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Encyclopedia > Maple Cross
Maple Cross
Statistics
Population: 2'000 (apx)
Ordnance Survey
OS grid reference: TQ034929
Administration
District: Three Rivers
Shire county: Hertfordshire
Region: East of England
Constituent country: England
Sovereign state: United Kingdom
Other
Ceremonial county: Hertfordshire
Historic county: Hertfordshire
Services
Police force: Hertfordshire Constabulary
Ambulance service: East of England
Post office and telephone
Post town: RICKMANSWORTH
Postal district: WD3
Dialling code: 01923
Politics
UK Parliament: South West Hertfordshire
European Parliament: East of England

Maple Cross is a village in Hertfordshire, England with a large proportion of the housing being either council owned or formally council owned. The area is served by junction 17 of the M25 motorway, which makes up one of the boundaries of the village. It lies about 8km west of Watford. Image File history File links Dot4gb. ... Image File history File links Gb4dot. ... 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. ... Three Rivers is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. ... Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are a level of subnational division of England 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 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. ... 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 historic counties of England are ancient subdivisions of England. ... 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. ... There are a number of policing agencies in the United Kingdom. ... Hertfordshire Constabulary is the Home Office police force responsible for policing the county of Hertfordshire in England. ... This is a list of ambulance services in the United Kingdom: Ambulance services in England: Category: ... 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. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... 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). ... South West Hertfordshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... 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... East of England is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... 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. ... 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... The M25 motorway looking south between junctions 14 and 15, near Heathrow Airport. ... Watford is a town and district in Hertfordshire, England and is situated 27 km (17 miles) northwest of central London and within the bounds of the M25 motorway. ...


Many multi-national business have offices here, including Cadbury, Renault, and the UK headquarters of construction company Skanska. Cadbury Schweppes plc is a confectionery and beverage company with its headquarters in Birmingham, United Kingdom. ... Skanska is a multinational heavy-construction company based in Sweden. ...


Maple Cross is also the location of a large Thames Water sewage plant. The sewage plants claim to fame is its use as a storage facility for perfluorooctane sulfonate used to extinguish the fire at the Buncefield Oil Terminal Thames Water, known originally as the Thames Water Authority and after privatisation as Thames Water plc, is the utility responsible for water supply and waste water treatment in London and the Thames Valley. ... The 2005 Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal fire began after a series of explosions early on the morning of 11 December 2005. ...


 
 

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