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Ardleigh Green
OS grid reference TQ535895
• Charing Cross 15.5 mi (24.9 km) WSW
London borough
Ceremonial county Greater London
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HORNCHURCH
Postcode district RM11
Dialling code 01708
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
EU Parliament London
UK Parliament
  • Hornchurch and Upminster
London Assembly
  • Havering and Redbridge
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UK
England
LondonCoordinates: 51°35′00″N 0°12′59″E / 51.5833°N 0.2165°E / 51.5833; 0.2165

Ardleigh Green /ˈɑːrdli/ 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.

Toponymy

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.

Transport

The nearest railway stations are:

  • Gidea Park
  • Harold Wood
  • Emerson Park
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