Letchworth Garden City – United Kingdom

  • 1870 Willian Rd, Willian, Letchworth Garden City SG6 2AE
  • 9 Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3DG
  • 24 & 25 The Wynd, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3EN
  • 3 Ivel Ct, Radburn Way, Letchworth Garden City SG6 2NH
  • 2 Arena Parade, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3BY


About Letchworth Garden City

Letchworth Located in the North Hertfordshire district of Hertfordshire, UK, Garden City is more generally known as Letchworth. The first of its kind, it has gained notoriety as a result of this distinction. An estimated 33,249 people called this place home as per the 2011 census.

Included in the Domesday Book of 1086, Letchworth was a long-established parish. Until the early twentieth century, it served as a typical rural settlement. In 1903, a company called First Garden City Limited, founded by Ebenezer Howard and his supporters, purchased a large portion of land in Letchworth and the neighboring parishes of Willian and Norton with the intention of constructing the first “garden city,” following the principles Howard had outlined in his 1898 book, To-morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform. Their goal was to build a community unlike any other at the time, an alternative to the polluted and overcrowded industrial cities that dominated the landscape.

After First Garden City Limited was taken over in 1960, the town’s management underwent drastic modifications, much to the chagrin of the town’s people and council, who want to see the original garden city ideals preserved. In 1963, they succeeded in having the estate transferred from the business to the Letchworth Garden City Corporation through an act of parliament. In 1995, a charitable organization called the Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation took over ownership and management of the estate from the former enterprise.

Hotels in Letchworth Garden City

  1. Premier Inn

Address: Station Rd, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3BQ, United Kingdom

  1. Travelodge

Address: Ave One, Letchworth Garden City SG6 2HB, United Kingdom

  1. Broadway Hotel & Carvery

Address: Broadway, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3NZ, United Kingdom

  1. Mercure Letchworth Hall

Address: Letchworth Ln, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3NP, United Kingdom

  1. Fox at Willian

Address: 1870 Willian Rd, Willian, Letchworth Garden City SG6 2AE, United Kingdom

Universities in Letchworth Garden City

  1. Springboard-North Hertfordshire College

Address: Town Hall, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3BX, United Kingdom