Tempsford Avenue, Borehamwood, Herts.

Road in/near Borehamwood

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Tempsford Avenue gives its name to Tempsford Green, just beside it.

Tempsford Avenue, looking south towards Howard Drive.
Credit: Victor Rowntree
It leads down from Newark Green towards Howard Drive. Mostly it is residential, with most of the building overlooking Tempsford Green being in the form of maisonettes.

The road is named after Tempsford, a village and civil parish in Bedfordshire.

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Tempsford Avenue, looking south towards Howard Drive.
Victor Rowntree



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.
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