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Opposition to Brett Aggregates Ltd Planning Application for a new Quarry at Smallford
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...
Smallford Station 150th Celebrations Movie
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...
Walk the Train Along Alban Way
Your very own guide to the former railway route between Hatfield Station and St Albans
Abbey Station, and the landscapes and buildings close to the line. This brochure is published by the Smallford Group: “Bringing the History of Smallford Station to Life” October 2015.
Three Community Heritage Projects to Inspire you
Now the celebrations are behind us, we’re getting back to what has become three separate, but associated, projects: ‘Bringing the History of Smallford Station to Life’ Continuing our heritage research and sharing our findings on our website. If you know of anyone who recalls the station and/or railway line when it was operating, we’d love to hear their stories and, if
Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Opening of the Hatfield-St Albans Branch Line
As many visitors to our website may recall, what is now The Alban Way was once the Hatfield-St Albans Railway. The Line opened on 16th October 1865, 150 years ago, and, to celebrate this anniversary, we organised a range of free events – with publicity flyers distributed to over 4000 local homes!
Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Opening of the Hatfield-St Albans Railway Line
The flier above was delivered to many homes along and close to the St Albans section of The Alban Way during the week beginning 5th October, Whether-or-not you received one, knowing about it could be a good reason to celebrate! The Alban Way is what remains of the Hatfield-St Albans Railway Line. This October will see the 150th Anniversary of the opening of this line and, guess what – we’re planning some celebrations – and you’d be very welcome to join us!
Smallford Station Platform Gets Cleared!
Video footage of the on-going works to clear the Smallford Station platform of overgrown foliage. The work is being undertaken in an effort to help preserve the platform structures along the length of the Alban Way, up to Smallford Station.
Bringing the History of Smallford Station to Life Exhibition
The Bringing the History of Smallford Station to Life Exhibition took place on 22nd October 2014 at the University of Hertfordshire. In case you missed it, please see the images below which show the exhibition in full. To view the images in a larger view, simply click...
Bringing the History of Smallford Station to Life Project Exhibition Photo Gallery
On 22nd October 2014, the Bringing the History of Smallford Station to Life Project Exhibition was held at the University of Hertfordshire. The below pictures were taken during the event. [gallery type="rectangular" link="file"...
Bringing the History of Smallford Station to Life Leaflet
Produced to summarise the 'Bringing the History of Smallford Station to Life' project, this trifold leaflet offers a glimpse into the project itself as well as the history of Smallford Station and the Hatfield to St Albans branch line it belonged to. Please click...