All you need to know about Cheshunt

Cheshunt is a town in Hertfordshire which sits just minutes outside of the M25. It is largely a commuter town as it is only thirteen miles from central London.

'Cheshunt' was originally recorded in the Domesday book as Cestrehunt and lay on Ermine Street, the main road leading north out of London. Queen Elizabeth I and Richard Cromwell also lived here during the 16th century.

The headquarters of Tesco are currently in Cheshunt and Debenhams and Lotus Cars were founded in the city. The main shopping area, the Brookfield Centre, was opened in the 1980s. It houses shops including Marks and Spencer, Argos, Next and Boots.

The most famous former resident of the town is Sir Cliff Richard.

The majority of the serviced apartments Cheshunt has to offer are near transport links of some kind.