This website serves Smallford residents and provides information about Smallford’s past, present and future. Smallford and its surrounding areas are steeped in history, including the aerodrome at Hatfield, De Havilland’s airplane manufacture, the world’s first jet airliner (the Comet) and much more.
Welcome to the Smallford Station & Alban Way Heritage Society homepage. On this site you will find all the latest information about the society, workshops and associated activities in one handy place. If you’d like to get involved or find out more, click the button below!
Smallford Residents’ Association announcements and information will be posted on this website. Please check it frequently for important news and updates. Here, you will find information about planning proposals, objections, and much more that concern the local community.
Latest Smallford News
Latest news for the local community of Smallford
The Hertfordshire County Council provides a neat online facility where users can submit and report faults such as potholes, flooded roads, unkempt hedges and so on. However, it is not necessarily easy to use. HCC provides a brief introduction by way of a short PDF and...read more
Below is a copy of the current version of The Smallford Community Plan. This is a working document in progress – by definition therefore it is an unfinished, incomplete one. We are publishing it as a working document on our website – 1. To inform residents -...read more
The next AGM of Smallford Residents' Association DATE: Wednesday 26th June 2013 TIME: 7.30-9.30pm VENUE: St Albans Rugby Club, Oaklands Lane The AGM will be followed by our 'usual' SPECIAL MEETING. This is still being planned and is likely to include the following...read more
Many of you will be aware, Roger Taylor and Brian Anderson wrote a book about the Hatfield to St Albans GNR branch line, called "The Hatfield and St Albans Branch of the Great Northern Railway" (published in 1988 by Oakwood Press, ISBN 9780853613732). Due to that...read more
On Monday 20th April 2013, three Project members visited the British Film Institute (BFI) to view some old black and white films made around 100 years ago! They were searching for the films for some scenes using Smallford Station as a background. Their source...read more
A document showing the names of residents of Smallford from 1889 is available to view at The National Archives, Kew, London (reference: RAIL 236/722/21). The document shows a petition drawn up at the time of the inhabitants of Smallford. However, it was deemed that...read more