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Ardleigh Green
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Nelmes Way, 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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England
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51°35′00″N 0°12′59″E / 51.5833°N 0.2165°E / 51.5833; 0.2165Coordinates: 51°35′00″N 0°12′59″E / 51.5833°N 0.2165°E / 51.5833; 0.2165

Ardleigh Green is an area in east London, England, within the London Borough of Havering. It is 15.5 miles (25 km) east-northeast of Charing Cross. This part of London is predominantly residential.

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

Education

Ardleigh Green has a combined junior and primary school, as well as Havering College of Further and Higher Education.

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