Local services in Stevenage
In the heart of the county and just 20 minutes from London, the district of Stevenage offers visitors a timeless mix of heritage, retail therapy and exciting events for everyone to enjoy.
Spacious well-planned, modern post-war town, with light industry and offices. Stevenage is home to a series of major, international organisations including MBDA, Airbus and GSK. It offers a unique balance of urban and rural living and provides fantastic transport links to London and beyond in just 20 minutes.
Stevenage is known to many as the UK’s ‘Space City’. Incredibly, nearly a quarter of the satellites orbiting the Earth were built in Stevenage and in 2016, Tim Peake controlled the ExoMars Rover from Airbus’ base on Gunnels Wood Road.