About Hemel Hempstead

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Hemel Hempstead is location, location, location.

It is perfectly placed on the edge of London within around a 30-minute drive or train ride of the capital, benefiting from the road links of the M1, M25 and A41, four mainline rail stations along with easy access to five airports. Hemel Hempstead is a place of significant businesses set within beautiful countryside including the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town and area offer a fantastic and great value quality of life with attractions for all the family, some great places to live, a variety of employment opportunities, all within an environment to envy; a compelling urban green experience.

Most of all, Hemel Hempstead is a place of opportunity and growth. Having been one of the first New Towns, it is reinventing itself for the 21st century with a series of vibrant new Garden Communities bringing housing and employment, transformation of the urban centre into a place for living, leisure and work, the potential repurposing of development areas near to the town accompanied by a cultural renaissance. The emphasis will be on animating and activating the place with a focus on people and the use of space not just buildings.

As Hemel Hempstead looks to the future it is doing things differently, being proactive, acting with agility, better connecting its assets, collaborating with places and people, and thinking bigger and wider as a destination; this is a place where the prospects are bright.