Central Drive in Welwyn Garden City

Central Drive is a Street in the Hertfordshire town of Welwyn Garden City and measures approximately 111 metres long.

There are 59 other streets named Central Drive in Great Britain.

Central Drive is within the area of Welwyn Hatfield Council Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax.

The average elevation of Central Drive is roughly 87.46 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 87.90 and the lowest point being 86.90. A change of 1.00 metres.

Central Drive is located within the county of Hertfordshire which is in the East of England region of the UK. 21.66 miles North from the centre of London, 7.32 miles North East from the centre of St Albans, 10.53 miles South East from the centre of Luton and 25.48 miles South East from the centre of Bedford.

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Green Circle = 10 Minutes Walk (800 metres)
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Sunset and Sunrise times for Central Drive

Sunrise04:51
Sunset21:18

Latest Weather Conditions for Central Drive

Observed at Weather Station:Rothamsted 8 July 2020 at 03:00 (7.07 miles away)
Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:13.7°C (99.3%)
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Budget Hotels near Central Drive Welwyn Garden City

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Travelodge Welwyn Garden City
Address:Gate House, Fretherne Rd, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6RD
Telephone:0871 984 6536 Learn More
0.71
2: Name:Premier Inn Welwyn Garden City
Address:Stanborough Road
Telephone: Learn More
1.27
3: Name:Premier Inn Hatfield
Address:Comet Way, Lemsford Road
Telephone: Learn More
3.22
4: Name:Travelodge Hatfield Central
Address:Hatfield Business Park, Comet Way, Hatfield, AL10 0XR
Telephone:0871 984 6316 Learn More
3.67
5: Name:Premier Inn Stevenage Central
Address:Six Hills Way
Telephone: Learn More
6.08
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Police Force: Hertfordshire
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Central Drive above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
87.4686.9087.901.00

Frequently asked Questions for Central Drive

What Council (Local Authority) is Central Drive in?

Central Drive is located within the local authority area of Welwyn Hatfield Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Central Drive in?

Central Drive is in an unparished area.

What Electoral Ward is Central Drive in?

Central Drive is located within the ward of Haldens.

What County is Central Drive in?

Central Drive is located within the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire.

What Constituency is Central Drive in?

Central Drive is located within the constituency of Welwyn Hatfield.

What Region of the UK is Central Drive in?

Central Drive is located within the East of England region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Central Drive in?

Central Drive is located within the Hertfordshire Council area.

What Police Force area is Central Drive in?

Central Drive is located within the Hertfordshire Police area.

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Location Details

Central Drive
Latitude51.808723
Longitude-0.194744
OS Easting (X):524442
OS Northing (Y):213822
OS Grid Reference:TL244138

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Central Drive

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00121417
ONS Area NameHard-Pressed Ethnic Mix
Average Age36.73
Area Population1521.00
Male Population742.00 (49%)
Female Population779.00 (51%)
Benefit Claimants20 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01023915
LSOA Name:Welwyn Hatfield 004D
SOA Code:3d
SOA Name:Households in terraces and flats
MSOA Code:E02004983
MSOA Name:Welwyn Hatfield 004

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Shire Park Express
Tesco Store Ltd, Heart., ShirePark, Falcon Way, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1TW
0345 610 6775
Distance: 0.05 Miles
Directions from Central Drive to Tesco Shire Park Express
Waitrose Welwyn Garden City
Bridge Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 6AB
01707 373400
Distance: 0.54 Miles
Directions from Central Drive to Waitrose Welwyn Garden City
Iceland Welwyn Garden
Unit A Long Croft House, Fretherne Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6PZ
01707373096
Distance: 0.75 Miles
Directions from Central Drive to Iceland Welwyn Garden
Sainsburys Welwyn Garden City
44 Church Road, Welwyn Garden City, England, AL8 6SA
01707 429200
Distance: 0.79 Miles
Directions from Central Drive to Sainsburys Welwyn Garden City

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01707 - Welwyn Garden City
Area Code: 01438 - Stevenage
Area Code: 01727 - St Albans
Area Code: 01920 - Ware

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Welwyn Hatfield Council
Visit the Council's Website
Council Offices, The Campus, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 6AE
Send email
Telephone Number: 01707 357 000
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is Grant Shapps
Details for the MP Grant Shapps on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Grant Shapps on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2019 General Election Grant Shapps won with a majority of 10,955 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 74,892
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Haldens Ward
Parish: Unparished area
Ceremonial County: Hertfordshire
County Council: Hertfordshire Council

Nearest Car Parks

Haldens Car Park
Haldens, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hatfield
AL7 1DD
Distance: 0.37 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Waterside Car Park
Waterside, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hatfield
AL7 1GE
Distance: 0.45 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Campus East Upper Car Park
College Way, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Welwyn Garden City
AL8 6AQ
Distance: 0.49 km (click for directions)
Closed to public Monday - Friday. ANPR operates: Sat 7.30am-7pm, Sun 10am-5.30pm. Height restriction 2.3m
Telephone: 01707357000
Operated by: Welwyn Hatfield District Council
Campus East Lower Car Park
College Way, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Welwyn Garden City
AL8 6AQ
Distance: 0.50 km (click for directions)
Sunday £1 daily charge. Height restriction 2.3m. ANPR operates 24 hours, 7 days per week
Telephone: 01707357000
Operated by: Welwyn Hatfield District Council

Nearest Schools

Harwood Hill Junior Mixed Infant and Nursery School
Distance: 0.54 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 29/11/2017)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 220
Address: Harwood Hill Junior Mixed Infant and Nursery School, Harwood Close, AL8 7AG
Head: Miss Yvette Page (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Central Drive to Harwood Hill Junior Mixed Infant and Nursery School
Waterside Academy
Distance: 0.58 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) ( Inspected 13/12/2016)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 185
Address: Waterside Academy, Rowans, AL7 1NZ
Head: Mr Toby Mills-Bishop (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Central Drive to Waterside Academy
The Holy Family Catholic Primary School
Distance: 0.59 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 29/01/2016)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 206
Address: The Holy Family Catholic Primary School, Crookhams, AL7 1PG
Head: Mrs Katie Linnane (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Central Drive to The Holy Family Catholic Primary School
Templewood Primary School
Distance: 0.62 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 04/03/2007)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 234
Address: Templewood Primary School, Pentley Park, AL8 7SD
Head: Mrs Amanda Abley (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Central Drive to Templewood Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital
Address: School Lane, Welwyn, AL6 9PW,
Independent Sector
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Telephone: 01438 841800
Distance: 1.79 (miles)
Directions from Central Drive to Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital
New QEII Hospital
Address: Howlands, Howlands, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4HQ,
NHS Sector
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Telephone: 01438 314333
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 1.81 (miles)
Directions from Central Drive to New QEII Hospital
One Hatfield Hospital
Address: One Hatfield Hospital, 3 Hatfield Avenue, Hatfield, AL10 9UA,
NHS Sector
One Healthcare
Telephone: 01707 443333
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.17 (miles)
Directions from Central Drive to One Hatfield Hospital
Hertford County Hospital
Address: North Road, Hertford, SG14 1LP,
NHS Sector
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Telephone: 01438 314333
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.62 (miles)
Directions from Central Drive to Hertford County Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Central Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Central Drive
0.61 Dental Surgery 171 Knightsfield AL8 7QG
0.63 Dental Surgery 43 Peartree Lane AL7 3UA
0.69 Parkway Dental Surgery 18 Parkway AL8 6HG
0.72 Ivory Dental Clinic 6-10 Fretherne Chambers, Fretherne Road AL8 6NY
0.75 Howardsgate Dental Surgery 10 Howardsgate AL8 6BQ

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Central Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
0.69 Parkway Surgery 20 Parkway AL8 6HG tel:01707 332233
0.82 Peartree Lane Surgery 110 Peartree Lane AL7 3UJ tel:01707 329292
1.01 The Garden City Practice Birdcroft Road AL8 6EH tel:01707 321500
1.09 Moors Walk Surgery 123 Moors Walk AL7 2BQ tel:01707 335151
1.45 Hall Grove Group Practice 4 Hall Grove AL7 4PL tel:01707 328528

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Central Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
0.41 Care2homes Unit 6 The Polaris Centre, 41 Brownfields AL7 1AN tel:01707 326151
0.54 Johns & Kelynack Ltd Bridge Road AL8 6AB tel:01707 335856
0.59 Lloydspharmacy 9 Shoplands AL8 7RH tel:01707 326754
0.67 Boots Unit 31-31a, The Howard Centre, Howardsgate AL8 6HA tel:01707 322608
0.80 Lloydspharmacy Church Road AL8 6SA tel:01707 326998

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Central Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Central Drive
0.64 Luxottica Retail Uk (bridge Road) John Lewis, Bridge Road AL8 6TP
0.65 Specsavers (welwyn Garden City) 55-57 Howardsgate AL8 6BB
0.65 Vision Express (welwyn Garden City) 61 Howardsgate AL8 6BB
0.67 Bayfieds (welwyn Garden City) 39 The Howard Centre, Howardsgate AL8 6HA
0.67 Boots Opticians (welwyn Garden City) 15 The Howard Centre AL8 6HA

Nearest Libraries

Welwyn Garden City Library
Campus West, Welwyn Garden City, AL86AJ
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 0.56 Miles
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Directions from Central Drive to Welwyn Garden City Library
Woodhall Library
Cole Green Lane, Welwyn Garden City, AL73JA
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 1.23 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Central Drive to Woodhall Library
Welwyn Library
Civic Centre, Prospect Place, Welwyn, AL69ER
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 1.63 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Central Drive to Welwyn Library
Hatfield Library
Queensway, Hatfield, AL100LT
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 3.5 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Central Drive to Hatfield Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Welwyn Garden City Station is 0.66 miles away.

Address: Welwyn Garden City station, inside The Howard Centre shopping m, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 6HA

Welwyn Garden City is situated on the East Coast Main Line and is managed by Govia Thameslink Railway (Great Northern).

Welwyn Garden City Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Central Drive to Welwyn Garden City Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Alexandra Palace00:29:30
Ashwell & Morden00:33:00
Baldock00:28:00
Brookmans Park00:11:00
Cambridge00:58:00
Drayton Park00:38:00
Essex Road00:43:00
Finsbury Park00:31:00
Foxton00:47:00
Hadley Wood00:17:00
Harringay00:35:00
Hatfield (Herts)00:05:00
Highbury & Islington00:41:00
Hitchin00:19:00
Hornsey00:33:00
Knebworth00:08:00
Letchworth Garden City00:25:00
London Kings Cross00:33:00
Meldreth00:41:00
Moorgate00:50:00
New Barnet00:20:00
New Southgate00:25:00
Oakleigh Park00:22:00
Old Street00:46:00
Potters Bar00:11:00
Royston00:38:00
Shepreth00:44:30
Stevenage00:12:00
Welham Green00:08:00
Welwyn North00:04:00

Welwyn North Station is 1.03 miles away.

Address: Welwyn North station, Station Road, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, AL6 0AS

Welwyn North is situated on the East Coast Main Line and is managed by Govia Thameslink Railway (Great Northern).

Welwyn North Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Central Drive to Welwyn North Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashwell & Morden00:29:00
Baldock00:24:00
Cambridge00:54:00
Finsbury Park00:27:00
Foxton00:43:00
Hatfield (Herts)00:08:00
Hitchin00:15:00
Knebworth00:04:00
Letchworth Garden City00:21:00
London Kings Cross00:33:00
Meldreth00:37:00
Potters Bar00:15:00
Royston00:34:00
Shepreth00:40:00
Stevenage00:09:00
Welwyn Garden City00:05:00

Hatfield (Herts) Station is 3.22 miles away.

Address: Hatfield station, 79 Great North Road, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5AB

Hatfield (Herts) is situated on the East Coast Main Line and is managed by Govia Thameslink Railway (Great Northern).

Hatfield (Herts) Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Central Drive to Hatfield (Herts) Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Alexandra Palace00:25:00
Ashwell & Morden00:39:00
Baldock00:34:00
Brookmans Park00:06:00
Cambridge01:04:00
Drayton Park00:34:00
Essex Road00:38:00
Finsbury Park00:26:00
Foxton00:53:00
Hadley Wood00:13:00
Harringay00:30:00
Highbury & Islington00:36:00
Hitchin00:26:00
Hornsey00:28:00
Knebworth00:14:00
Letchworth Garden City00:31:00
London Kings Cross00:30:00
Meldreth00:47:30
Moorgate00:45:30
New Barnet00:15:00
New Southgate00:20:30
Oakleigh Park00:17:30
Old Street00:41:30
Potters Bar00:07:00
Royston00:44:00
Shepreth00:51:00
Stevenage00:19:00
Welham Green00:04:00
Welwyn Garden City00:06:00
Welwyn North00:10:00

Knebworth Station is 4.03 miles away.

Address: Knebworth station, Park Lane, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, SG3 6AT

Knebworth is situated on the East Coast Main Line and is managed by Govia Thameslink Railway (Great Northern).

Knebworth Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Central Drive to Knebworth Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashwell & Morden00:25:00
Baldock00:20:00
Cambridge00:50:00
Finsbury Park00:31:00
Foxton00:39:00
Hatfield (Herts)00:13:00
Hitchin00:11:00
Letchworth Garden City00:17:00
London Kings Cross00:37:00
Meldreth00:33:00
Potters Bar00:19:00
Royston00:30:00
Shepreth00:36:00
Stevenage00:05:00
Welwyn Garden City00:09:00
Welwyn North00:04:00

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 9.2 miles away Directions from Central Drive to London Luton Airport
London Stansted Airport is 20.24 miles away Directions from Central Drive to London Stansted Airport
London City Airport is 23.5 miles away Directions from Central Drive to London City Airport
London Heathrow Airport is 25.61 miles away Directions from Central Drive to London Heathrow Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Blackfriars Pier is 20.93 miles away

Directions from Central Drive to Blackfriars Pier

Savoy Pier is 20.97 miles away

Directions from Central Drive to Savoy Pier

Embankment Pier is 21.06 miles away

Directions from Central Drive to Embankment Pier

Festival Pier is 21.13 miles away

Directions from Central Drive to Festival Pier

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Central Drive is approximately 1.23 miles from the A1M

Junction: A1(M) J6/A1000/B197 - 1.39 Miles Away

Directions from Central Drive to A1(M) J6/A1000/B197

Junction: A1(M) J5/B197/B195 - 1.59 Miles Away

Directions from Central Drive to A1(M) J5/B197/B195

Junction: A1(M) J4/A414/A1001/A6129 - 2.39 Miles Away

Directions from Central Drive to A1(M) J4/A414/A1001/A6129

Junction: A1(M) J3/A414/A1001 - 4.46 Miles Away

Directions from Central Drive to A1(M) J3/A414/A1001

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Welwyn Roman Baths
Historic Properties
Distance: 1.5 (miles)
Directions from Central Drive to Welwyn Roman Baths
Attraction Name: Mill Green Museum and Mill
Historic Properties
Distance: 2.51 (miles)
Directions from Central Drive to Mill Green Museum and Mill
Attraction Name: Shaw's Corner
Historic Properties
Distance: 3.7 (miles)
Directions from Central Drive to Shaw's Corner
Attraction Name: Fairlands Valley Park
Country Parks
Distance: 6.13 (miles)
Directions from Central Drive to Fairlands Valley Park