*All distances approximate - sourced by maps.google.co.uk

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Buntingford railway station, opened in 1863, was closed in 1964[4] under the Beeching cuts. This was located as the terminus for the Buntingford Branch Line. Recently it has been redeveloped into housing.

Contact details and admissions information for schools in Hertfordshire

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*Specification subject to change, please speak to your sales advisor for details on your preferred plot.

(Half price for charities and not for profit organisations).

Market day is Monday, and early closing Wednesday. The Buntingford Carnival is held every other year. There is also a classic car event held in the town each year, usually in the early autumn

If you have any queries about Buntingford Civic Society or issues you would like to raise, you can email the Chairman direct at chairman@buntingfordcivic.org.uk.

Half price for charities and not for profit organisations.

★ The pump house, which was erected to celebrate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, is also in a state of some disrepair. Again we have a quote to re-furbish, using methods and materials fully sanctioned by the EHDC Conservation and Urban Design Officer.

*Specification details are for houses at The Village and are for general guidance only. For a more detailed specification of your chosen property, please speak to our Sales Advisors. This is a guide and may be subject to change.

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★ The town sign is suffering from 'weather damage' and we have obtained a quote to replace it with a new sign constructed from more durable materials. It will look the same but should prove far more resilient and therefore much longer lasting.

The Buntingford and Community Area Neighbourhood Plan has now been reviewed by EHDC and comments received back. Very few issues – the major comments came from developers who seem to think the plan unfair because it looks to put some boundaries around what they can and cannot do! EHDC have assigned an Inspector who will review the plan and hopefully pass it, then the final phase, the Referendum, can go ahead.

We are arranging a litter pick and clean-up of the River Rib on Sunday 9th October, meeting at the Ford at 10am. If anyone would care to join us we would be very happy to welcome you. Wear your wellies and we will provide (via EHDC) the litter picking equipment. If you can help please let me know at graham_bonner123@yahoo.co.uk.

The Prime Meridian passes to the east of Buntingford.

Buntingford uses a three-tier school system. There are four schools in Buntingford:

The town has a number of public houses - The Brambles (formerly The Chequers), The Fox and Duck, The Black Bull, The Crown and The Jolly Sailors.

Ask one of our librarians any question and we'll get back to you.

Much seems to have happened since I wrote my last Journal article on 16th June!

In celebration of the Queen's 90th birthday the Civic Society are looking to fully fund a couple of restoration projects, which we hope to complete by the end of the year:

Promote an event or small business in our exhibition area.  Our libraries are visited by thousands of customers every week.We have room for a pop-up banner.


The BCS Executive Committee reviewed at great length both sides of the Library 'issue' following the presentations put on at the library and the Fire Station, and voted unanimously in favour of keeping the library on the High Street. We sincerely hope that HCC vote this way in September and keep the library where it is.

Find your nearest tip and get advice on recycling

10% Discount when you make a block of 10 bookings over a 4 month period.

*Offer available on plot 51 only for customers who follow through to completion. Stamp Duty paid on residential reservations only. Speak to our sales advisors for details.

The name of the town is believed to originate from the Saxon chieftain or tribe Bunta; it does not refer to the bird Bunting, or the festive flag-like decorations.[3]