Hatfield

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Hatfield

About Hatfield

Hatfield is a town located in Hertfordshire. Present day Hatfield is a post war New Town, developed as part of the New Towns act to rebuild urban areas after the destruction of World War 2.

Hatfield is home to the University of Hertfordshire which has more than 27,000 students. It was shortlisted for university of the year awards in 2008 and 2009 and is considered one of the greenest universities in the UK.

Throughout the 20th century Hatfield was well known for its importance to the aviation industry. During the second world war the Mosquito fighter bomber was produced in Hatfield. Hatfields aircraft factory was closed in 1993.

The UK telephone dialling code for Hatfield is 01707.

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Times 24

£45m regeneration scheme will 'breathe new life' into Hatfield neighbourhood
Times 24
“Our team has a strong record of delivering large-scale, community-focused regeneration schemes and we look forward to bringing that expertise to this important project for South Hatfield.” A planning application is expected to be submitted in 2018.
Lovell set for £45m Hatfield regeneration schemeConstruction Enquirer
New 'comet' buses unveiled at University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield by Mayor of Welwyn Hatfield Cllr Lynne Sparks ...Times Series

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