St Albans Area Guide

Your guide to St Albans’ local areas

The Louise Saunders team lives and breathes St Albans and we love to share our local knowledge. Our insider’s guide to St Albans’ local neighbourhoods can help you focus your property search on the areas of the city that best suit your lifestyle, whether you’re in search of excellent schools, café culture or being a stone’s throw from the station.

Our area guides cover a mile radius of St Albans City station. Each local area features wonderful period homes, good schools and local gems no more than a short stroll or drive to St Albans City station and the town centre. There are many other areas of St Albans to live, outside of the town centre. Do get in touch with the team if you’d like more advice about any of these areas.


Abbey precincts

A characterful area with narrow streets, historic buildings and green open spaces right in the heart of St Albans. This part of the city includes

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Bernards Heath

This popular area is known for its pretty Victorian terraces alongside larger family homes. Bernards Health is within walking distance from both the city centre

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Located to the east of the city centre and a short walk from St Albans City station, Fleetville is a popular, community-focused area of St

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Grange Street Area

Located at the top of the city centre and within an easy walk of the station, this conservation area of lovely Victorian properties includes Grange

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Normandy Road Area

Encompassing Cannon Street, Ladysmith Road, Kimberley Road and Worley Road, this peaceful conservation area offers handsome Victorian and Edwardian houses within a short walk of

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Sopwell Lane area

Located in the old conservation area of the city, these pretty period streets are a stone’s throw from the historic cathedral (listen out for the

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ST Michaels Village

Steeped in history, pretty St Michael’s Village boasts some of the most characterful period properties in St Albans. Just a short walk from the heart

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The Camp

This residential area has a welcoming, community feel and its position to the east of the city, within easy reach of St Albans City Station,

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