Welwyn Hatfield

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Welwyn Hatfield District
Welwyn Hatfield
Shown within Hertfordshire
Geography
Status:District
Region:East of England
Admin. County:Hertfordshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 223rd
129.55 km²
Admin. HQ:Welwyn Garden City
ONS code:26UL
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 226th
97,857
755 / km²
Ethnicity:93.7% White
2.3% S.Asian
1.4% Afro-Carib.
Politics
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Arms of Welwyn Hatfield Council


Welwyn Hatfield Council
http://welhat.gov.uk/ (http://www.welhat.gov.uk/)
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Conservative
MPs:Marion Roe, Grant Shapps

Welwyn Hatfield is a local government district in southern Hertfordshire, England.

Its comes from the two towns of Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield. Each of these towns have railway stations on the East Coast Main Line and being close to the A1 road.

Set within the London Green Belt, the towns retain something of their own identities although they clearly function, increasingly, as dormitories for householders who work in London. The Welwyn viaduct carries the railway mentioned above and is a locally important landmark that simultaneously represents a bottleneck restraining capacity over this strategic transport route. Several ideas to overcome this limitation without damaging its essential historic character and rhythmic design are periodically discussed.

See also


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Babergh | Basildon | Bedford | Braintree | Breckland | Brentwood | Broadland | Broxbourne | Cambridge | Castle Point | Chelmsford | Colchester | Dacorum | East Cambridgeshire | East Hertfordshire | Epping Forest | Fenland | Forest Heath | Great Yarmouth | Harlow | Hertsmere | Huntingdonshire | Ipswich | King's Lynn and West Norfolk | Luton | Maldon | Mid Bedfordshire | Mid Suffolk | North Hertfordshire | North Norfolk | Norwich | Peterborough | Rochford | St Albans | St Edmundsbury | South Bedfordshire | South Cambridgeshire | Southend-on-Sea | South Norfolk | Stevenage | Suffolk Coastal | Tendring | Three Rivers | Thurrock | Uttlesford | Watford | Waveney | Welwyn Hatfield

Administrative counties with multiple districts: Bedfordshire - Cambridgeshire - Essex - Hertfordshire - Norfolk - Suffolk

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