A group member describes details of her household's expenditure in 1969.
A member of the group describes her memories of the horse-driven milk cart delivering to her street.
A member of the group describes her memories of the mobile grocers that would attend her home area of Ellenbrook Lane.
A member of the group describes her experience of shopping during Hatfield's development.
A member of the group describes Hatfield's Off-Licences in 1950
A member of the group describes Mr Bradley's Food Van's twice weekly visits to her street.
The need for shops at Hilltop by new Hatfield residents, led the New Towns Commission to initially develop a row of temporary shops in new terraced Housing. Donald Hodson ran a chemists in this row, before moving to the permanent shopping precinct when built. He described more about this odd arrangement!
Mrs Nunn discusses how you could do your shopping in the early days of the new town, including the grocery vans that used to come round.
Nellie Black recalls when she was part of a women's group, who gave the Commission their views on New Town housing.
Valerie Weaving talks about the local shops she can recall and her letter to Father Christmas
First Christmas in a new house in new town Hatfield in the late 1950s
Setting up a business in the new town in the late 1950s
Shopping facilities in South Hatfield in the late 1950s
Eileen Bull recalls her first impressions of shopping in Hemel Hempstead.