Stevenage history book published

A NEW book detailing the history of Stevenage has been published.

Stevenage: A History from Roman Times to the Present Day has been written by authors in the town, Margaret Ashby and Don Hills.

The illustrated book tells the story of the growth and development of the town, with the majority covering the development since 1946 of Stevenage as Britain’s first post-war new town.

Mayor of Stevenage, Michael Downing, said: “This marvellous book tells the story of our town from Roman times through to the medieval Great North Road and on to the present day.

“The words and photographs really bring the story to life and I would recommend it to anyone who has an interest in Stevenage and its people.”

You can pick up a copy of the book, priced �20, from the Customer Service Centre at Stevenage Borough Council’s offices in Danestrete, Stevenage Museum, Waterstone’s, and The Choc Box on Stevenage’s High Street. You can also order a copy online at