The community website for the town of Hatfield in Hertfordshire


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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Yorkshire Post

Miliband and Soubry argue in Commons over Hatfield closure
Yorkshire Post
The former Labour leader urged ministers to consider boosting redundancy payments for workers at Hatfield Colliery, amid heated Commons exchanges which saw Business Minister Anna Soubry suggest Labour MP Angela Rayner had made ‚Äúsexist ...
Miners fight to save Hatfield pitheadThorne Gazette
UK's Hatfield Colliery set to closeMining Technology

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