Area Guide

Borehamwood is commonly recognised as the home of TV & Film due to the location of the Elstree Film Studios since the 1920s, and more recently, the productions of ‘Eastenders’ and ‘Big Brother’.  The sprawling, mostly residential area was widely developed in the late 1950s, and then another wave in the 80s and 90s saw the further construction of modern, affordable detached and semi-detached properties in ‘The Campions’, ‘Studio Way’, and ‘Kensington Way’.  At the same time, the area in general took an upturn in the form of improved shopping and transport facilities, notably Tesco Extra and the rebuilding of the Thameslink station and bus terminal, as well as the Reel Cinema complex, and the Venue Leisure Centre.  However, the last five years have seen a major regeneration and redevelopment particularly along the ‘Shenley  Road corridor’ with the creation of several stylish and modern apartment blocks and budget hotels, together with improvements to the popular Boulevard retail shopping park which now boasts Debenhams, M&S Food, Next, Costa, Boots, WH Smith, Argos, Outfit and New Look, to name a few.  The high street is now an eclectic mix of the ubiquitous Starbucks and Cafe Nero coffee shops, banks, building societies, small independent shops, a new Library and Community Centre, and towards the bridge that links Elstree, a buzzing cafe culture has become established, as a huge number of eateries are located here.  Homes in the area are a mix of terraced, semi and detached properties, together with maisonettes and flat developments, many bordering or close to Greenbelt.  Borehamwood has always been considered an affordable area for housing, and the addition of extensive shopping, leisure and travel facilities, together with a good selection of places of worship and schools, has ensured its popularity has endured.


Schools in Borehamwood

Cowley Hill Primary

Hertswood Academy

Yavneh College

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  • Following our recent purchase, through the professional assistance of Jordan Silver, I would like you to know how very happy we were with the support your senior sales negotiator provided to us.

    - N & SC
  • Thank you so much for managing our sale. You not only exceeded the price I thought we would obtain but obtained it extremely quickly! I also wanted to express on a personal level how much I have appreciated the way that Tracey has looked after us. Her proactivity and level of care has been second-to-none and I am just unable to praise her enough for the exceptional way she has driven the sale through. I was always confident that you were the right agents to represent the property but the way that Tracey has looked after everything has far surpassed that expectation.

    - MH
  • I just wanted to write to say thank you. I cannot begin to tell you how overjoyed and delighted we are. We have somehow, and against so many odds, been gifted with the most beautiful house, on such a lovely road, with the brook at the bottom of our garden. The last few weeks have been completely agonising, and perhaps one of the most emotional times of my life. The faith you put in us, to stick with us, to provide the support and reassurance, and to get us over the line is something I genuinely will never forget.

    - SA
  • Dear Casey, my husband and I would like to thank you for your kindness and your efficiency. We highly recommend you for your professionalism. We wish you the most successful pursuit in your career with Real Estates, which you have indeed represented very well.

    - FF
  • It’s a big relief to get the exchange done and dusted. We have bought and sold a fair number of flats and houses over the years and I’d like to say that I have never worked with an agent as efficient, canny, courteous and smart as you. I doubt this would have happened without your dogged persistence and we’re both very grateful to you.

    - BB
  • I’m well aware of the efforts you and your team made not only to obtain a sale, but to assist me with a tricky situation. Lock down. Distance. Disrepair. A mess. Clearance.
    Your friendly, supportive, professional service knew no bounds. I’m only too well aware that you went way beyond the call of duty. Words are inadequate to express my gratitude to you, Casey and Tracey. It was a pleasure to meet you and to have you as part of our lives, albeit temporarily.

    - AM
  • Dear Jordan, I really appreciate everything you have done for us over the period of selling our house. You are the best Agent of all! We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

    - NR
  • Tracey, thank you so much for your help, you really are a fantastic agent and we have recommended you to our friends who are looking in the Woodside Park/Totteridge area.

    - RB
  • We wanted to say a big thank you for all of your help over the last few months. We‘ve already fallen in love with the house and think we’ll be really happy here!

    - J & SH
  • We are absolutely over the moon!! Thank you once again. Your communication throughout has been excellent. This process has been a real pleasure.

    - A & JS