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Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

Welwyn Hatfield Council

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has approximately 350 employees, the majority of whom are based in the main council offices in Welwyn Garden City. The Council offices are conveniently situated close to the local shopping centre and railway station and with excellent leisure facilities nearby too.

As an employer, we offer an excellent employment package, which includes generous annual leave entitlements, local government pension, flexible working hours, free car parking and access to other discounted facilities. We are committed to training and developing our employees to their full potential.

The council has been accredited as “achieving” the equality framework for local government and continues to improve equality within the council and service delivery. We recognise the diversity of the people who live and work in the borough and welcome job applications from all sections of the community.

As a place to live and work the borough of Welwyn Hatfield has much to offer. It is a prosperous community with a high standard of living, low unemployment and offers a good quality of life.

It has excellent road and rail links to London, international airports and the rest of the UK. With its mixture of thriving medieval and modern towns and sleepy picturesque villages, it offers something for everyone - from historic attractions dating back to Roman times to museums, theatre and arts and excellent leisure facilities.

The Borough is well served by public transport links. Both Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield have railway stations that run fast and frequent trains going south into London Kings Cross and Moorgate stations with connections to London Underground at Finsbury Park along the route. The average journey time from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City is only 25 minutes. Going north, the trains connect to other main towns such as Stevenage and Hitchin going towards Peterborough. This line also branches off towards Letchworth and Cambridge.

Bus services also link up our two main towns of the Borough and this area of Hertfordshire has over 40 bus routes which cover other main towns such as Stevenage, Hertford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans.

The major road routes serving the Borough are the A1(M) and the M25 close by, allowing easy access to Greater London, the North and other parts of the country.