Events 2021


Leisure Centre wins Merit Award

A Harpenden Society ‘Certificate of Merit’ Award for noteworthy local developments completed in 2020 was presented last week ( Dec 3) to St Albans District Council for the Harpenden Leisure Centre in Rothamsted Park, which has greatly increased the range and extent of sports facilities available to people in the town. Anthony Rowlands, SADC’s lead councillor for the public realm received the Award from Society chairman Phil Waters.

Cllrs Anthony Rowlands and Robert Donald thanked the project team of council officers, contractor Willmott Dixon and operator 1Life for successfully delivering this challenging project and thanked too the previous administration for initiating the project and their current colleagues for supporting the project to its conclusion.

Phil Waters said 'The Society is delighted to make an Award to recognise the significant contribution that the completely rebuilt and updated Leisure Centre will make to the Harpenden community. The improved facilities are excellent and will be central to helping ensure the well-being of our community long into the future'.

Seen, front row, left to right, are: Peter Simpson, director of Space & Place, the architects responsible for the Leisure Centre design; Cllr Robert Donald, SADC commercial and development portfolio holder; Cllr Anthony Rowlands; Phil Waters; Society Awards secretary Penny Ayres; and Tony Marmo, SADC’s head commercial & development officer.

Festive Fundraising


Sparkle Draw Raffle

It’s that time of year again! The AT Society Sparkle Draw Raffle is upon us. Tickets are only £1 and there are some amazing prizes to be won, including a UK holiday and £500 cash! All money raised from the raffle goes towards supporting children, young adults and their families affected by the life-limiting condition, AT.

The raffle runs until midday on 16th December, click on the image below to buy your tickets now!