Stevenage

Stevenage (/ˈstvənɪ/ STEE-vən-ij) is a town and borough in Hertfordshire, England, 29 miles (44 km) north of London.[2] Stevenage is east of junctions 7 and 8 of the A1(M), between Letchworth Garden City to the north and Welwyn Garden City to the south. In 1946, Stevenage was designated the United Kingdom's first New Town under the New Towns Act.

Stevenage
Stevenage town centre
Motto(s): 
"The heart of a town lies in its people"
Stevenage shown within Hertfordshire
Coordinates: 51°54′06″N 00°12′07″W
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
RegionEast of England
Ceremonial countyHertfordshire
Admin HQStevenage
Government
  TypeNon-metropolitan district
  Governing bodyStevenage Borough Council
  MayorCouncillor Sandra Barr
  Council controlLabour
  MPStephen McPartland (Conservative)
Area
  Total25.96 km2 (10.02 sq mi)
Population
 (mid-2019 est.)
  Total87,845 (Ranked 276th)
  Density3,081/km2 (7,980/sq mi)
  Ethnicity
(United Kingdom estimate 2005)[1]
92.0% White
3.2% S.Asian
1.8% Black
1.8% Mixed Race
1.2% Chinese or other
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
Postcode areas
Area code(s)01438
ONS code26UH (ONS)
E07000243 (GSS)
OS grid referenceTL2424
PoliceHertfordshire
FireHertfordshire
AmbulanceEast of England
Websitewww.stevenage.gov.uk