Colney Heath
Colney Heath is located in Hertfordshire
Colney Heath
Colney Heath
Location within Hertfordshire
Area4.32 sq mi (11.2 km2)
Population5,962 (2011 Census including Smallford and Sleapshyde)[1]
• Density1,380/sq mi (530/km2)
OS grid referenceTL205055
Civil parish
  • Colney Heath
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townST ALBANS
Postcode districtAL4
Dialling code01727
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°44′07″N 0°15′23″W / 51.73527°N 0.2564°W / 51.73527; -0.2564

Colney Heath is a large village in Hertfordshire, England. The village became a civil parish in 1947 when the St. Peter Rural parish was split to form Colney Heath and London Colney. There is a converted windmill in the village. The civil parish also includes the settlements of Smallford and Sleapshyde.


Colney Heath is twinned with:


Colney Heath School is the only school in the village. It is a primary school for children aged between three and eleven.[3]

Sport and leisure

Colney Heath has a football club that currently competes in the Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division and plays the home matches at The Recreation Ground.[4] The village has a rugby league club that also plays at The Recreation Ground.

Colney Heath also has a Taekwondo Club which trains at the village hall. The club is led by Master Kim Anderson (VII Degree) who also founded it in 1979.

Colney Heath Local Nature Reserve is located in the village.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 28 November 2013.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "About the Twinning Association". Colney Heath/Boissy Twinning Association. Retrieved 16 May 2012.
  3. ^ "School Information". Colney Heath School. Archived from the original on 27 June 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012.
  4. ^ "Colney Heath FC History". Colney Heath Football Club. 28 August 2010. Retrieved 16 May 2012.
  5. ^ "Colney Heath". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 13 March 2013. Archived from the original on 1 November 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  6. ^ "Map of Colney Heath". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 29 September 2014.