Place:Chandler's Ford, Hampshire, England

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NameChandler's Ford
Alt namesChandler's Fordsource: WeRelate abbreviation
TypeVillage
Coordinates50.983°N 1.383°W
Located inHampshire, England
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Chandler's Ford (originally The Ford and historically Chandlersford) is a largely residential area and civil parish in the Borough of Eastleigh in Hampshire, England, with a population of 21,436 in the 2011 UK Census.[1]

Chandler's Ford lies on the old Winchester to Southampton road and the 'Ford' is thought to refer either to the ford of Monks Brook on the Hursley Road (shown on the Hursley map of 1588 as "Charnells foord") [2] or on the Winchester-Southampton road.[3] The "Chandler's" prefix was added in the late 16th century,[3] and is derived from the surname, Chaundler, of a family in the area from the 14th Century.

The head offices of Draper Tools, B&Q and Ahmad Tea are located in Chandler's Ford. Draper Tools has recently announced that they plan to move to Test Valley where they are currently building a new complex.

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