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'Placemaking: From Garden Cities to New Towns' was a free workshop and networking event that took place on Saturday 1st June at the University of Hertfordshire's Fielder Centre.

Barcley Corsets employees share their memories

Eight employees from Barcley Corsets got together on Friday 28th September 2012 to share their memories.


Pat, Vera, Doreen, Merle, Brenda, Iris, Emily and Winifred were kind enough to allow the Trust

Wednesday 15th February 2017 saw a gathering held to celebrate 10 years of the WGC Heritage Trust. Joint founders Dennis Lewis and Tony Skottowe gave short speeches recalling the start of the organisation and it’s achievements; both looked forward to the next ten years!

Garden City Lecture speakers

Following our very successful lecture "Garden Cities - Back to the Future" speakers Patrick Clarke and Kate Henderson have very kindly made their slide shows available.

As has happened with previous displays the Trust’s recent ‘Where Do You Think We Played?’ exhibition at Sainsbury’s has prompted further donations of material for the WGC Heritage Trust archive.

The Campus & the White Bridge

Booking for the Second Garden City Lecture has opened. The date for your diary is Wednesday 12th June 2013.

'A Dramatic Hollow In Sherrardspark Wood - The Dell' a history by Trustee Robert J Gill can be purchased from the Welwyn Garden City Heritage Trust.

Britain from Above, the Welwyn Garden Heritage Trust and Welwyn Garden City Library present:



Our thanks go to all those who came along and visited our stand in the Howard Centre on Saturday 8th October 2016.

Cars parked both sides of road - Parkway, November 1954

A fascinating exhibition of historic photographs of Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield is now on at the New Maynard Gallery in Campus West, Welwyn Garden City.

Timeline of WGC Industries front cover

The Trust’s book 'Where Do You Think We Worked? - A Timeline of WGC Industries 1920-1960' reveals the wealth of material gathered during the ‘Where Do You Think We Worked?' project.

The speakers and audienceThe Welwyn Garden Heritage Trust and the WGC Society hosted a talk on Garden Cities - 'Back To The Future' which took place in the Campus West Council Chambers on May 30th.

A couple of photos from our 'Mini-CONTACT' event held on Howardsgate within the WG Petit Tour event on 17th July 2016. We had decided, as part of our 'Where Do You Think We Played?' project, to revive a little of the spirit of the Convention of Town Activities that used to be held annually on The Campus from 1966 to the early 1980s, and provided a showcase for all the different organisations and clubs that residents could join.

Visitors to our 'mini-CONTACT' 

Parkway housing


The Welwyn Garden Heritage Trust and the Welwyn Garden City Society have arranged a talk on Garden Cities - 'Back To The Future'.

The Trust supported a recent heritage project concerning the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, which has been part of Welwyn Hatfield for over 50 years.

Wheel-barrowing kit bags to the stationThe Where Do You Think You Live? Project is funded until the end of August 2011. There has been a wealth of material donated to the Trust's archive and much more is expected to be added!

Q&A session after the lecture

The Welwyn Garden Heritage Trust produced a DVD of both Patrick Clarke and Kate Henderson's presentations at the first Garden City Lecture in 2012, with highlights of the Q&A session at the end, which is still available to purchase.