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Timeline of WGC Industries now available to buy!

Timeline of WGC Industries now available to buy!

 

The Trust’s Timeline book has arrived. It contains a wealth of material gathered during the Trust’s ‘Where Do You Think We Worked?' project.

Book Now for 4th Garden City Lecture

Book Now for 4th Garden City Lecture

Booking is now open for the Fourth Garden City Lecture will be on Wed 13th May in the Hawthorne Theatre, WGC. Dr Nick Falk whose URBED co-op were the winners of the Wolfson Economics Prize 2014 for pr...

Talk on Otto Salvisberg's Roche factory - 29th September

Talk on Otto Salvisberg's Roche factory - 29th September

This iconic factory on Broadwater Road is the only example of Otto Salvisberg's designs in the UK. Now sadly neglected and in need of significant renovation, as can be seen in the picture below, the b...

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13th May for Fourth Garden City Lecture

13th May for Fourth Garden City Lecture

Booking is now open for the Fourth Garden City Lecture will be on Wed 13th May at 7.30pm in the Hawthorne Theatre, WGC. Dr Nick Falk whose URBED co-op were the winners of the Wolfson Economics Prize 2014 for proposals to build new Garden Cities, will be the speaker. The event is a joint promotion wi...

Garden City Heritage

History

History

Welwyn Garden City, 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. Following the establishment of Letchworth Garden City and prior to the commencement of Welwyn Garden...

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A scroll to mark over 25 years service

A scroll to mark over 25 years service

This scroll commemorating over 25 years service was given to James Gray by staff at the Shredded Wheat Company Ltd, Welwyn Garden City.

Events

QEII Hospital - memories sought

QEII Hospital - memories sought

The Trust is supporting a new heritage project concerning the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, which has been part of Welwyn Hatfield for over 50 years.

Three Magnets ® Projects

New WGC heritage trails

New WGC heritage trails

Following on from the release of the film ‘Welwyn Garden City ~ A Brave Vision’ in DVD format the Welwyn Garden Heritage Trust has now issued 3 heritage trail booklets.

Help support Welwyn Heritage Trust for free when you shop online by using easy fund raising. You still shop directly with each retailer, but simply by using the link (click the logo below) and selecting Welwyn Garden Heritage Trust, each purchase you make will generate a cashback donation to the Trust.