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Encyclopedia > Garston, Hertfordshire
Population 20'417 (ONS Census 2001)
OS grid reference TL116002
District Watford
Shire county Hertfordshire
Region East
Constituent country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WATFORD
Postcode district WD25
Dial code 01923
Police Hertfordshire
Fire Hertfordshire
Ambulance East of England
UK Parliament Watford
European Parliament East of England
List of places: UKEnglandHertfordshire

Coordinates: 51°41′22″N 0°23′04″W / 51.6894, -0.3845 Image File history File links Download high resolution version (600x800, 11 KB) Summary Description: A blank map of the United Kingdom, with country outline and coastline; contact the author for help with modifications or add-ons Source: Reference map provided by Demis Mapper 6 Date: 2006-21-06 Author: User... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Watford is a town and district in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, situated 34 km (21 miles) northwest of London and within the bounds of the M25 motorway. ... Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are one of the four levels of English administrative division used for the purposes of local government. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom and part of the East of England Government Office region. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... The East of England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... Constituent countries is a phrase used, often by official institutions, in contexts in which a number of countries make up a larger entity or grouping; thus the OECD has used the phrase in reference to the former Yugoslavia[1], the Soviet Union and European institutions such as the Council of... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total 130... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The WD postcode area, also known as the Watford postcode area, is a group of 11 postal districts around the town of Watford in Hertfordshire, England. ... The UK telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Numbering Plan, is regulated by the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which replaced the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) in 2003. ... Hertfordshire Constabulary is the Home Office police force responsible for policing the county of Hertfordshire in England. ... A Fire Appliance belonging to the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service The fire service in the United Kingdom has undergone dramatic changes since the beginning of the 21st century, a process that has been propelled by a devolution of central government powers, new legislation and a change to operational... The (Hertfordshire) fire and rescue service with 29 stations across the county they are : * Baldock and Letchworth Fire Station * Berkhamsted Fire Station * (Bishops Stortford Fire Station) * Borehamwood Fire Station * Buntingford Fire Station * Bushey Fire Station * Cheshunt Fire Station * Garston Fire Station * Harpenden Fire Station * Hatfield Fire Station * Hemel Hempstead Fire... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust is the authority responsible for providing NHS ambulance services in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton, Norfolk, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Suffolk and Thurrock, in the East of England region. ... The United Kingdom House of Commons is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs). ... Watford is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... This is a list of Members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom in the 2004 to 2009 session, ordered by name. ... East of England is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places within counties List of places in Bedfordshire List of places in Berkshire List of places in Buckinghamshire List of places in Cambridgeshire List of places in Cheshire List of places in Cleveland List of places... This is a list of settlements in the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire, England. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Garston is a village in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, more or less contiguous with Watford and now, despite retaining a fiercely strong local identity, is effectively, a suburb. It is within the Stanborough, Woodside, and Meriden wards of Watford Borough Council although a small number of its streets are within Hertsmere Borough Council. Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom and part of the East of England Government Office region. ... Watford is a town and district in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, situated 34 km (21 miles) northwest of London and within the bounds of the M25 motorway. ... A ward is an electoral district used in local politics, most notably in England, Scotland, and Wales, as well as Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and many cities in the United States and the federal district of Washington, DC. Wards are usually named after neighbourhoods...

Watford's main out-of-town leisure park, Woodside Leisure Park, is in Garston on the A405 Kingsway road. It features a Vue cinema, Hollywood Bowl 10-pin bowling lane, two restaurants -- Chiquito and Frankie & Benny's and A children's indoor activity zone. Vue company logo Vue is a cinema company in Ireland and the UK. The company was formed in May 2003 when SBC International Cinemas bought Warner Village Cinemas. ... Hollywood Bowl in 2005. ...

Garston is home to the British Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, and the West Herts Crematorium at Garston is the principal facility for non-burial funerals in the West Hertfordshire area, serving Watford, St Albans and Hemel Hempstead. The Seventh-day Adventist (abbreviated Adventist[1]) Church is a Christian denomination which is distinguished by its observance of Saturday, the seventh day of the week, as the Sabbath. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Watford is a town and district in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, situated 34 km (21 miles) northwest of London and within the bounds of the M25 motorway. ... St Albans is the main urban area of the City and District of St Albans in southern Hertfordshire, England, around 22 miles (35. ... Hemel Hempstead is a town in Hertfordshire, England with a population of 81,143 at the 2001 Census. ...

The Building Research Establishment (BRE) is on Bucknalls Lane, Garston, just on the border with Bricket Wood. Breton (Brezhoneg) is a Celtic language spoken by some of the inhabitants of Brittany in France. ...

It also has its own railway station, as well as an Arriva bus garage. Garston is the second station on the St Albans Branch Line after leaving Watford Junction. ... An Arriva train in Denmark Arriva plc is a UK-based international public transport operator and vehicle rental company, headquartered in Sunderland. ...

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Hertfordshire is a relatively under-watched county and over the years has shown that it can turn up decent birds just like any other county - Paddyfield Warbler, Lesser Scaup, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Falcated Duck, Yellow-browed Warbler and Solitary Sandpiper are just a few examples.
Hertfordshire Natural History Society was founded in 1879, having previously been called the Watford & District Natural History Society.
We cover the north of Hertfordshire, including the towns of Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock and Royston, and many of the villages in between.
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