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Living in St Albans

Living in St Albans

Distances

Heathrow 36 miles 1 hour 7 minutes
Gatwick 62 miles 1 hour 18 minutes
M25 4 miles 14 minutes
M1 3 miles 8 minutes
Train St Albans – St Pancras 17 minutes

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This attractive city is full of character and history yet families love the variety of facilities of offer when Living in St Albans. There is a range of excellent housing and schooling options available.

 

St Albans is situated 25 miles north of London just outside the M25 and between the A1 and the M1. St Albans is served by two railway stations in the centre of the town: the St Albans City line is popular with commuters due to the 20 minute journey time into London St Panras and the St Albans Abbey line is a 6.5 mile local railway line running to Watford Junction.

 

St Albans is steeped in history that goes back to Roman times when it was called Verulamium and it is probably best known for its impressive cathedral. At one point in time, the Cathedral was the principal abbey in England and it was here that the first draft of the Magna Carta was created.

 

The High Street is full of character and is home to a 15th century Clock Tower and wonderful examples of Tudor architecture. Amongst this historic backdrop the High Street is lined by a good variety of shops, independent retailers, cafés and restaurants. There is a twice weekly market (which dates back to the 9th century) which runs the length of St Peters Street.

 

There is a fantastic leisure centre in the heart of the town, a number of theatres and cinemas and a range of sporting facilities of offer, notably golf, tennis and cricket.

 

Whether you’re a home owner searching for the perfect new home or a manager looking to relocate employees, we are committed to providing the best possible relocation service.

 

Serving the St Albans area, we take a personal and flexible approach with all our clients, using our insider knowledge to ensure you have all the information you need whilst keeping the whole process straightforward and stress free.

 

Call us now on 01494 672086 to see how we can help you. Or please email us at enquiries@chilternrelocation.com.


State Primary School

Oakwood Primary School Oakwood Drive, St. Albans, AL4 0XA | 01727 753930 www.oakwood.herts.sch.uk
Park Street Primary School Branch Road, Park Street, St Albans, AL2 2LX | 01727 872158 www.parkstreetprimary.org.uk
SS Alban and Stephen Catholic Junior School Cecil Road, St Albans, AL1 5EG | 01727 866668  www.ssasjm.herts.sch.uk
St John Fisher Catholic Hazelmere Road, St Albans, AL4 9RW | 01727 861077  www.sjfisher.herts.sch.uk
The Abbey C of E VA Primary School Grove Road, St Albans, AL1 1DQ | 01727 851802 www.abbey.herts.sch.uk

Private Primary School

Girls: St Albans High School Wheathampstead House, Codicote Road, Wheathampstead, AL4 8DJ | 01727 853800 www.stahs.org.uk/Prep
Co-Ed:Berkhamsted Prep School Doctors Commons Road, Berkhamsted, HP4 3DW | 01442 358001 www.berkhamstedschool.org

State Senior School

Co-Ed: Beaumont School Oakwood Drive, St Albans, AL4 0XB | 01727 854726
www.beaumontschool.com
Co-Ed: Verulam School Brampton Road, St Albans, AL1 4PR | 01727766100 verulamschool.co.uk
Co-Ed: Townsend C of E School High Oaks, St Albans, AL3 6DR | 01727 853047 www.townsend.herts.sch.uk
Co-Ed: Sandringham School Academy Trust The Ridgeway, St Albans, AL4 9NX | 01727 799560, www.sandringham.herts.sch.uk

Private Senior School

Boys: St Albans School Abbey Gateway, St Albans, AL3 4HB | 01727 855521  www.st-albans.herts.sch.uk/contact
Girls: St Albans High
School
Townsend Avenue, St Albans, AL1 3SJ | 01727 853800 www.stahs.org.uk

Education

Classroom with boy raising his had for the teacher

Restaurants

Anastasias Greek 97 Peters Street St Albans, AL1 3EN 01727 834155
Chez Mumtaj 136-142 London Road, St Albans, AL1 1PQ 01727 800033
Buongiorno Italia 68 Lattimore Road, St Albans, AL1 3XR 01727 847673
Hatch The Maltings Shopping Centre, St Albans, AL1 3HL 01727 730621
Barrissimo 28 St Peter’s Street, St Albans, AL1 3NA 01727 869999
Saffron London Road, Flamstead, AL3 8HQ 01582 849005
Lussmanns Waxhouse Gate, High Street, AL3 4EW 01727 851941
Thai Rack 13 George Street, St Albans, AL3 4ER 01727 850055
Little Marrakech 31 Market place, St Albans, AL3 5BG 01727 853569

Pubs and Inns

The Garibaldi 61 Albert Street, St Albans, AL1 1RT 01727 894745
The Beech House 81 St Peter’s Street, St Albans, AL1 3EG 01727 701230
The Queens head 7 Church End, Sandridge, St Albans 01727 855069
The White Lion 91 Sopwell Lane, St Albans, AL1 1RN 01727 850540
The Lower Red Lion 36 Fishpool Street, St Albans, AL3 4RX 01727 855669
The Six Bells 16-18 St Michaels Street, AL3 4SH 01727 856945
The Cock Inn 48 St Peter’s Street, St Albans, AL1 3NF 01727 854816
Ye Old Fighting Cocks 16 Abbey Mill Lane, St Albans, AL3 4HE 01727 869152

Gyms

Fitness First St Albans Unit 17a, Christopher Place, St Albans, AL3 5DQ | 0844 571 2937
Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre Holywell Hill, St Albans, AL1 2DL | 01727 736080
Nuffield Health Highfield Park Drive, St Albans, AL4 0AH | 0845 564 3751

Sports

Golf Verulam Golf, 226 London Road, St Albans, AL1 1JG | 01727 853327
Football St Albans City FC, Clarence Park, York Road, St Albans, AL1 4PL
Rugby St Albans Rugby Club, Oaklands Lane, St Albans, AL4 0HR | 01727869945
Tennis St Albans Tennis Club, Jersey Lane, St Albans, AL4 9AE | 07779 665556
Cricket St Albans Cricket Club, 2 Clarence Park, Clarence Road, St Albans, AL1 4NF | 01727 850 388
Running St Albans Park Run www.parkrun.org.uk/stalbans

Music

The Abbey Theatre Westminster Lodge, Holywell Hill, St Albans, AL1 2DL | 01727 857861
Alban Arena Civic Centre, St Albans, AL1 3LD  | 01727 844488
The Maltings Theatre Level 2, The Maltings, St Albans, AL1 3HL | 0333 666 3366

Dance

St Albans School of Dance 162 Harpenden Road, St Albans, AL3 6BZ | 01582 460381
Waterman Penny School of Dance 50 Elm Drive, St Albans, AL4 0EQ | 01727 858632

 

Leisure

Old wooden public footpath sign

Dentists

St Peters Lodge Dental Practise 7 Manor Rd, St Albans, AL1 3ST | 01727 853160
St Alban Dental Care 59 Hatfield Road, St Albans, AL1 4JE | 01727 853573
Grange Street Dental Practice 4 Grange Street, St Albans, AL3 5NB | 01727 844461
The Maltings Dental Practice The Maltings, 54 The Maltings, St Albans, AL1 3HL
01727 837376
Victoria Dental Clinic 103 Victoria Street, St Albans, AL1 3TJ | 01727 853300

Doctors

Parkbury House Surgery Saint Peter’s Street, St Albans, AL1 3HD | 01727 851589
Grange Street Surgery 2 Grange St, St Albans, AL3 5NF | 01727 833550
Maltings Surgery 8-12 Victoria Street, St Albans, AL1 3JB | 01727 855500
The Lodge Surgery Normandy Road, St Albans, AL3 5NP | 01727 853107
Harvey House Surgery 15 Russell Avenue, St Albans, AL3 5HB | 01727 831888

 

Health

Doctor in white coat with stethoscope

Community and government

St Albans City and District Council Civic Centre, Saint Peter’s Street, St Albans, AL1 3JE | 01727 866100
St Albans Library Maltings Shopping Centre, St Albans, AL1 3HS | 0300 123 4049
St Albans MP Anne Main 104 High Street, St Albans, AL2 1QL | 01727 825100

 

General area information

Average detached property price*
£833,506
Population**
11,100

 

This is one in a series of area guides available from the award winning Chiltern Relocation Ltd. explaining the unique appeal and character of the Chilterns, a particularly beautiful part of the country close to London.

Please go to www.chilternrelocation.com/area-guides to view the complete series of area guides available.

*For a detached house 2017 Zoopla

**According to 2011 census

 

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