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The Firs in Welwyn Garden City AL8 7EA

The Firs is a Street in the Hertfordshire town of Welwyn Garden City with the postcode of AL8 7EA and measures approximately 49 metres long.

The average house in The Firs sells for £221,666.67

There are 69 other streets named The Firs in Great Britain.

The Firs is within the area of Welwyn Hatfield District (B) Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax .

The Firs has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 43017261 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of The Firs is roughly 91.08 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 91.60 and the lowest point being 89.50. A change of 2.10 metres.

Average House Prices for The Firs
YearSalesAverage House Price
20191£245,000.
20162£210,000.

The Firs is located within the county of Hertfordshire which is in the East of England region of the UK. 22.38 miles North from the centre of London, 7.14 miles North East from the centre of St Albans, 9.67 miles South East from the centre of Luton and 24.65 miles South East from the centre of Bedford.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for The Firs, AL8 7EA

Sunrise05:12
Sunset20:40

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AL8 7EA

Latest Weather Conditions for The Firs, AL8 7EA

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Budget Hotels near The Firs 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
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2: Name:Premier Inn Welwyn Garden City
Address:Stanborough Road
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3: Name:Premier Inn Hatfield
Address:Comet Way, Lemsford Road
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4: Name:Travelodge Hatfield Central
Address:Hatfield Business Park, Comet Way, Hatfield, AL10 0XR
Telephone:0871 984 6316 Learn More
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5: Name:Premier Inn Stevenage Central
Address:Six Hills Way
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Mortgage Calculator for the Lowest Priced Property on The Firs
Total Price of Property£205,000
Minimum Deposit£10,250.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£597.92
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£1,026.28
Mortgage Calculator for the Highest Priced Property on The Firs
Total Price of Property£245,000
Minimum Deposit£12,250.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£714.58
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£1,226.53
Mortgage Calculator for the Average Priced Property on The Firs
Total Price of Property£221,667
Minimum Deposit£11,083.33
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£646.53
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£1,109.72
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of The Firs above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
91.0889.5091.602.10

Frequently asked Questions for The Firs

What Council (Local Authority) is The Firs in?

The Firs is located within the local authority area of Welwyn Hatfield Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is The Firs in?

The Firs is in an unparished area.

What Electoral Ward is The Firs in?

The Firs is located within the ward of Sherrards.

What County is The Firs in?

The Firs is located within the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire.

What Constituency is The Firs in?

The Firs is located within the constituency of Welwyn Hatfield.

What Part of the UK is The Firs in?

The Firs is located within the East of England region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is The Firs in?

The Firs is located within the Hertfordshire Council area.

What Police Force area is The Firs in?

The Firs is located within the Hertfordshire Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for The Firs

3 The Firs, Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7EA, 8 The Firs, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7EA,
4 The Firs, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7EA, 8 The Firs, Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7EA,
4 The Firs, Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7EA, 9 The Firs, Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7EA,
5 The Firs, Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7EA, 13 The Firs, Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7EA,
7 The Firs, Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7EA, 14 The Firs, Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7EA,

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Location Details

The Firs
Map showing the location of The Firs
Latitude51.817437
Longitude-0.210254
OS Easting (X):523349
OS Northing (Y):214765
OS Grid Reference:TL233148

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for The Firs

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00121658
ONS Area NameComfortable Suburbia
Average Age41.64
Area Population1492.00
Male Population702.00 (47%)
Female Population790.00 (53%)
Benefit Claimants14 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01023962
LSOA Name:Welwyn Hatfield 003D
SOA Code:5b
SOA Name:Aspiring urban households
MSOA Code:E02004982
MSOA Name:Welwyn Hatfield 003
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Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Welwyn Express
14 High St, Welwyn, AL6 9EQ
0345 675 7012
Distance: 0.93 Miles
Directions from The Firs to Tesco Welwyn Express
Tesco Shire Park Express
Tesco Store Ltd, Heart., ShirePark, Falcon Way, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1TW
0345 610 6775
Distance: 0.94 Miles
Directions from The Firs to Tesco Shire Park Express
Waitrose Welwyn Garden City
Bridge Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 6AB
01707 373400
Distance: 0.97 Miles
Directions from The Firs to Waitrose Welwyn Garden City
Sainsburys Welwyn Garden City
44 Church Road, Welwyn Garden City, England, AL8 6SA
01707 429200
Distance: 1.14 Miles
Directions from The Firs 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

 Recent House Sales in The Firs

Address5 The Firs, Hertfordshire, AL8 7EA.
Sale DateThu 19 Sep 2019
Sale Price£245,000
Type of PropertyFlat or Maisonette
Age of PropertyEstablished
Type of Tenure:Leasehold
Address9 The Firs, Hertfordshire, AL8 7EA.
Sale DateFri 08 Apr 2016
Sale Price£215,000
Type of PropertyFlat or Maisonette
Age of PropertyEstablished
Type of Tenure:Leasehold
Address5 The Firs, Hertfordshire, AL8 7EA.
Sale DateFri 16 Dec 2016
Sale Price£205,000
Type of PropertyFlat or Maisonette
Age of PropertyEstablished
Type of Tenure:Leasehold

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 Welwyn Hatfield
The Member of Parliament is Grant Shapps
Details for the MP Grant Shapps on parliament.uk
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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: Sherrards Ward
Parish: Unparished area
Ceremonial County: Hertfordshire

Nearest Car Parks

Sherrardspark Wood Car Park
Rectory Road, Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Welwyn
AL8 7SU
Distance: 0.54 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01707357000
Operated by: Welwyn Hatfield District Council
Digswell Park Road Car Park
Digswell Park Road, Digswell, Hertfordshire
Digswell
AL6 0BS
Distance: 0.73 km (click for directions)
Open 24 hours. Free parking. 20 minutes maximum stay Mon-Fri 9am-11am. Height restriction 2.3m.
Telephone: 01707357000
Operated by: Welwyn Hatfield District Council
Ottway Walk Car Park
Ottway Walk, Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Welwyn
AL6 9AS
Distance: 0.73 km (click for directions)
Note: can be busy on match days and school times
Telephone: 01438716667
Operated by: Welwyn Parish Council
Broomfield Road Car Park
Broomfield Road, Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Welwyn
AL6 9DL
Distance: 0.75 km (click for directions)
Free parking
Telephone: 01438716667
Operated by: Welwyn Parish Council
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Nearest Schools

Monk's Walk School
Distance: 0.17 Miles
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 25/06/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 1329
Address: Monk's Walk School, Knightsfield, AL8 7NL
Head: Kate Smith (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Firs to Monk's Walk School
Homerswood Primary and Nursery School
Distance: 0.29 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 14/02/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 223
Address: Homerswood Primary and Nursery School, Kirklands, AL8 7RF
Head: Mrs Debbie Shirley (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Firs to Homerswood Primary and Nursery School
Knightsfield School
Distance: 0.32 Miles
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 13/02/2015)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 44
Address: Knightsfield School, Knightsfield, AL8 7LW
Head: Mrs Suzanne Thrower (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Firs to Knightsfield School
Harwood Hill Junior Mixed Infant and Nursery School
Distance: 0.47 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 The Firs to Harwood Hill Junior Mixed Infant and Nursery School

Nearest Hospitals

Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital
Address: School Lane, Welwyn, AL6 9PW,
Independent Sector
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Telephone: 01438 841800
Distance: 0.9 (miles)
Directions from The Firs 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: 2.58 (miles)
Directions from The Firs 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: 3.42 (miles)
Directions from The Firs 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: 5.4 (miles)
Directions from The Firs to Hertford County Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near The Firs

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in The Firs
0.29 Dental Surgery 171 Knightsfield AL8 7QG
0.96 Parkway Dental Surgery 18 Parkway AL8 6HG
1.11 Howardsgate Dental Surgery 10 Howardsgate AL8 6BQ
1.15 Ivory Dental Clinic 6-10 Fretherne Chambers, Fretherne Road AL8 6NY
1.21 Church Road Dental Practice 4a Church Road AL8 6NE

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near The Firs

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near The Firs
0.90 Bridge Cottage Surgery 41 High Street AL6 9EF tel:01438 715044
0.96 Parkway Surgery 20 Parkway AL8 6HG tel:01707 332233
1.40 The Garden City Practice Birdcroft Road AL8 6EH tel:01707 321500
1.50 Peartree Lane Surgery 110 Peartree Lane AL7 3UJ tel:01707 329292
1.97 Moors Walk Surgery 123 Moors Walk AL7 2BQ tel:01707 335151

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near The Firs

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near The Firs
0.33 Lloydspharmacy 9 Shoplands AL8 7RH tel:01707 326754
0.90 Bridge Cottage Pharmacy Bridge Cottage Surgery, 41 High Street AL6 9EF tel:01438 840240
0.91 Lloydspharmacy 40 High Street AL6 9EQ tel:01438 714104
0.99 Johns & Kelynack Ltd Bridge Road AL8 6AB tel:01707 335856
1.15 Lloydspharmacy Church Road AL8 6SA tel:01707 326998

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near The Firs

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near The Firs
0.99 Luxottica Retail Uk (bridge Road) John Lewis, Bridge Road AL8 6TP
1.09 Scrivens Opticians (welwyn Garden City) 47 Howardsgate AL8 6AP
1.11 Specsavers (welwyn Garden City) 55-57 Howardsgate AL8 6BB
1.11 Vision Express (welwyn Garden City) 61 Howardsgate AL8 6BB
1.15 Bayfieds (welwyn Garden City) 39 The Howard Centre, Howardsgate AL8 6HA

Nearest Libraries

Welwyn Library
Civic Centre, Prospect Place, Welwyn, AL69ER
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 0.83 Miles
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Directions from The Firs to Welwyn Library
Welwyn Garden City Library
Campus West, Welwyn Garden City, AL86AJ
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 0.84 Miles
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Directions from The Firs to Welwyn Garden City Library
Woodhall Library
Cole Green Lane, Welwyn Garden City, AL73JA
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 2.01 Miles
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Wheathampstead Library
Memorial Hall, Marford Road, Wheathamstead, AL48AY
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 3.44 Miles
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Directions from The Firs to Wheathampstead Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Welwyn North Station is 0.88 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 The Firs 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

Welwyn Garden City Station is 1.16 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 The Firs 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

Knebworth Station is 3.55 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 The Firs 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

Hatfield (Herts) Station is 3.71 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 The Firs 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

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 8.32 miles away Directions from The Firs to London Luton Airport
London Stansted Airport is 20.71 miles away Directions from The Firs to London Stansted Airport
London City Airport is 24.33 miles away Directions from The Firs to London City Airport
London Heathrow Airport is 25.88 miles away Directions from The Firs to London Heathrow Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Blackfriars Pier is 21.65 miles away

Directions from The Firs to Blackfriars Pier

Savoy Pier is 21.67 miles away

Directions from The Firs to Savoy Pier

Embankment Pier is 21.76 miles away

Directions from The Firs to Embankment Pier

Festival Pier is 21.84 miles away

Directions from The Firs to Festival Pier

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: A1(M) J6/A1000/B197 - 0.62 Miles Away

Directions from The Firs to A1(M) J6/A1000/B197

Junction: A1(M) J5/B197/B195 - 1.6 Miles Away

Directions from The Firs to A1(M) J5/B197/B195

Junction: A1(M) J4/A414/A1001/A6129 - 2.72 Miles Away

Directions from The Firs to A1(M) J4/A414/A1001/A6129

Junction: A1(M) J3/A414/A1001 - 4.74 Miles Away

Directions from The Firs to A1(M) J3/A414/A1001

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Welwyn Roman Baths
Historic Properties
Distance: 0.74 (miles)
Directions from The Firs to Welwyn Roman Baths
Attraction Name: Shaw's Corner
Historic Properties
Distance: 2.83 (miles)
Directions from The Firs to Shaw's Corner
Attraction Name: Mill Green Museum and Mill
Historic Properties
Distance: 3.09 (miles)
Directions from The Firs to Mill Green Museum and Mill
Attraction Name: Fairlands Valley Park
Country Parks
Distance: 5.59 (miles)
Directions from The Firs to Fairlands Valley Park
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