Located just 24 miles northwest of London, Hemel Hempstead is a popular Hertfordshire town for families, young professionals and commuters. As part of the Greater London Urban Area and the London Commuter Belt, Hemel Hempstead has frequent train services to the capital. However, it also boasts plenty of local business opportunities and things to do and see in the town’s districts.
So if you’re considering living in Boxmoor, Leverstock Green, The New Boroughs, the Old Town, or any other district, check out these 5 things to know before moving to Hemel Hempstead.
Hemel Hempstead is great for families
Hemel Hempstead is a great place to move to if you have children of school age due to its excellent choice of primary schools, secondary schools and higher education colleges. Some of the schools in Hemel Hempstead to achieve Ofsted’s ‘Outstanding’ status include Brockswood Primary School, Two Waters Primary School and Woodfield School.
Hemel Hempstead and the Hertfordshire area also offer a lot of family fun activities and things to do, including playing crazy golf at Gadebridge Park or taking ski lessons on the UK’s largest indoor ski slope at The Snow Centre.
Hemel Hempstead is great for business
As well as being a great place to move to as a family, Hemel Hempstead is also great for businesses and start-ups looking for new opportunities to grow. When you choose to move to Hemel Hempstead and start a business, you’ll benefit from a convenient location, becoming part of a wider business community, and a desirable work/life balance.
Over the years, Hemel Hempstead has been home to many local and international businesses, from Hemel Hempstead Evening Post-Echo to Kodak and even Apple UK in the 1980s. Currently, Hemel Hempstead is home to a range of industries and businesses, including ASOS, British Telecom, Britvic, Next and Screwfix.
Hemel Hempstead is great for commuters
Hemel Hempstead is an ideal place to live if you need to commute regularly into London for work. From Hemel Hempstead Train Station, it takes just 33 minutes to London Euston on the West Midlands Trains line with the service operating every 20 minutes. Hemel Hempstead also boasts a direct train service to South Croydon and the Midlands.
Moving to Hemel Hempstead also means you’ll benefit from great transport links and connectivity across Hertfordshire with regular bus services to the neighbouring towns of St Albans, Watford, and Berkhamsted.
There’s plenty to do in Hemel Hempstead
As well as exploring 80 acres of Gadebridge Park, hitting the slopes at The Snow Centre or browsing the retail stores at Marlowes Shopping Centre, the residents of Hemel Hempstead have plenty of options of things to see and do.
The town is just a short drive from the magical ‘The Making of Harry Potter’ experience at The Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. For a unique and valuable experience, visit the monks at the welcoming Amaravati Buddhist Monastery In the Chiltern Hills above Hemel Hempstead, to discover their daily routine or take part in meditation workshops.
Hemel Hempstead offers industry-leading self-storage
If you’re moving to Hemel Hempstead, you also need to know about our innovative self-storage solutions at The Self Storage Company.
The Self Storage Company in Hemel Hempstead offers secure home storage and business storage units perfect for whether you’re decluttering your Hemel Hempstead home or need a space for your local business stock. Discover a range of storage units in various sizes from 10sqft to 275sqft and flexible managed storage plans. We also offer student storage and a selection of packing supplies and boxes at TSSC Hemel Hempstead.
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Find us at 2 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YJ.