Ely Gardens, Borehamwood, Herts.

Road in/near Borehamwood, existing between 1951 and now

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Ely Gardens, WD6

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Road · Borehamwood · WD6 ·
MARCH
24
2018

Ely Gardens is a cul-de-sac off of Nicoll Way.

Ely Gardens was typical of the L.C.C. house building style of the early 1950s.

Initially, there were two housing estates in Borehamwood - Site 1 and Site 2. Site 1 - the south side of Shenley Road/Elstree Way - was built first, commencing in 1951. Site 2 was north of Shenley Road and Elstree Way.

Ely Gardens commenced building around 1951, of 5000 properties comprising: one, two and three-bedroom houses, terraced and semi-detached, one and two-bedroom flats and bungalows. During the building programme, some older trees, bushes and green hedges were left. Some roads such as Ely Gardens had large greens outside the houses.


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Ely Gardens (2009)

Ely Gardens (2009)
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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Barnet Grass Speedway Barnet Grass Speedway was active between 1929 and 1936, next to the recently constructed Barnet By Pass.
Cranes Farm Cranes Farm was a farm in Boreham Wood.
Home of Rest for Horses The Home of Rest for Horses was situated at the corner of Furzehill Road and Barnet Lane, near Borehamwood.
Manor Farm Manor Farm was originally a farm in Boreham Wood.
The Directors Arms/Bull and Tiger The Directors Arms was formerly known as the Bull and Tiger.

NEARBY STREETS
Arundel Drive, WD6 Arundel Drive runs from Furzehill Road to Balmoral Drive.
Ashley Drive, WD6 Ashley Drive was one of the original Laing estate roads.
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
Burghley Avenue, WD6 Burghley Avenue is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Carlton Close, WD6 Carlton Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Clydesdale Close, WD6 Clydesdale Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Cobb Close, WD6 This is a street in the WD6 postcode area
Dacre Gardens, WD6 Dacre Gardens is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Dales Road, WD6 Dales Road is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Easton Gardens, WD6 Easton Gardens is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Farriers Way, WD6 Farriers Way was built on the site of the former Home of Rest for Horses.
Featherstone Gardens, WD6 Featherstone Gardens runs from Kenilworth Drive to Arundel Drive.
Grantham Green, WD6 Grantham Green is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Hackney Close, WD6 Hackney Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Halter Close, WD6 Halter Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Howard Drive, WD6 Howard Drive is a street in Borehamwood
Hunter Close, WD6 Hunter Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Knebworth Path, WD6 Knebworth Path is a cut through between Nicoll Way and Balmoral Drive.
Lincoln Court, WD6 This is a street in the WD6 postcode area
Manor Way, WD6 Manor Way was one of the first new roads to be designed in the Boreham Wood Estate.
Monkswood Gardens, WD6 Monkswood Gardens is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Nicoll Way, WD6 Nicoll Way is an arterial road in the first LCC built in Boreham Wood.
Norfolk Gardens, WD6 Norfolk Gardens is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Penscroft Gardens, WD6 Penscroft Gardens is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Richmond Close, WD6 Richmond Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Ripon Way, WD6 Ripon Way was planned as one of the main roads of the Laing Estate.
Rye Close, WD6 Rye Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Saddlers Close, WD6 This is a street in the WD6 postcode area
Stangate Crescent, WD6 Stangate Crescent is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Stirling Way, WD6 Stirling Way was built as the 1930s began.
Suffolk Close, WD6 This is a street in the WD6 postcode area
Tinwell Mews, WD6 Tinwell Mews is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Warren Grove, WD6 Warren Grove 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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