Welwyn Garden City is the third most dangerous medium-sized town in Hertfordshire, and is among the top 20 most dangerous overall out of Hertfordshires 141 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Welwyn Garden City in 2020 was 71 crimes per 1,000 people.
What is the best area to live in Welwyn Garden City?
The most attractive properties in Welwyn Garden City are known to be found on the West Side, an area lined with neo-Georgian detached and semi-detached cottages. For something different, the Panshanger housing development is home to a range of properties including the modern Span-style homes, popular in the 1960s.
What is Welwyn Garden City known for?
Welwyn Garden City was once well known as the home of the breakfast cereal Shredded Wheat, formerly made by Nabisco. The disused Shredded Wheat factory with its large white silos is a landmark on rail routes between London and the north of England.
Is Welwyn Garden City worth visiting?
To this day, it remains an area of the country that is well worth a visit. Not just home to The International Garden Cities Exhibition, theres a 45-minute trail through Norton Common Nature Reserve to enjoy, as well as nearby Stotfold Watermill & Nature Reserve, Willian Arboretum and Radwell Meadows Country Park.
What shops are in Bedford?
15 Independent shops in BedfordArcadia Sweet Shop. Acadia Sweet Shop is situated in The Arcade and has been established for over 100 years. Baker Brothers. Boutique Planet. Charisma. Close Encounters. Hanworth Interiors. Leonard Hairdressers. The Limes.More items •Jun 3, 2015
Is Hertfordshire good place to live?
Hertfordshire was known for having the highest population density of any English County. Its been ranked by The Sunday Times as one of the best places to live if youre looking for peace, quiet and greenery.