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Ardleigh Green shown within Greater London
|OS grid reference|
|– Charing Cross||15.5 mi (24.9 km) WSW|
|Ceremonial county||Greater London|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|UK Parliament||Hornchurch and Upminster|
|London Assembly||Havering and Redbridge|
The name Ardleigh is a corruption of an older name, Haddeleye, meaning "heath clearing" or "clearing where heather grows" from the Old English hæth and lēah. It was still referred to as "Hardley Green" as late as 1883 when the name appeared in an Ordnance Survey map of the area.
Ardleigh Green has a combined junior and primary school, as well as Havering College of Further and Higher Education.
The nearest railway stations are:
- Powell, W.R. "A History of the County of Essex: Volume 7". Retrieved 2 January 2012.
- Mills, A.D. (2010). A Dictionary of London Place-Names. Oxford University Press. p. 8. ISBN 9780199566785.
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