Harpenden man with a van

Town / Area:

Harpenden is a great place to move to with a family. Removal professionals cover the Harpenden area, but a short guide to the town will help you find your marks

Property Prices:

Estimated price for a 2 bedroom apartment to rent
£800 – £1,900 per month

Estimated price for a 4 bedroom house for sale
£425,000 – £1,375,000

Local Towns:

St Albans, Wheathampstead, Redbourne and Hemel Hempstead


The train linking up Bedford to Brighton goes through Harpenden. A fast commuter service to London St Pancras takes around half an hour and runs every 15 minutes.

Harpenden is situated just off the M1, close to the junctions with both the M10 and the M 25.

Bus: Area 3, St Albans and Borehamwood, or Dunstable – Harpenden (202), or Harpenden – Cross Lane Estate (HA1)


Harpenden Guide

If you are looking for a well located town with a quaint and traditional English environment, Harpenden, situated between St Albans and Luton, should be the perfect place for you and your family. Many open spaces, flowers and trees on every street and a range of outdoor activities are certainly the main attraction of this lovely town, which will make you feel closer to nature while being ideal for many commuters.

Being such a sought after area, property in Harpenden can reach very high prices, but it is still possible to find a nice semi-detached house for less than £300,000.

Harpenden’s schools offer very high standards of education, with two of the best performing state schools in England and exceptional examination results.

If you are a sporty family, Harpenden is a great place to move to. So many activities are available to enjoy the great outdoors that there really is something for everyone. Sport being the most popular past time, you will be able to enjoy cricket, rugby and football, as well as golf, tennis, hockey and of course, everything you could expect from modern leisure centres, including swimming pools, dance and fitness studios, gyms, squash and badminton courts, martial art classes and more.
Finding a nice place to eat might be a little harder though… because there is so much to choose from you won’t know where to begin! Many pubs, cafés and bars are open for your evenings out, but you will also find a great number of restaurants, whether you enjoy a classy atmosphere, are looking for a family friendly pizza place or prefer a nice take-out for a busy week night.

Lovely antique shops, luxury goods and clothing boutiques abound in Harpenden, giving the town its own, very classy character and making it one of Hertfordshire’s most popular towns.

For cultural outings, you could go and visit the Welwyn Roman Baths, where you can walk around the remains of an antique Roman villa, including its own floor heating system and hot and cold baths! Children won’t be left out, as fun activities are available for them, such as dressing up and quiz games. The town itself also has a rich history and a nice walk through its streets will be full of interesting surprises.

And since London and St Albans are only a few miles away, you will never run out of fun, cultural things to do if you decide to make that house move to Harpenden!

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Harpenden Removals

Reliable removals in Harpenden can be hard to secure. If you are looking for a dependable van man in Hertfordshire, the professionals of Van Man in London will help you with all the practical aspects of your move to Harpenden.  Van Man in London provide a punctual and affordable removal service in Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and North London and have developed a reputation for great customer service, with experience going back twelve years.