Print-friendly version of this page Albert Square, E20 Albert Square is the fictional location of the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Brodewater Road, WD6 Brodewater Road is a short road running between Broughinge Road and Hartforde Road. Green Street, WD6 Green Street is the modern name for the road which runs through the area, north to south, and which connects Borehamwood with Shenley. Neagle Close, WD6 Neagle Close is named after Dame Anna Neagle (1904–1986), born Florence Marjorie Robertson, a popular English stage and film actress. Oberon Close, WD6 Oberon Close is one of the roads built on the former MGM studios land. Siskin Close, WD6 Siskin Close was built on the site of the Boreham Wood Engine Works. Studio Way, WD6 Studio Way is the main road through the Studio Estate in Borehamwood. Whitehall Close, WD6 Whitehall Close was named for the Whitehall Studios which formerly stood on the site. York Crescent, WD6 York Crescent was created to connect industrial areas off of Elstree Way. York Way, WD6 York Way is the remnant of a service road which used to serve the MGM studios.
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