Old Camp Track
Old Camp Track

Follow the former track between Grimston Road and Camp Road.

Oaklands Mansion SE view HALS

The country house turned agricultural college tucked away from the road beyond Wynchlands.

Wartime east end
Collection van

How circumstances changed during times of conflict.

Dell Cottage
Dell Farm Cottage

A secluded cottage next to the railway in Sandpit Lane.

Turnpike Road
Ellenbrook turnpike marker

The Reading & Hatfield Turnpike finally closed in 1881.

Beaumonts Manor
Jane Marten second Beaumonts Manor

Fleetville's very own manor house – no longer visible.

Butterwick Wood
Dunelm at Butterwick

The factory and retail space beyond Oaklands.

East End Streets
Bramley Way street plate

Where they are and the origins of their names.

Green East End
Field edge vegetation

Fifty locations where the countryside blends with the built environment.

The Mile of Shops
Fowler's sweet shop Hatfield Road

Not quite a mile but plenty of retail opportunities.

Camp Hill
Camp Hill settlement

The hamlet from which Camp grew.

The Rats' Castle
Rats' Castle with flowers

From a turnpike toll to a thriving Fleetville pub.

St Mary's through the grasses

The old and the new, each formerly having slightly different spellings.

Hill End Hospital
Hill End remaining ward block

A former mental hospital in Hill End Lane.

Cell Barnes Hospital
Walking through Highfield Park

A former mental colony in Highfield Lane.

Fleetville Cinema
Fleetville Cinema entrance

This is the cinema Fleetville almost had.

Cambridge Road
Carnival float Cambridge Road

Residential road on the original Camp estate.

Alban Way
Blue sign Alban Way

A walking and cycling route between Hatfield and Abbey Station.

Hatfield Road East
Ryecroft Court

Hatfield Road eastward of Ashley Road.

Rec and Nursery
Rec at Larks 2012

The gift of a field and what happened next.

Clarence Park
Clarence Park vista

For a century and a quarter St Albans people have enjoyed the colour and activity of this open space.