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
A striking artistic sculpture spanning the Alban Way between Smallford and Hatfield raised a not-so-simple Question for me, in the course of the 'Bringing the History of Smallford Station to Life' project. Looking at an O.S. map and ascertaining the sculpture’s...read more
Two guided walks looking at the history of Hatfield & St Albans Railway/Alban Way & Environs can now be booked using the Herts Direct website. A long walk on paved, mostly flat, foot & cycle path, with plenty of stops at points of interest, including a...read more
The Alban Way has a new logo and an updated leaflet, which you can use to learn about the trail and the sites along its path. Simply click the image below to start the download (PDF 8MB).read more
Smallford Residents Association (SRA) Opposition to Brett Aggregates Ltd Planning Application for a new Quarry at Smallford/Hatfield Aerodrome Site - off Hatfield Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire. Application PL\0755\16 & 5/0394-16 Grid Ref: 519837, 208389 [box...read more
Britain From Above presents the unique Aerofilms collection of aerial photographs covering much of Britain between 1914 and the late 1950’s. The image above shows Smallford Station in full along the Hatfield-St Albans branch line complete with train in siding and several wagons present. The humpback road bridge is clearly visible too as are many further details.read more
A compilation of some of the activities celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the opening of the Hatfield-St Albans Railway Line - now the Alban Way cycle and footpath - held on Sunday 18th October 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgBQHELqEaQ Thanks to Mike Cobart...read more