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Located in the English borough of Hertfordshire is the town of Watford. The British town is about 17 miles away from the North of London and is situated inside the circumference of the M25 Motorway. The large town has a population of over 90,000 people and it was built along a road running uphill from the River Colne.
The first settlement recorded in Watford was during 1007 AD where the Anglo-Saxons named the town “Watforda” which refers to the ford in the town. The land was under ownership to St Albans Abbey until the 16th century. Throughout the 12th century, St Albans Abbey was granted a charter to hold a market in Watford which began the construction of St Mary’s Church. The settlement helped the town grow in size and population as it benefitted from trade routes from the north-south route of London. During the Industrial Revolution, Watford remained a cottage and agricultural community until the Grand Junction Canal and the London and Birmingham railway lines were built during the 1800’s. These new buildings brought brilliant transport links in the town which enhanced industrial growth throughout the 19th and 20th Centuries. During the 1920’s Watford was the main source of production for printing by having the largest printing factory in the world. These prints were taken over by the government who used them as propaganda during the Second World War. After the war, the printing industry declined which meant that Watford’s industry became obsolete. The town of Watford is now a modern 21st century town with 43 public parks, recreation grounds an allotments where 6 of them have been awarded a Green Flag award.
Watford is also home to the professional football club, Watford FC. The club have reached the 1984 FA Cup Final and have won the Nationwide Division Two Championship in 1998. Watford FC have been hugely recognised across the world as global superstar Elton John was a lifelong fan of the club and then was chairman. The musician still remains as an Honorary Life President of the club.
The town has also has had very notable people who were born in Watford. These include super-heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua, lead singer of Duran Duran Simon Le Bon, Carry on actor Terry Scott and former footballer and manager Gareth Southgate.
Watford is also home to the Leavesden Film Studios which famously filmed all of the Harry Potter films. The 80-hectare studio complex filmed many Hollywood films and has The Making of Harry Potter tour which attracts millions of people from across the globe.
Datrix Training provides professional training courses in Watford so that you can learn globally accredited certifications in a location near you. Our state of the art venue in Watford is equipped with the latest technology so that you can study the likes of PRINCE2® Watford and ITIL® Watford in one of the best learning environments. Datrix Training’s instructors have a huge amount of experience in their chosen fields and will be able to help you and support you with anything you need throughout the training programme.
If you have a business based in Watford and you wish to have professional training to take place in your company, the onsite training option is highly recommended to take with Datrix Training. By choosing the onsite option with Datrix Training, you will be able to have a professional instructor with over 5 years of experience to come to your workplace and teach you globally recognised certifications so that your business can work more productively and efficiently so that your company and grow for many years to come.
One of our most popular training options to take at Datrix Training is online. The online courses are highly recommend to take with Datrix Training as they last for 90 days which gives you plenty of time to learn the fundamentals and pass the examination. Learning online has so many advantages, its better value for money and you can study the likes of PRINCE2® and ITIL® anywhere you like (that has internet connection).
If you would like to find out any more information about our training courses in Watford or our training venue in Watford, please call us on 0800 781 0626, and our friendly and helpful staff will be able to answer your questions. You can also send Datrix Training an enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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