Welwyn Garden City is a town in Hertfordshire, located
roughly 20 miles from King’s Cross. It’s one of many garden cities in the UK
and also has a new town status. It has a population of more than 46,000 and
forms part of the Welwyn Hatfield Borough – which is made up of seven local
authority wards. The language spoken is English and the predominant
currency used is the British Pound. The town has an oceanic climate, with mild
summers and cool winters. As a hotbed for commercial activity, Welwyn Garden
City makes for an excellent business travel destination with a great offering
of serviced apartments.
Welwyn Garden City was founded in 1920 by the British Urban
Planner, Sir Ebenezer Howard. Howard presided of the creation of various
planned towns including Welwyn Garden City, which, in his eyes, would bring
together the benefits of city and country life. In 1948, Welwyn Garden City was
given a new town centre. Part of that vision was the provision of new housing,
of the like which we commonly associate with serviced apartments today.
Today, Welwyn Garden City is a charming town brimming with
cottages and green spaces. Its schools are good, its houses are nice, and the
town is well-connected to London. Welwyn Garden City is set out in a
Neo-Georgian style, with tree-lined boulevards and a busy town centre. It
offers a strong commercial base and has lots of employment areas. Big companies
based there include Baxters, Danish Bacon and British Lead Mills. Collectively,
these companies have served as a magnet for business travel types, many of whom
choose to stay in serviced apartments provided by SilverDoor.
Welwyn Garden City is served by buses and trains. The town’s
buses are regular and connect to nearby towns such as Stevenage, Hatfield and St. Albans. Welwyn Garden City train station operates a direct service to
London King’s Cross. The closest airport to Welwyn Garden City is London Luton
Airport, at roughly 13 miles away.
With a stay in a SilverDoor serviced apartment, you can reap
all the benefits of business travel to Welwyn Garden City.