Welcome to Welwyn Hatfield

It is full of fascinating contrast : urban and rural, ancient and modern. Here you can find major new buisness developments within reach of peaceful parks and country hamlets.

The borough, with a population of 98 500, has a pleasant, attractive environment and includes the residentialand commercial centres of Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield. It is a thriving area which offers a good quality of life.

Welwyn Garden City, now more than 80 years old, was the vision of social reformer and town planning pioneer Sir Ebenezer Howard. It is internationally acclaimed as a fine example of planning and landscaping.

Hatfield, which developed as a modern new town around the aircraft industry, was built close to its historic original town.

Welwyn Hatfield stretches from Woolmer Green in the north down to Little Heath on the edge of Potters Bar. There are residential developments in the north at Welwyn, Digswell, Mardley Heath and Oaklands and in the south at Welham Green, Brookmans  Park and Cuffley.

Elsewhere, set in rolling countryside and wooded areas, are the villages of Essendon, Northhaw and Newgate Street and the tiny parishes of Ayot St Lawrence and Ayot St Peter.

The borough has fine sports, leisure and entertainment facilities and excellent transport links. The centre of London is less than 30 minutes away by train.

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  • Éditeur : Welwyn Hatfield borough council
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