Oaklands is a highly regarded residential area situated approximately 1 mile to the east of Welwyn. Local facilities include a parade of shops for day to day needs and a JMI school. For those wishing to commute, both Knebworth and Welwyn North station offer a fast and frequent rail service into King's Cross, taking approximately 20 min. Junction 6 of the A1(M) is within 1 mile. There is also a bus stop at the end of Mardley Avenue, giving a frequent service into Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn and Stevenage.