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Benington Parish Council

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Road Travel

Benington is located in north-east Hertfordshire, and is -

  •  5 miles from Stevenage
  •  8 miles from Ware
  •  9 miles from Hertford
  •  15 miles from Hatfield
  •  29 miles from Cambridge
  •  35 miles from London

From the A602 (Stevenage to Hertford) and A507 (Buntingford to Baldock), follow brown signs for 'Benington Lordship'.

Location map of Benington

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Watton-at-Stone station provides First Capital Connect services to Stevenage in one direction and London Moorgate via Hertford North in the other.
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Watton-at Stone live departures and arrivals board.

Stevenage station provides First Capital Connect services to Cambridge, Peterborough and London Kings Cross. It also provides some National Express East Coast services to the north-east of the country.
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Stevenage live departures and arrivals board.

Timetable information can be accessed using the
National Rail Journey Planner.




The 384 Centrebus provides a service between Hertford, Ware, Tonwell, Dane End, Benington, Walkern and Stevenage.
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Timetable Information.

The Intalink Partnership is a unique collaboration between local authorities and bus and train operators in Hertfordshire.
Intalink Travel Line phone 0870 6082 608
Website http://www.intalink.org.uk/

Hertfordshire County Council

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Website http://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/  


Telephone Enquiries 0300 123 4040  
Hertfordshire Libraries 0300 123 4049  

East Herts Council
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Website www.eastherts.gov.uk  
E-mail info@eastherts.gov.uk  
Telephone 01279 655261  
Text 07734 334504  

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The new police non-emergency number for Hertfordshire is 101.

Please use it to:

  • report an incident or a crime that has happened (not an incident or crime in progress as this should be a 999 call)
  • speak to a police officer or member of police staff
  • for a general police enquiry, advice and information


01707 354 192



To contact police in an emergency always dial 999.

An emergency is when:

  • Someone is injured, being threatened or is in danger.
  • There is a risk of injury to someone or a risk of serious damage to property.
  • A crime is in progress or you suspect a crime is in progress.
  • There is a serious incident which needs immediate police attendance.
  • Someone suspected of a crime is nearby.

Crimestoppers (report crime without giving your name) 0800 555 111  

Health Services

Oak Tree Surgery (Recreation Ground)
Telephone Watton Surgery


01438 869 527
01920 830 232

01920 830 504

Oak Tree Surgery

East and North Hertfordshire Primary Care Trust

Website www.enherts-pct.nhs.uk
Telephone 01707 390855

NHS Hertfordshire
Call 111 if you need medical help fast, but it's not life threatening. For example if you

  • think you need to go to hospital
  • don't know who to call for medical help
  • don't have a GP to call
  • need medical advice or reassurance about whhat to do next


(free from landlines and mobiles)


NHS Direct
(24 hrs confidential health advice line)

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Other useful local contacts  
Anti-social behaviour (East Herts Council) including abandioned vehicles noise and fly tipping

01279 655261
or enquiries@eastherts.gov.uk
or 101 (police)

Free home fire safety check 0300 123 4046  
Consumer Direct
(Trading Standards)
08454 04 05 06  
Herts Help (information and advice) 0300 123 4044  
Suspect abuse of a
vulnerable adult?
0300 123 4042 or 101  
Worried about treatment of a
0300 123 4043 or 101  
Highways emergency
out of hours service
0300 123 4047  
Herts Domestic Abuse helpline 08 088 088 088
Free and confidential suuport to victims of crime - even if you have not reported it to the police

0300 011 5555
7am - 10pm every day


Spectrum (Herts Drug & Alcohol Recovery Service) 0800 652 3169  
Talk to Frank (drugs help & advice) 0800 77 66 00
Crimestoppers (report crime without giving your name) 0800 555 111  
If you have lost or found an item of property, you can now go online to report it.

You can also search for stolen property that's been recovered by police
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