Welwyn Garden City (WGC), as its name suggests, is a garden city, founded by Sir Ebenezer Howard in the 1920s following his previous experiment in Letchworth Garden City, and designed by Louis de Soissons. Howard had called for the creation of new towns of limited size, planned in advance, and surrounded by a permanent belt of agricultural land, as a role model for lower-density urban development. Howard believed that such Garden Cities were the perfect blend of city and nature.
Booking for the Second Garden City Lecture has opened. The date for your diary is Wednesday 12th June 2013.
This year the talk is being given by Dr Mervyn Miller, a world renowned expert on garden citi...
A further development regarding the Garden City Lecture hosted by the Trust and the WGC Society - the Welwyn Garden Heritage Trust has produced a DVD