Albert Square, WD6

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Albert Square, WD6

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Albert Square is the fictional location of the BBC soap opera EastEnders.

It is ostensibly located in the equally fictional London borough of Walford in London.

Central to the Square is the garden - this is home to Arthur Fowler’s bench, which was placed there in memory of him.

One corner of the square is taken up by The Queen Victoria Public House. It is known to residents as the Queen Vic or simply ’The Vic’, and stands south of the square at number 45 Albert Square, where it joins with Bridge Street.

East of the pub is a building with 2 flats and west of these in the southwest corner leads off to a walkway through to Turpin Way, on which the Walford Community Centre and Playground are found.

To the west of the Queen Vic, across the junction with Bridge Street, is the Beale house, 45 Albert Square. Next to that is 43 Albert Square. In the southwest corner of the square is number 41. Between numbers 41 and 43 is Daisy Lane, a pathway connecting Albert Square to Victoria Square.

On the west edge of The Square there are two houses 18 and 20 Albert Square, which have been knocked through as a single property and then later separated again. It was previously Walford’s B&B, ’Kim’s Palace’. North of the old B&B is the rear of 55 Victoria Road. A row of five terraced houses line the north edge of Albert Square. The westernmost house is number 31. The property next door is split into two flats. Number 25 was the home of Dot Cotton.

The easternmost property in the terrace is number 23, which was destroyed in September 2014 by a fire. On the northeast edge of Albert Square is a car lot, south of which is another terrace of three elevated properties. The northernmost house is number 5. A road leaves to the north at the northeast edge of the square, passing by the car lot. The middle house is 3 Albert Square. Most southerly of this terrace is number 1, originally flats with the doctor’s surgery on the ground floor, which later becomes a single house.


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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
105 Shenley Road, WD6 105 Shenley Road lies along the main street of Borehamwood.
27A Theobald Street 27a Theobald Street was once Boreham Wood’s first purpose-built school.
66 Shenley Road, WD6 66 Shenley Road used to lie on the corner of Furzehill Road.
68 Shenley Road 68 Shenley Road was a shop on the corner of Furzehill Road - now disappeared.
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.
Boreham Wood Baptist Church The Baptist Church, situated on the corner of Furzehill Road, opened on 14 July 1911.
Buses in Shenley Road A 292 and 358 in Shenley Road.
Fox and Clark Furniture Shop (1905) The Fox and Clark Furniture Shop was situated at 73 Shenley Road, Boreham Wood.
Neptune House Neptune House, built as part of the ATV studios, is now part of the BBC studios.
Shenley Road (1930s) Shenley Road, Borehamwood in the 1930s
The Myriad Stores Added photo for 49 Shenley Road, WD6

NEARBY STREETS
Aberford Road, WD6 Aberford Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Audley Close, WD6 Audley Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Badminton Close, WD6 Badminton Close is a cul-de-sac running north from Stratfield Road.
Barton Way, WD6 Barton Way is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Brickfield Cottages, WD6 Brickfield Cottages lie between Theobald Street and the railway.
Broughinge Road, WD6 Broughinge Road is home to Boreham Wood Football Club.
Canterbury House, WD6 Canterbury House is a tower block in Borehamwood.
Canterbury Road, WD6 Canterbury Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Chandos Road, WD6 Chandos Road was constructed upon a remaining field of Tilehouse Farm.
Chatsworth Close, WD6 Chatsworth Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Clarendon Road, WD6 Clarendon Road runs north from Shenley Road.
Croxdale Road, WD6 Croxdale Road is a street in Borehamwood
Eldon Avenue, WD6 Eldon Avenue is a street in Borehamwood.
Essex Road, WD6 Essex Road was created just prior to the first world war.
Fairway Avenue, WD6 Fairway Avenue links Brook Road and Eldon Avenue.
Gables Avenue, WD6 Gables Avenue is a road in the WD6 postcode area
George Street, WD6 George Street is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Goodwood Path, WD6 This is a street in the WD6 postcode area
Grosvenor Road, WD6 Grosvenor Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Haddon Close, WD6 Haddon Close was one of a series of roads off Stratfield Road named after country estates.
Keystone Passage, WD6 Keystone Passage commemorates the Keystone factory.
Kingsley Avenue, WD6 Kingsley Avenue is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Lexington Close, WD6 Lexington Close is a cul-de-sac that didn’t last.
Malden Road, WD6 Malden Road is parallel to Essex Road.
Markham Close, WD6 Markham Close was created out of the sale and subsequent demolition of Theobald Street houses.
Meryfield Close, WD6 Meryfield Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Orchard Close, WD6 Orchard Close is a cul-de-sac off of Links Drive.
Park Crescent, WD6 Park Crescent is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Red Road, WD6 Red Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Shenley Road, WD6 Shenley Road is the main street running through Borehamwood.
Stratfield Road, WD6 Stratfield Road was built over the land of Tilehouse Farm in the late 1960s.
Sutton Path, WD6 This is a street in the WD6 postcode area
The Reddings, WD6 The Reddings is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Theobald Street, WD6 Theobald Street runs from the centre of Borehamwood to the centre of Radlett.
Thirston Path, WD6 This is a street in the WD6 postcode area
Thurston Way, WD6 Thurston Way is a location in London.
Tilehouse Close, WD6 Tilehouse Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Turpin Road, WD6 A street within the KT17 postcode
Water End Close, WD6 Water End Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Welbeck Close, WD6 Welbeck Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Whitehouse Avenue, WD6 Whitehouse Avenue was originally to be called Cornwall Avenue.


Walford

Walford is a fictional area of London.




LOCAL PHOTOS
Aberford Park lake
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Meryfield crest
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Brickfield Cottages, Boreham Wood
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Clarendon Road, WD6
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Leeming Road, WD6
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Shenley Road, WD6
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1 Shenley Road, WD6
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7 Shenley Road, WD6
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35 Shenley Road, WD6
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37 Shenley Road, WD6
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In the neighbourhood...

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Aberford Park lake
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Brickfield Cottages, Boreham Wood
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Theobald Street, looking south near the original Crown pub
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Watercolour of the lower part of Theobald Street.
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Clarendon Road, WD6
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Shenley Road, WD6
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1 Shenley Road, WD6
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7 Shenley Road, WD6
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35 Shenley Road, WD6
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37 Shenley Road, WD6
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