New Welwyn-Hatfield activity map – 2021 edition

Back in 2005 Hertfordshire County Council, with support from WelHatCycling, Roche and Hatfield Town Council, produced a very useful activity map covering the Welwyn-Hatfield area. Supplies of the original map were exhausted and many changes rendered the map less useful. WelHatCycling, generously supported by funding from WGC100 (the Welwyn Garden City centenary group) have now… Read More »

Hilltop cycle path; Ask for more cycle paths; A414 crossing; Cole Green Way resurfacing (updated); Lockdown exercise routes: Winter news from WelHatCycling

Hill Top Hatfield – new shops, new cycle route Over the past few months we’ve been pushing Hertfordshire County Council over a lack of cycling provision for the new shops at Hill Top and have won a new cycle route for this development. This proves it’s always worth objecting to a project if there’s something… Read More »

Cycling improvements, Digswell Park Road

Digswell Park Road (to the North of Welwyn Garden City) is a lovely road for walking/cycling, spoilt only by motor traffic using it as a short cut rather than using the A1000 and Hertford Road. Thanks to some shiny new bollards, this through-traffic has been stopped – great news! In addition cyclists and pedestrians exiting… Read More »

Event to reunite stolen bicycles with rightful owners

Had a bike stolen locally? Herts Police have recovered 60 bikes and are holding an event on 12 Sept to try to find their rightful owners. You will need to pre-register to attend. More details at: https://www.herts.police.uk/news-and-appeals/event-to-reunite-stolen-bicycles-with-rightful-owners-0577 Recovered bikes are of the following makes: 6ku, Boardman, Cannondale, Carrera, Charge, Claud Butler, Condor, Cube, East way,… Read More »

Widen my Path, new Hunters Bridge & Hill Top cycle lanes, Ayot Greenway plans and other summer news

Widen my Path Widen my Path is a website where pedestrians and people who cycle can log local issues of concern. Local councillors can use it to see concerns in their local areas and residents can up vote the issues of most concern. Hertfordshire have used this to inform their bid for government funding (the… Read More »

New cycle route in Hatfield town centre, Alban Way tree roots update and litter pick, Covid19 ride cancellations and the A602

Hatfield town centre route to be completed by 2022? On 23rd April 2020, Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council approved development of the north east corner of the town centre and a condition of the development is a new cycle route across the town centre. The new route is the blue line below. The developer will pay… Read More »