Hatfield Heath

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Coordinates: 51°48′46″N 0°12′32″E / 51.812737°N 0.208804°E / 51.812737; 0.208804

Hatfield Heath
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Holy Trinity Church, Hatfield Heath
Hatfield Heath is located in Essex
Hatfield Heath
Hatfield Heath
 Hatfield Heath shown within Essex
Population 1,500 
OS grid reference TL523149
District Uttlesford
Shire county Essex
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district CM22 7
Dialling code 01279
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
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Hatfield Heath is a village located in the county of Essex, UK with a population of approximately 1500 people.[1] The village sits close to the border of Hertfordshire and Essex and is within close proximity of the towns of Bishop's Stortford and Chelmsford. Stansted Airport lies approximately 5 miles (8 km) to the North.

The M11 motorway crosses the village in two locations – over the Stortford Road and over the Sawbridgeworth Road.

The village has social and business communities. Local businesses include: Chinese and Indian Restaurants; a chip shop; three public houses; a post office; doctors surgery, 2 churches, a village hall, a primary school, hairdressers, two hotels, and Tea rooms and Hatfield Heath Farmers' Market - a monthly market consisting of all local food and craft producers[2]



Bus travel is the only form of public transport in the village, and is vital for younger and elderly residents. The most frequent bus services are the Route 59 operating hourly between Harlow and Chelmsford and the 5 operating hourly between Bishops Stortford and Saffron Walden and serving Stansted Airport.

Route Number Route Operator Operation
5 Handicapped/disabled access Bishops Stortford Interchange to Saffron Walden Tesco via Stansted Airport Airport interchange TGM Stansted Mon-Sat. Times
59 Handicapped/disabled access Harlow Bus Station to Chelmsford Bus Station National Rail via The Rodings Arriva Shires & Essex Mon-Sat. Times
146 Handicapped/disabled access Hatfield Heath White Horse to Ongar Two Brewers via White Roding Regal Busways Tuesdays and Thursdays. Times
322 Schoolbus Old Harlow Post Office to Saffron Walden High School via Sheering TGM Stansted Schooldays. Times
347 Handicapped/disabled access Harlow Bus Station to Hatfield Broad Oak via Sawbridgeworth First Essex Mon-Sat. Times

You can also see the List of bus routes in Essex.


The nearest railway stations to Hatfield Heath are:


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