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Borehamwood Elstree Shenley Radlett


Radlett is a lively, modern urban village and is the ninth richest place in the UK. Origins of Radlett trace back further than the 18th century. Like Borehamwood, Radlett is also on the First Capital Connect rail line and is only 26 minutes from London's Kings Cross. The population is approximately 7,600 and the town is in the Borough of Hertsmere (whose offices are situated in Elstree Way, Borehamwood).


The M1, A1 and M25 are all within easy reach, providing direct access to London and the rest of the UK. A First Capital Connect train service runs to London King's Cross, St Albans and Luton at regular intervals. A comprehensive bus network provides links to neighbouring areas.


There are a good range of shops, pubs and restaurants down the main high street, Watling Street. The Battlers Green Farm shops offer traditional fresh produce together with a selection of arts and crafts. There is a range of food retailers and restaurants including Pizza Express, Spizzico, Prezzo and Tim Table.


The Radlett Centre is home to the Parish Council Offices, village library and a community hall (providing theatre and concert facilities, meeting rooms and a bar). Tennis courts can be found along Watling Street, as well as the Radlett Golf Range in Harper Lane and the Porters Park Golf Club on Shenley Hill.


Newberries JMI, Newberries Avenue - 01923 857180
St Johns Infant and Nursery, Gills Hill Lane - 01923 856594
Fair Field JM, Watford Road - 01923 856341
University of Hertfordshire, Aldenham - 01923 857515

Employment Opportunities

Hertfordshire has a thriving business community, with a work force of approximately 550,000. In September 2000, unemployment stood at 8,700 (1.7% of the workforce compared to the national average of about 4%). The close proximity to London, makes the county popular for commuters working in the City.

Within the area there are many places of worship (including churches and synagogues). For further information on this subject or any other, please feel free to visit our main office to collect a through guide to the area.