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Local Villages & Hamlets

Click below to read more about the villages and hamlets in Kings Walden Parish:

Kings Walden Village

Kings Walden village is centred around Kings Walden Bury (owned by Pilkington Farm Partnerships) and includes the parish church of St Mary’s and Kings Walden Village Hall (privately owned). The hamlet itself has a population of about 35.

Ley Green

Ley Green is ½ mile north of the Kings Walden and has a population of 86. The village has a post office and store, and a pub, The Plough. Ley Green is listed in the 1086 doomsday book as a separate community of 4 households. The old school playing field is owned by the parish council and includes play equipment and a small sports pitch.

Breachwood Green

Breachwood Green lies 1 mile south-west of Kings Walden, and has a population of 614. The village has one pub, The Red Lion. The village school (Breachwood Green JMI) was built in 1859. To the north of the village is a partially restored windmill (without sails). The village also has a large Baptist chapel, village hall and recreation ground.

The village hall is managed by a community trust and is available for hire.

The recreation ground is managed by the parish council and includes a floodlit multi-use games arena and tennis court.

The Heath

The Heath is an area to the north of Breachwood Green. In addition to the original houses, it has some light industrial and commercial premises. The Heath includes the 1970s housing development of Windmill Rd.

Darley Hall

Darley Hall is ½ mile west of Breachwood Green and has a population of 30. It has a pub, The Fox.

Lawrence End

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Other Hamlets

Other hamlets include

  • Lye Hill ½ mile south of Breachwood Green, and its population is 33.
  • Wandon End  1 mile west of Breachwood Green.
  • Wandon Green 1 mile south of Breachwood Green and includes Diamond End.
  • Winch Hill 1 mile south-west of Breachwood Green. It is made up of several houses and is adjacent to Eastern perimeter of Luton Airport.
  • Austage End is ½ mile east of Ley Green.
  • Lawrence End to the south of the parish, has a large solar farm.