Hemel Hempstead is a town in Hertfordshire in the East of England, 24 miles north west of London. It is situated on the River Gade which joins the Grand Union Canal.
Hemel, as it is often known as, was one of the "new" towns developed after World War II around a charming old village. The area has traces of Roman settlement with the remains of a Roman Villa near Picott's End.
The old High Street has plenty of antique shops and other local businesses. The Marlowes Shopping Centre is in the heart of the town and is complemented by national stores at the new Riverside development.
Jarmans Park retail and leisure complex includes a cinema and sports facilities. Leisure facilities include a dry ski run and a bowling alley. Hot air ballooning, paintballing and zip-lining at the Go Ape Centre at Wendover can also be enjoyed.
The town has an antiques market on Wednesdays and a general market from Thursday to Saturday.
Hemel Hempstead's road system is quite unique. The "Magic Roundabout" is designed to allow traffic to move around it in both directions.
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