How Hemel are you?

The settlement was first called Henamsted or Hean-Hempsted (High Hempstead) in Anglo-Saxon times. The town is now known to residents as "Hemel", although before WWII locals called it "Hempstead".

The grand design for Hemel / Hempstead / Newtown saw each new district centred around a parade or square of shops. Other districts existed before the newtown as suburbs, villages and industrial centres and were incorporated into the town. A little history for you.

Created by: Tracey

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. What colour is Debenhams?
  2. Where is the 'Residents rainbow'?
  3. What sort of music do they dance to in The Water Gardens?
  4. Which of these is not a housing estate in Hemel?
  5. What is the name of the new shopping area at the end of The Marlowes?
  6. Which TV show was regularly filmed in Hemel?
  7. What was the name of the entertainments venue which sat alongside the library until it was demolished in 2002?
  8. Which company used to own the towns tallest building, which has since been converted to apartments?
  9. What does the Phoenix gateway sculpture do?
  10. Which highwayman was executed near the town?
  11. Where is Hemel Hempstad Town FC situated?

Remember to rate this quiz on the next page!
Rating helps us to know which quizzes are good and which are bad.

What is GotoQuiz? A better kind of quiz site: no pop-ups, no registration requirements, just high-quality quizzes that you can create and share on your social network. Have a look around and see what we're about.

Quiz topic: How Hemel am I? You can find more quizzes like this one in our United Kingdom Quizzes category.