Business & Community

Community is a huge part of what's important to us at Oaklands, and we are dedicated to ensure everyone in the local landscape can enjoy the benefits of our facilities and expertise, as well as our students.


Our 'Open to the Community' offering is just that - open for anyone and everyone to take advantage of. You may want to hire a meeting room, book sports hire, or even take advantage of our on-campus services such as our industry-standard restaurant and campus nursery or hair and beauty salon to put our students professional skills to the test.

Below is an outline of just some of the services we offer but nothing speaks louder than coming to see it for yourself.. We have a dedicated team who are experts in making the best of our on-site facilities at both Welwyn Garden City and St Albans Campus tailored for your next event, venue hire of sporting get-together perfectly. Get in touch to see how we can welcome you on campus soon!


Mansion House Function Rooms

We have various unique settings for you to choose from either in the Mansion House or its beautiful grounds.

Welwyn Garden City Venue Hire

At the Welwyn Garden City Campus we have a range of flexible space for hire, suitable for any event or occasion.

The Stables Restaurant

The Stables is a fully functioning restaurant that has been built to the highest standard to train the next generation of chefs,

Sports Zone

Just a few miles from St Albans City centre, the Sports Zone at Oaklands College offers state-of-the-art sporting and events facilities.

Oasis Hair & Beauty

Oasis Hair & Beauty salon was created at Oaklands College to create a professional environment where our hair and beauty students could learn their craft.

Equestrian Centre

We have one of the best equestrian departments in the country and run equine lessons and courses for all levels

Business Training Solutions

The training provision at Oaklands College aims to meet the needs of our business community.

Summer Camps

Lessons combine theory and practice and our tutors are friendly, experienced and highly-qualified.

Acorns Nursery

Acorns Nursery is a 50 place day care setting for children between the ages of 3 months and 5 years. We are based in a homely converted Manor House within the rural grounds of Oaklands College, St Albans Campus, Smallford.