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All you need to know about Welwyn Garden City

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 StevenageHatfield 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.