Barnet Lane, Elstree, Herts.
Road in/near Elstree, existing between 1777 and now
Print-friendly version of this page Elstree is a village in the southermost area of Hertfordshire situated on Watling Street.
Barnet Lane for centuries formed Hertfordshire’s boundary with Middlesex.
Barnet Lane which ran between Elstree and Barnet Gate existed prior to 1777. IT forms the A411 road.Licence:
Joan Collins, Anna Neagle and Stanley Kubrick have all lived in Barnet Lane.
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Though since boundary changes fully in Hertfordshire, until the 1990s it was half in Hertfordshire and half in Middlesex (now Greater London).
It is most famous for giving its name to the Elstree Film Studios in nearby Borehamwood where a number of famous British films were made.
Elstree has an airfield, with a paved runway, suitable for light aircraft use. The nearest railway station is Elstree & Borehamwood.