Watford is a large town in Hertfordshire with a population of over 80,000 people. The town of Watford is only 20 miles to the north west of Central London, making it an easy commute into the capital for those wanting to work in London.
Watford has a thriving retail centre. The Harlequin shopping centre is the main shopping area within Watford. It has over 140 different shops. The town centre is a focal point for nightlife in Watford and there are many bars, restaurants and cafes.
Watford has many employment opportunities for those wishing to work in the town. A large number of businesses are based in Watford. Watford is home to the headquarters of public house chain J.D Wetherspoon, national lottery group Camelot and baby retailer Mothercare, amongst many others.
Watford Colosseum is a popular music hall in Watford which has been home to many orchestral concerts, including the recording of film scores including Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and the Sound of Music due to its high quality acoustics.
Watford shares excellent transport links with the rest of the UK. It is easily accessible by road and rail and there are frequent services to London and the surrounding areas. Watford does not have its own airport however there are direct services via rail to Birmingham, Heathrow and Luton airports.