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

New councillor's hope for Hatfield
Times 24
Bhumika “Bhumi” Zhaveri won a Hatfield Central town council by-election with 490 votes against 353 for Conservative Bukky Olawoyin. She told the Welwyn Hatfield Times: “I really want to thank everyone in Hatfield and the Labour Party members for their ...

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