Watford Flooring are the trusted and reliable flooring contractors committed to that great floor finish for your home or commercial building.
Watford Flooring installs a wide range of flooring types including laminate, vinyl, LVT, engineered wood flooring and hardwood flooring. Carpet fitting and Safety flooring are part of the services
The Watford Flooring team of experts have a combined experience of over 25 years in the flooring industry. They bring their expertise and experience to every project whether big or small.
Our flooring experts bring a rich history of successfully delivering multiple projects across many residential and commercial properties.
Although based in Watford, the team has successfully completed projects in Hemel Hempstead, St Albans, Radlett, Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City, and areas in and around Hertfordshire including North London.
Watford is a major town and borough in Hertfordshire County in England.
Watford is located around the Northwest of Greater London. It shares a boundary with Greater London.
Watford is situated on the River Colne and initially was a small market town. The development of the Grand Junction Canal brough a lot of industrial activity to the area including breweries, print works and paper mills.
With the decline in these industries, Watford is recognised mainly for its proximity to London as it serves as a great commuter town. Its proximity to London has led companies to site their headquarters or operational facilities in the area.
Watford town developed on land belonging to St Albans Abbey up to the 16th century. The town also grew due to its proximity to Berkhamsted Castle and royal palace at Kings Langley. This attracted a lot of travellers.
The construction of the Grand Junction Canal in 1798 and the London & Birmingham Railway in 1837 resulted in rapid growth of Watford.
Watford became an urban district and a municipal borough by grant of a charter in 1922.
Since 1999, Watford has been divided into 12 wards.
Watford has twining links with 5 towns – Mainz in Germany, Pesaro in Italy, Nanterre a suburb in Paris, France, Novgorod, a historic town in Russia and Wilmington, Delaware in the US.
Watford is the largest settlement in Hertfordshire County with a population of 131,982
Hertfordshire County Council designates Watford to be a major sub-regional centre.
Watford Borough Council is the local authority headed by the Mayor of Watford.
Major international conferences and sporting events have taken place in Watford over the years. These include 2006 World Golf Championships, the 2013 Bilderberg Conference and the 2019 NATO Summit at The Grove.
Watford has great transport links and is connected to London and other major cities via rail, tube, and road networks.
Watford is located 15 miles from Central London, and it has proximity to major motorways including the M1 and M25.
Watford’s bus routes are managed by Arriva Shires & Essex, London Sovereign, Uno, Carousel, Red Rose Travel, Mullany’s Buses, Redline Buses and Tiger Line.
Watford is served by 5 railway stations and a London Underground Station. The railway stations are – Watford Junction linked with trains from London Euston to the Midlands, Northwest and Scotland; Watford North Station, Watford High Street Station, Croxley Station and Bushey Train Station.
Watford Station has the tube links into London. The Transport for London (TfL) oyster card is generally accepted for travel across Watford’s rail, bus, and tube network.
Watford is a major economic hub in Hertfordshire and the Home Counties. Hertfordshire has designated Watford and Stevenage as major sub regional centres and is its preferred sites for regional development.
Watford’s high street is dominated by bars, restaurants, and clubs. The major shopping centre is Intu Shopping Centre (formerly Harlequin Shopping Centre), a large indoor shopping centre with over 140 shops, restaurants, and cafes. It is one of the top 20 places to shop in the UK.
The town is also the site for the headquarters of some well-known companies such as JD Wetherspoon, Camelot Group, Bathstore, Mothercare and Cavesham Finance. Other global companies include Hilton Worldwide, Total Oil, TK Maxx, Vinci, Costco, Beko and JJ Kavanagh & Sons.
Watford is also home to great schools and colleges. A campus of the West Herts College and the Watford branch of the London School of Theology is located here.
Watford Grammar School for Boys and Watford Grammar School for Girls are well-known secondary schools in the area.
Watford is famous for its sporting heritage. It is home to Watford Football Club, the professional football team that competes in the EFL Championship. It is based at the Vicarage Road Stadium.
Other sports teams include Sun Sports FC a non-league football team, the Watford Cheetahs an American Football team, and the Watford Town Cricket Club amongst others.