Welcome to Chandlers Ford
Chandlers Ford, located in the county of Hampshire, United Kingdom, situated seven miles north of one of England’s major ports, the city of Southampton. The village (now with an ever growing population) is a district within the Borough of Eastleigh and until recently, Chandlers Ford was an ‘unparished area’ of Eastleigh but a local poll has been taken resulting in a change. The M3 motorway flanks the eastern border of Chandler’s Ford and the town is known for its many working commuters to both Southampton and London. The railway line is now a single track running from Eastleigh to Salisbury via Romsey and the station at Hursley Road which was closed in 1969 reopened in 2003. A regional airport, is only a few miles away being just to the east of Eastleigh. The village name may also be spelt as Chandler’s Ford.
Hiltingbury Lakes is located at Chandlers Ford in Hampshire and has about seventeen acres of water, woodland and wildlife. This community open space is right in the heart of the town and a place where you can enjoy walking, fishing or just watching the wildlife. The woodlands are mainly pine and were a common site in the landscape of this area in the Victorian and Edwardian eras. There are also oaks and hazel trees in the woodlands and it is home to many of Britain’s common species of bird and small mammals, including squirrels and Green Woodpeckers.
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