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Kenilworth Close is a road in the WD6 postcode area
Albert Square, E20 Albert Square is the fictional location of the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Aldridge Avenue, HA8 Aldridge Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex. Allerton Close, WD6 Allerton Close, like Allerton Road, is named after a village in North Yorkshire. Allerton Road, WD6 Allerton Road is named after Allerton Mauleverer - a village in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire. Allum Lane, WD6 Allum Lane links Borehamwood with Watling Street just north of Elstree village. Barnet Gate Lane, EN5 Barnet Gate Lane runs from Barnet Road before its name changes to Mays Lane when it reaches Totteridge. Barnet Lane, WD6 Barnet Lane for centuries formed Hertfordshire’s boundary with Middlesex. Blattner Close, WD6 Blattner Close was named after Ludwig (Louis) Blattner, cinema pioneer, when built in the late 1990s. Brodewater Road, WD6 Brodewater Road is a short road running between Broughinge Road and Hartforde Road. Brook Road, WD6 Brook Road is one of the main arteries in the northern part of Borehamwood. Burrell Close, HA8 Burrell Close is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex. Chandos Road, WD6 Chandos Road was constructed upon a remaining field of Tilehouse Farm. Farriers Way, WD6 Farriers Way was built on the site of the former Home of Rest for Horses. Glengall Road, HA8 Glengall Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex. 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. Haddon Close, WD6 Haddon Close was one of a series of roads off Stratfield Road named after country estates. Harrowes Meade, HA8 Harrowes Meade is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex. Hartland Drive, HA8 Hartland Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex. Hendon Wood Lane, NW7 Hendon Wood Lane leaves Highwood Hill to run north to the former Hertfordshire/Middlesex county boundary at Barnet Gate. Hyver Hill, EN5 Hyver Hill is an exclusive road off of the Barnet By Pass near Stirling Corner. Kingsley Court, HA8 Kingsley Court is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex. Manor Way, WD6 Manor Way was one of the first new roads to be designed in the Boreham Wood Estate. Markham Close, WD6 Markham Close was created out of the sale and subsequent demolition of Theobald Street houses. Neagle Close, WD6 Neagle Close is named after Dame Anna Neagle (1904–1986), born Florence Marjorie Robertson, a popular English stage and film actress. Nicoll Way, WD6 Nicoll Way is an arterial road in the first LCC built in Boreham Wood. Oberon Close, WD6 Oberon Close is one of the roads built on the former MGM studios land. Pentland Avenue, HA8 Pentland Avenue is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex. Percheron Road, WD6 Percheron Road like many roads on the site of the Home of Rest for Horses has an equine theme. Ripon Way, WD6 Ripon Way was planned as one of the main roads of the Laing Estate. Shakespeare Drive, WD6 Shakespeare Drive, which was part of the former Furzehill School is part of a development by Persimmon Plc. Shetland Close, WD6 Shetland Close, like other roads on the ’Horses Home’ estate was named after a breed of horse. Siskin Close, WD6 Siskin Close was built on the site of the Boreham Wood Engine Works. Station Road, WD6 Station Road was laid out shortly after the railway was built to connect new industry built alongside the railway with the centre of the village. Studio Way, WD6 Studio Way is the main road through the Studio Estate in Borehamwood. Tayside Drive, HA8 Tayside Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex. 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