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Cheshunt
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Borough:Broxbourne
County:Hertfordshire
Region:East of England
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Hertfordshire
Traditional County:Hertfordshire
Postal County:Hertfordshire

Template:GBdot Cheshunt is a dormitory town in the county of Hertfordshire in south-east England, with a population of around 50,000 according to the UK's 2001 Census [1] (http://www.statistics.gov.uk/census2001/greater_london_urban_area.asp). It is just north of Waltham Cross the London Borough of Enfield, and south of Broxbourne and Hoddesdon.

Cheshunt is famous in several ways. The town's Bury Green neighbourhood was once the home of singer-songwriter Cliff Richard. Lotus Cars was also founded in Cheshunt, and the headquarters of Tesco, the UK's largest supermarket chain, is also located here.

Cheshunt is located on the A10 trunk road (a.k.a. the Great Cambridge Road) which provides links to the M25, as well as to London and the famous university city of Cambridge. Being located in the Lea Valley, Cheshunt also has access to the Lee Valley Park.

Services in Cheshunt include the Brookfield Centre, which includes Next, Boots, Argos and Marks & Spencer stores, as well as a large Tesco Extra store. There is a Marriott hotel nearby, and the town centre includes a wide variety of smaller shops.

Cheshunt's location is approximately Template:Coor dm, or UK Template:Gbmapping.


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Arms of the former Cheshunt Urban District Council
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Arms of the former Cheshunt Urban District Council

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