Moving to Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Rough guide to Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Moving to Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Abels has been moving people to Stevenage for generations. Moving to Stevenage from within the UK or from Europe is done by road, with moves from abroad depending upon your preference and the original location.  Abels has produced some guidance on the different methods to help you select the right mode for your move to Stevenage, and that could be by air or by sea.

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Stevenage is a very leafy area and the Woodland Trust has gathered data which shows only places such as the Forest of Dean have as much easy access to large woodlands. There are several parks on offer for those who enjoy walking. Fairlands Valley is a large area which has boating lakes and there is also the ancient semi-natural woodland, Monks and Whomerley Wood. Officially classed as a new town in 1946, under the New Towns Act, the area has developed its own sense of community and culture.

Stevenage is located in Hertfordshire close to both Letchworth Garden City and Welwyn Garden City and to junctions 7 and 8 of the A1. The town also has a railway station and is on the East Coast Mainline. There are many cyclists in the town who take advantage of the area’s network of completely segregated cycle tracks. Interestingly, Stevenage is home to some of the tallest street-lights in Britain.

Stevenage Town Bowls Club is a popular society and Kings George’s Field is used for their activities as well as cricket.  Shopping centres and high streets can be found at Queensway, the Westgate and the Old Town and the Stevenage Leisure Park has restaurants, clubs and a cinema. The local Leisure Centre has sports facilities open for the public to use.

Sports fans can support Stevenage Borough F.C., which play in the Football Conference. The team won the FA Carlsberg Trophy in 2007. In addition, there is the Stevenage Rugby Club and Stevenage Borough Ladies F.C. which have many fans in the area.
Ed Westwick (actor), Barbara Follett (politician), John Thurloe (secretary to Oliver Cromwell), Ian Poulter (golfer) and Ken Follett (author) are just a few celebrities who were born in Stevenage. Many sports personalities including Ashley Young and Lewis Hamilton come from the area.