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St Albans Facts

Here are 10 facts about St Albans to impress your house mates during lockdown;

1 – St Albans has been voted the most popular UK city to raise a family in. The property prices reflect this.

2 – An episode of popular 1980s kids program Grange Hill was filmed in St Albans.

3 – St Albans postal districts are AL1, AL2, AL3 and AL4.

4 – St. Albans stretches across over 6.99 square miles.

5 – St Albans has a population of around 63000, 50.9% of whom are female.

6 – In 1824 St Albans gained gas street lighting.

7 – At the time of the Domesday Book (1086) St Albans had a population of about 500.

8 – A new Crown Court was built in St Albans in 1993.

9 – The beautiful Clarence Park was given to the city in 1896.

10 – A symbol of civic pride, the Clock Tower is the only surviving medieval town belfry in England.

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