Arundel Drive, Borehamwood, Herts.
Road in/near Borehamwood, existing between 1939 and now
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Arundel Drive runs from Furzehill Road to Balmoral Drive
Oak Farm was situated at the junction of Arundel Drive and Furzehill Road - opposite the Arundel Drive entrance to Summerswood School.
Running east past Thornbury Gardens
, it reaches Manor Way
at a mini roundabout beside Three Ways Community Centre.
Proceeding north of the green it has a junction with Monkswood Gardens
before meeting Balmoral Drive
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Manor Way, WD6 Manor Way was one of the first new roads to be designed in the Boreham Wood Estate. Nicoll Way, WD6 Nicoll Way is an arterial road in the first LCC built in Boreham Wood. Ripon Way, WD6 Ripon Way was planned as one of the main roads of the Laing Estate.
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.