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Ordnance Survey
OS grid reference: TQ055905
London borough: Hillingdon
County level: Greater London
Region: London
Constituent country: England
Sovereign state: United Kingdom
Ceremonial county: Greater London
Historic county: Middlesex (1965)
Police force: Metropolitan Police
Fire brigade: London Fire Brigade
Ambulance service: London Ambulance
Post office and telephone
Post town: UXBRIDGE
Postal district: UB9
Dialling code: 01895
UK Parliament:
London Assembly: Ealing and Hillingdon
European Parliament: London
London | List of places in London

Harefield is a village in the London Borough of Hillingdon. Image File history File links Greater_london_outline_map. ... 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 administrative area of Greater London contains 32 London Boroughs, of which 12 (plus the City of London) make up Inner London and 20 Outer London. ... The London Borough of Hillingdon is the westernmost London borough in London, England and forms part of Outer London. ... Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Greater London is the top level administrative subdivision covering London and forms one of the nine regions of England. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is the top level administrative subdivision covering London and forms one of the nine regions of England. ... Constituent country is an official term used to describe three of the four principal component parts of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK): England; Scotland; Wales. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... Greater London is the top level administrative subdivision covering London and forms one of the nine regions of England. ... The historic counties of England are ancient subdivisions of England. ... Middlesex is one of the 39 historic counties of England and the second smallest (after Rutland). ... There are a number of policing agencies in the United Kingdom. ... The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is the Home Office police force responsible for Greater London, with the exception of the square mile of the City of London. ... Fire brigades in the United Kingdom are organised on a territorial basis. ... The London Fire Brigade (LFB) provides fire fighting and rescue services in London, UK. It is the third largest fire department in the world with nearly 7000 staff. ... This is a list of ambulance services in the United Kingdom: Ambulance services in England, after July 1, 2006 are A few deviations from the above have been made for operational reasons. ... The London Ambulance Service (LAS) is the largest ambulance service in the world that does not directly charge its patients for its services. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The UB postal area is a group of ten postal districts in north west Greater London which are subdivisions of six post towns. ... 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. ... The United Kingdom House of Commons is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs). ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Ealing and Hillingdon is a constituency represented in the London Assembly. ... Sign in the entrance of the European Parliament building in Brussels, written in all the official languages used in the European Union as of July 2006 The European Parliament building in Strasbourg The inside of the Strasbourg building The European Parliament building in Brussels The European Parliament (formerly European Parliamentary... London is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... This is a partial list of places in London, the capital city of the United Kingdom. ... A village is a human residential settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... The London Borough of Hillingdon is the westernmost London borough in London, England and forms part of Outer London. ...

Situated on top of a hill, Harefield is just inside the north-west 'corner' of the M25 motorway. The M25 motorway looking south between junctions 14 and 15, near Heathrow Airport. ...

Harefield is famous for its hospital, where pioneering heart surgery techniques were developed. Nearby is Mount Vernon Hospital, known for its plastic surgery and oncology departments amongst others. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

The church cemetery at St. Mary the Virgin, on Church Hill houses the graves of over 100 Australian and New Zealand Army Corps who lost their lives at the local field hospital after being recovered wounded from the French battlefields during WWI. The field hospital became Harefield prior to WWII. Each year on ANZAC Day a commemoration service is attended by local dignitaries, representatives from the Australian and New Zealand governments, local school children and many retired servicemen. Following the church service the congregation move to the cemetery and form around the ANZAC memorial. The last post and reveille are played, followed by a wreath laying ceremony. Local school children also place flowers on the multitude of well kept grave sites. An ANZAC soldier gives water to a wounded Turk The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (popularly abbreviated as ANZAC) was originally an army corps of Australian and New Zealand troops who fought in World War I at Gallipoli, in the Middle East and on the Western Front. ... WWI may be an acronym for: World War I World Wrestling Industry This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... ANZAC Day Dawn Service at Australian War Memorial, 25 April 2005, 90th anniversary Australia and New Zealand commemorate the ANZAC Day public holiday on April 25 every year to honour the bravery and sacrifice of the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC), and of all those...

Bus from Uxbridge U9 (quick) Bus from Ruislip 331 (slow)

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Nearest railway stations: Ickenham is a place in the London Borough of Hillingdon. ... Ruislip (pronounced rice-lip [raɪslɪp]) is a place in the London borough of Hillingdon, in northwest London, England, immortalised in Leslie Thomass 1974 novel of suburbia, Tropic of Ruislip. ... Northwood is a suburb of London in the London Borough of Hillingdon. ...

Harefield is also home to an Elite Gymnastics Academy See http://harefieldgym.com for more information Denham station is on the Chiltern Line out of Marylebone towards High Wycombe. ... Rickmansworth is a London Underground and National Rail station in the town of Rickmansworth, in the Three Rivers district of Hertfordshire just north of London. ... Gerrards Cross railway station serves the village of Gerrards Cross in Buckinghamshire. ...

Section 12: London Outer Orbital Path Section 13:
Uxbridge Harefield Moor Park

The London LOOPs logo, a flying kestrel, can be seen on the signs marking the route. ... Uxbridge is a place in the London Borough of Hillingdon in West London, England. ... Moor Park is a place in the Three Rivers district of Hertfordshire. ...

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