Kenilworth Close, Borehamwood, Herts.

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Kenilworth Close, WD6

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Road · Borehamwood · WD6 ·
MARCH
10
2017

Kenilworth Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area




NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
ABPC Elstree Studios British National Pictures Ltd purchased 50 acres of land on the south side of Shenley Road and began construction of two large film stages in 1925. The first film produced there was Madame Pompadour in 1927.
Bullbaiter’s Farm Bullbaiter’s Farm in 1905.
Bullbaiters Farm Bullbaiters Farm near Boreham Wood was originally called Bullbeggar's Farm - Bullbeggar meaning 'hobgoblin' or 'scarecrow'.
Bullbaiter’s Farm Sale (1905) Bullbaiter’s Farm was located at the bottom of the modern Bullhead Road.
Hillside School Hillside School existed between 1939 and 2000.
Horse and cart at Bullbaiter’s Farm Addition to Bullbaiter's Farm
Shenley Road water tank Shenley Road tank was a fire prevention feature of Boreham Wood.

NEARBY STREETS
Armstrong Close, WD6 Armstrong Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Balmoral Drive, WD6 Balmoral Drive is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Buckingham Road, WD6 Buckingham Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Bullhead Road, WD6 Bullhead Road was one of the earliest streets of the Laing Estate.
Chester Road, WD6 Chester Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Corfe Close, WD6 Corfe Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Dunster Court, WD6 This is a street in the WD6 postcode area
Durham Road, WD6 Durham Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Featherstone Gardens, WD6 Featherstone Gardens runs from Kenilworth Drive to Arundel Drive.
Hillside Avenue, WD6 Hillside Avenue was a pre-war road laid out from 1937 onwards.
Kenilworth Drive, WD6 Kenilworth Drive was one of the roads built for the proposed Laing’s Estate.
Manor Way, WD6 Manor Way was one of the first new roads to be designed in the Boreham Wood Estate.
Maxwell Road, WD6 Maxwell Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Norfolk Gardens, WD6 Norfolk Gardens is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Oakwood Avenue, WD6 Oakwood Avenue is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Penscroft Gardens, WD6 Penscroft Gardens is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Powys Court, WD6 Powys Court is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Thornbury Gardens, WD6 Thornbury Gardens runs from Kenilworth Drive to Arundel Drive.
Warren Grove, WD6 Warren Grove is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Warwick Road, WD6 Warwick Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Woodlands Close, WD6 Woodlands Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area


Borehamwood

Borehamwood is a town of approximately 30 000 residents in southern Hertfordshire, just outside London, and part of the London commuter belt.

Borehamwood, more commonly called Boreham Wood before the LCC estate was built, is part of the borough of Hertsmere. The town is often associated with the nearby village Elstree (being part of the ancient parish of Elstree), the two still share a local council, now called the Elstree and Borehamwood Town Council.

The A1 passes just to the east of the town, and the M25 passes about two miles north of it.

Since the 1920s, the town has been the location of several film studios. The former British National Studios on Clarendon Road are now the BBC’s Elstree Television Studios. One of BBC’s popular soaps, EastEnders, is produced at the BBC studios, as well as popular medical drama Holby City. ’Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’, ’Big Brother’ and major feature films are filmed at the Elstree Studios in Shenley Road.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Barnet grass speedway in operation
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199 Shenley Road, WD6
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203 Shenley Road, WD6
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205 Shenley Road, WD6
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215 Shenley Road, WD6
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215 Shenley Road, WD6
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215 Shenley Road, WD6
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215 Shenley Road, WD6
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View of Borehamwood (1928)
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Summerswood Primary School
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Horses and a cart at Bullbaiters (Bullbeggar’s) Farm c1880. The area has been built over and the farm was approximately where Bullhead Road, Boreham Wood is now. Bullbeggar meant "hobgoblin" or "scarecrow."
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Farmer George King retired from running Bullbaiter’s Farm on 25 March 1905. The farm was the property of the Earl of Strafford of Wrotham Park, South Mimms.
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Auction of farm goods after the retirement of farmer George King.
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MGM in Elstree Way when first built on a rural site. The first industry has moved in on the other side of the road.
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Hedges decorated for the 1935 Silver Jubilee of King George V.
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Hillside School
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Cranes Farm lies towards the centre of this 1939 image. The Horses Home and Furzehill Road at the bottom with the chalk outline of the future Ashley Drive clearly visible.
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292A bus at the Bull and Tiger (1970s)
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