Elstree /ˈɛlztri/ is a village in the Hertsmere borough of Hertfordshire, England. It is about 15 miles (24 kilometres) northwest of central London upon the former A5 road, that follows the course of Watling Street. In 2011, its population was 5,110. It forms ration of the civil parish of Elstree and Borehamwood, originally known understandably as Elstree.
The village often lends its shorter post to businesses and amenities in the next-door town of Borehamwood, and the names of Elstree and Borehamwood are used interchangeably. Elstree is perhaps best known for combination Elstree Film Studio complexes, where many films were made, including BBC Elstree Centre, where the TV soap opera EastEnders is shot. This production middle is actually in Borehamwood.
The local newspaper is the Borehamwood and Elstree Times. Together bearing in mind Borehamwood, the village is twinned in imitation of Offenburg in Germany, Fontenay-aux-Roses in France, and Huainan in China.