Knebworth Parish Council

Serving the people of Knebworth

Tags: Leisure

Knebworth Parish Council Saves the Station Pub

As you have probably noticed, the Station Pub is currently undergoing a full refurbishment inside and out. The pub is now owned by Knebworth Parish Council which bought it with the help of a long-term loan from Central Government.

It will be run by a local couple, Lloyd and Becky Willis, who both have many years' experience in the hospitality industry. They are very much looking forward to bringing... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 06:44 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Hertfordshire rights of way map

Over 2,000 miles of Hertfordshire's public countryside footpaths, bridleways and byways are now available on Google maps.

Launched this month, the new tool – believed to be one of the first developed in the country - means the map can be loaded onto a smartphone, making it easier for users to follow their position on the map as they go.

Developed by Hertfordshire County Council's Countryside and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 11:13 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

The Station Pub

Following an overwhelming show of support from residents in June this year, Knebworth Parish Council has been working on a bid to purchase The Station Public House.

We are pleased to announce that we now have an offer agreed with the owner and are working to complete a transaction in the near future. We hope that this will result in providing a more secure future for what we believe is a valuable asset... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 10:15 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Hole near Allotments

A hole has appeared on the path near the allotments as a result of a broken storm drain. Both landowner and Herts County Council are aware of the problem.

More information can be found on Swangleys Farm website .

Posted: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 10:51 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Station Pub Survey

In a village wide survey the Parish Council asked the question

Should Knebworth Parish Council borrow funds to purchase the Station Pub as a Public House and Village Asset?

There were 560 responses, with 79% supporting the Parish Council borrowing funds to bid for the Station Pub.

As a result of the survey and a business report provided to the Council at its meeting on 12 June 2019, it resolved to apply... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:04 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Leisure

Station Pub

The Station, Public House constructed in 1883 is a prominent landmark in the centre of Knebworth. This establishment closed in February 2017 and became subject to a planning application to split the site in two, converting the garden area into residential properties.

The Parish Council believes that having a public house at The Station in the village centre is an asset to our local community. We have... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 27 Apr 2019 08:30 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment, Leisure, Parish meeting

Library Moves to St Martins Church

The library will be open as normal up to 1pm on Saturday 23 February. It will then be closed from Monday 25 to Wednesday 27 February, and will reopen at 2pm on Thursday 28 February in St Martins Church.

The normal opening hours (2-6 Mon - Thurs and 9-1 on Saturdays) will continue. The library car park will be closed as of Monday 25 February. Library customers are welcome to use the church car park while... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:27 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure, Planning

Christmas Lights- Report Problems

Knebworth Parish Council is responsible for the Christmas lights. If you notice that some are not working please contact the clerk on 01438 813795 or email

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:07 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Libraries Week 2018

Hertfordshire County Council is inviting residents to visit their local library during Libraries Week and discover what they can do for them.

Libraries Week (8-13 October) is a national celebration of UK libraries which will see a number of Hertfordshire libraries organise events to showcase their best services and activities across themes such as digital, creative, cultural, information, health, and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:37 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Health Walk

Come and join in the fun with a free walk and talk through the park in Knebworth at 10.30am on Tuesday 13th February. First time walkers particularly welcome.

We are a very sociable group and usually do 3 different walks of 15-35 minutes, with breaks if wanted. The shortest walk is ideal for anyone who wants to start exercising, maybe as part of recovery and is on a path with level ground. The longest... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:57 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure