North Watford

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
North Watford
North Watford is located in Hertfordshire
North Watford
North Watford
 North Watford shown within Hertfordshire
OS grid reference TQ108987
District Watford
Shire county Hertfordshire
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WATFORD
Postcode district WD24
Dialling code 01923
Police Hertfordshire
Fire Hertfordshire
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament Watford
List of places
UK
England
Hertfordshire

Coordinates: 51°40′23″N 0°23′24″W / 51.673°N 0.39°W / 51.673; -0.39

North Watford Church of the Nazarene

North Watford is an area in Watford, Hertfordshire.

Location[edit]

North Watford is situated between Central Watford and Garston. It links Watford to the M1 and M25 via the A41.

Transport[edit]

Railway station[edit]

Watford North railway station serves the area; it is on the St Albans Branch Line.

Bus routes[edit]

The main bus routes which serve Watford and the surrounding area all pass down St Albans Road to get to the town centre from Garston bus garage. This means the area has very good bus links, including those from other towns such as St Albans by the 724, 321, 621, 622 and 320. There are also local bus routes 1, 8, 10 and bus W19 which servers the local housing estate. There is also the R8, 319 and R16 buses which serve Asda and Sainsbury's superstore.

Road[edit]

The Dome Roundabout[edit]

The Dome Roundabout links the A41 with Watford. It also links Watford to the M1, M25 and North Circular Road. In the opposite direction, heading north east, lies St Albans. It houses two large supermarkets and a number of petrol stations. There used to be 4 until one closed down due to competition from the others. Garston Fire Station and North Watford Library are also situated by the roundabout.

Shops[edit]

St Albans Road and its environs house a wide variety of retail and leisure outlets. These include: newsagents, public houses, restaurants and a Post Office.

Landmarks[edit]

The main landmark building in North Watford is the former Odhams Printers, which is still in use as a print works. The two residential tower blocks in the Meriden Estate, Munden View and Abbey View, are also notable landmark buildings.