local Government in Greater London, however it did not form part of the proposed Greater London area.

Parish councils in England

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Formed in 1894 as the Elstree Parish Council, the local council is Elstree and Borehamwood Town Council.

Civil parish

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Elstree and Borehamwood is a civil parish in the Borough of Hertsmere in Hertfordshire, England. Elstree was an ancient parish in the Cashio Hundred of Hertfordshire.

Liberty of St Albans

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Elstree was an ancient parish in the Cashio Hundred of Hertfordshire.

Royal Commission on Local Government in Greater London

Herbert Commissionanother inquiry
The parish was part of the review area of the Royal Commission on Local Government in Greater London, however it did not form part of the proposed Greater London area.

Local Government Act 1972

1974 boundary changeslocal government reorganisation1974
The Local Government Act 1972 permitted parish councils to become town councils and provided a mechanism for the name of the parish to be changed if the district council was in agreement.

List of Greater London boundary changes

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The boundaries of Elstree and Borehamwood were adjusted on 1 April 1993 when part of the village of Elstree was transferred from Greater London and the boroughs of Barnet and Harrow, to Hertfordshire.

List of Hertfordshire boundary changes

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The boundaries of Elstree and Borehamwood were adjusted on 1 April 1993 when part of the village of Elstree was transferred from Greater London and the boroughs of Barnet and Harrow, to Hertfordshire.

Metropolitan Green Belt

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It is predominantly residential development with some light industry and open land in the Metropolitan Green Belt.

Midland Main Line

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The parish includes the settlements of Elstree and Borehamwood, which are divided from each other by the Midland Main Line.

Post town

postal townpost townsDependent Locality
For postal addresses, the parish is almost entirely within the Borehamwood post town and the WD6 postcode district.

WD postcode area

WDRICKMANSWORTHWatford post town
For postal addresses, the parish is almost entirely within the Borehamwood post town and the WD6 postcode district.

Oxford Street

Oxford CircusNew Oxford StreetOxford Street, London
The Elstree telephone exchange building is within 12.5 mi of Oxford Circus and subscriber numbers therefore use the 020 code.

020

London telephone area+44 2001
The Elstree telephone exchange building is within 12.5 mi of Oxford Circus and subscriber numbers therefore use the 020 code.

Elstree & Borehamwood railway station

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Elstree and Borehamwood railway station is located between the two main settlements on the Thameslink route from Bedford to Brighton via London.

Thameslink

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Elstree and Borehamwood railway station is located between the two main settlements on the Thameslink route from Bedford to Brighton via London.

List of stations in London fare zone 6

Travelcard Zone 6London fare zone 66
Although outside Greater London, the railway station is in London fare zone 6 for Travelcard and Oyster card fares, and the area is served by London Buses routes 107 and 292, providing connections to Arkley, Chipping Barnet, Colindale, Edgware and New Barnet.

Travelcard

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Although outside Greater London, the railway station is in London fare zone 6 for Travelcard and Oyster card fares, and the area is served by London Buses routes 107 and 292, providing connections to Arkley, Chipping Barnet, Colindale, Edgware and New Barnet.

Oyster card

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Although outside Greater London, the railway station is in London fare zone 6 for Travelcard and Oyster card fares, and the area is served by London Buses routes 107 and 292, providing connections to Arkley, Chipping Barnet, Colindale, Edgware and New Barnet.