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Coordinates: 51°35′00″N 0°12′59″E / 51.5833°N 0.2165°E
Ardleigh Green is a neighbourhood in the London Borough of Havering, United Kingdom, and part of the Hornchurch post town. It is a suburban and predominantly residential development.
Ardleigh Green has a small set of shops and
London Bus services to Hornchurch, Gidea Park and Romford. It was known as "Hardley Green" until at least the early 17th century. [1 ]
Toponymy [ edit ]
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. [2 ]
Education [ edit ]
Ardleigh Green has a combined junior and primary school, as well as
Havering College of Further and Higher Education.
Transport [ edit ]
The nearest railway stations are:
References [ edit ]
^ 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.