About The Area

A Brief History of Welwyn Garden City

Welwyn Garden City stands as a remarkable testimony to the grand vision of the pioneer Ebenezer Howard and the designs of Louis de Soissons.

Building began in the 1920s in neo-Georgian style. The town centre incorporates a large expanse of parkland with the residential areas nearby.

Town Centre 040200

Facilities and Amenities

Shopping facilities include John Lewis, The Howard Centre Shopping Mall and close by in Hatfield, The Galleria.


Leisure amenities include Stanborough Park with lakes and recreational areas. Nearby are the Gosling Sports Park and Stadium and numerous golf courses.

The town offers
• excellent housing at lower than North London prices
• convenient commuting facilities to Kings Cross and the West End
• relaxed life-style in beautiful surroundings
• easy access to the North London Jewish shops and communities

Property prices are so much lower than North London that you get more for your money. Typically, for the price of a semi-detached property in North London, you can buy a detached property in Welwyn Garden City.

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