Follow the former track between Camp Road and Grimston Road.
The country house turned agricultural college tucked away from the road beyond Wynchlands.
How many circumstances changed during times of conflict.
A secluded cottage next to the railway in Sandpit Lane.
The Reading & Hatfield Turnpike road finally closed in 1881.
Fleetville's very own Manor House, though it is no longer visible.
The woodland east of Oaklands which is now factory and retail space.
Of over six hundred streets in the East End. Here are a few more.
Old and New – both with different spellings – created residential areas from a residential park and its farms.
Well, not quite a mile, but plenty of retail opportunity!
The hamlet from which Camp grew at the top of the hill.
From the site of a turnpike toll house to a thriving Fleetville pub.
The story of a road on the original Camp estate.
A former mental hospital in Hill End Lane, and now a residential area named Highlands.
A former mental colony in Highfield Lane, now part of a new residential area called Highfield.
This would have been St Albans' fourth cinema – if it had been allowed to open.
For a century and a quarter St Albans people have enjoyed the colour and activity of this open space.
A walking and cycling route between Hatfield and Abbey Station.
Residential development ribboned its way eastwards from Ashley Road.
The gift of a field and what happened next.
A key page about a few years in which thousands of St Albans people played host to children in the biggest upheaval ever experienced in Britain. This is a MUST-READ.
Ballito Hosiery Mill – which everyone referred to as "the Ballito Works" – opened in 1925 and was closed by the new owners, Courtauld, in 1967. This is the story of Ballito in a single page.
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