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Chesham

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Underground station · Chesham · HP5 ·
JUNE
18
2017

Chesham is the fourth largest town in Buckinghamshire, situated on a spur of the Metropolitian Line - the further point from the centre of London of any other tube station.

The town is known for its four Bs, usually quoted as:- boots, beer, brushes and Baptists.

Chesham’s prosperity grew significantly during the 18th and 19th centuries with the development of manufacturing industry.

In the face of fierce competition from both home and abroad all these traditional industries rapidly declined. The ready availability of skilled labour encouraged new industries to the town both before and after the end of the Second World War.

Today employment in the town is provided by mainly small business engaged in light industry, technology and professional services.

From the early part of the 20th century onwards there has been a considerable expansion of the town with new housing developments and civic infrastructure. Increasingly Chesham has also become a commuter town with improved connection to London via the Underground and road networks. The town centre has been progressively redeveloped since the 1960s and was pedestrianised in the 1990s.

The population of the town has increased to slightly over 20,000 but further growth has been restricted because the area forms part of the Metropolitan Green Belt.


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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Chesham Chesham is the fourth largest town in Buckinghamshire, situated on a spur of the Metropolitian Line - the further point from the centre of London of any other tube station.

THE STREETS OF CHESHAM
Amy Lane, HP5 Amy Lane is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Asheridge Road, HP5 Asheridge Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Ashley Green Road, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Aspect Apartments, HP5 Aspect Apartments lies on the south side of Station, Road, Chesham.
Bellingdon Road, HP5 Bellingdon Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Bennetts, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Bevan Hill, HP5 Bevan Hill is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Bois Moor Road, HP5 Bois Moor Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Botley Road, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Britannia Road, HP5 Britannia Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Broadway Court, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Buslins Lane, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Chapmans Yard, N17 Chapmans Yard is one of the streets of London in the N17 postal area.
Cherry Tree Walk, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Chilton Road, HP5 Chilton Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Clay Acre, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Codmore Crescent, HP5 Codmore Crescent is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Conspect House, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Crabbe Crescent, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Cresswell Road, HP5 Cresswell Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Crown Business Estate 180-182, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Darsham Walk, HP5 Darsham Walk is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Darvell Drive, HP5 Darvell Drive is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Dell Close, HP5 Dell Close is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Dollings Yard, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Esprit, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Farriers Way, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Franchise Street, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Fryer Close, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Fuller’s Close, HP5 Fuller’s Close is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Garrett Close, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Gayton Close, HP6 Gayton Close is a road in the HP6 postcode area
George Street, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Great Acre, HP5 Great Acre is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Great Hivings, HP5 Great Hivings is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Greatacre, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Griffetts Yard, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Harding Road, HP5 Harding Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Harries Close, HP5 Harries Close is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Hawkes Court, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Hawthorn Way, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Hazelwood Close, HP5 Hazelwood Close is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Hearns Yard, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Higham Mead, HP5 Higham Mead is a road in the HP5 postcode area
HIghfield Road, HP5 HIghfield Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Hivings Court, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Hollybush Road, HP5 Hollybush Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Hospital Hill, HP5 Hospital Hill is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Jasmine Walk, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
King Street, HP5 King Street is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Little Spring, HP5 Little Spring is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Masefield Close, HP5 Masefield Close is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Milton Road, HP5 Milton Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Moor Road, HP5 Moor Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Mount Nugent, HP5 Mount Nugent is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Nalders Road, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Oakway, HP6 Oakway is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Overdale Road, HP5 Overdale Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Penn Avenue, HP5 Penn Avenue is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Pheasant Rise, HP5 Pheasant Rise is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Poles Hill, HP5 Poles Hill is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Preston Hill, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Pump Lane, HP5 Pump Lane is a small lane running past Hill Farm.
Rachels Way, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Runrig Hill, HP6 Runrig Hill is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Ryecroft Road, HP5 Ryecroft Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Shelley Road, HP5 Shelley Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Shepherds Way, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Springfield Road, HP5 Springfield Road is a road in the HP5 postcode area
St. Marys Way, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Stoney Grove, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Sunnymede Avenue, HP5 Sunnymede Avenue is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Tenterden Spinney, HP6 Tenterden Spinney is a road in the HP6 postcode area
The Farthings, HP6 The Farthings is a road in the HP6 postcode area
The Leys, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
The Mead Business Centre 176-178, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
The Spinney, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
The Willows, HP6 The Willows is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Trapps Lane, HP5 Trapps Lane is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Vale Road, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Valley view, HP5 Valley view is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Vere Close, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Waller Way, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
West Dean Lane, HP5 West Dean Lane is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Winstone Close, HP6 Winstone Close is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Wykeridge Close, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode




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