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Norton Way North, Letchworth, Hertfordshire, SG6 1BL United Kingdom
Dealership closed, open at 09:00 tomorrow
Sales: 01462 678210
Service: 01462 559 538
Parts: 01462 559 874
Monday - Saturday 09:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 16:00
Monday - Friday 08:00 - 18:00
Saturday - Sunday Closed
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday - Sunday Closed

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Marketing Preferences

We, NORTON WAY MOTORS Limited, would like to keep you informed of our latest vehicles and other products and services that may be of interest, and we may occasionally ask for your assistance in market research to help improve our services.

Your personal data will not be shared with any company outside of Norton Way Motors Limited (marubeni Corporation).

Further details are available in our privacy policy at https://www.nortonway.com/site/privacy-policy/

You can tell us at any time if you would prefer NOT to receive this information; please call write to us at NORTON WAY MOTORS, Norton Way North, Letchworth, SG6 1BL or email DPO@nortonway.com

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Privacy & Terms

Privacy Policy

Norton Way Motors Ltd is aware that proper management and protection of personal information collected from customers are its important responsibility in the course of conducting its businesses and services. In order to fulfil its responsibility, the Company will handle personal information pursuant to the privacy policy stated below.

Compliance with laws, etc.

The Company recognizes that proper management of personal information is a part of its compliance activity. In complying with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and the guideline of the Personal Information Protection Commission, the Company will establish internal regulations concerning handling of personal information and other internal rules, and fully disseminate the importance among officers and employees.

Management structure

The Company has an appointed DPO team (Data Protection Team) who are responsible for control over the management and operation of personal information, as well as thereunder a personal information group supervisor for each group handling personal information. Through the DPO team the Company have established structure to properly manage personal information.

You can contact the DPO team at any time; please write to us at NORTON WAY MOTORS, Norton Way North, Letchworth, SG6 1BL or email DPO@nortonway.com

Collection of personal information

When the Company collects personal information, it will, in advance, specify the purpose of use and clearly state, notify or announce to the person of such purpose. When information collected is considered to be special care-required personal information, the Company will obtain persons’ consent. Collection of personal information from visitors to this website.

Cookies

Some pages on this website use a technology called cookies to enhance users’ convenience in subsequent visits. Cookies never enable the Company to obtain information that can identify a person or have a negative effect on users’ computers. Users may disable cookies via browser setting (web browsing software).

Web beacons

This website does not use web beacons.

SSL

This website uses an encryption technology called SSL (Secure Socket Layer) on the “Contact” section of the top page in order to make users feel at ease when entering personal information. Information entered by users will be encrypted and then transmitted through SSL.

Obtaining logs

This website tracks user information recorded in an access log. This includes users’ IP addresses, browser type, number of accesses and other related details, but not any information that can identify a person. The Company will never use the access log for any purpose other than for statistics and analysis on how the site is being utilized.

Use of personal information

The Company may use the collected personal information only within the scope of the purpose of use clearly stated, notified or announced in advance, or to the extent that the information is deemed to be related to the stated purpose of use . Any change in the purpose of use will be made by obtaining persons’ prior consent.

Management of personal information

The Company will strive to keep the collected personal information accurate and up to date, and properly manage personal information by taking appropriate security measures to prevent it from being accessed by an unauthorized person, lost, destroyed, altered, leaked, etc.

Notice, disclosure, correction/addition/deletion, discontinuance of utilization/erasure/discontinuance of third party provision, etc. of the purpose of use for personal information

The Company will properly respond to any request by customers regarding notice, disclosure, correction/addition/deletion, discontinuance of utilization/erasure/discontinuance of third party provision, etc. of the purpose of use of personal information held by the Company, after verifying the identity of the requester.

The Company will review this policy periodically through further efforts to improve the protection of personal information.

Our Website

Our website is powered by G-Forces Web Management Limited (“GForces”), our third party web services provider. GForces is committed to ensuring that data is processed in accordance with applicable data privacy laws, and is kept secure. GForces is certified to the standard of ISO27001 (an international standard for information security). GForces uses Amazon Web Services, Inc. as its cloud platform provider. All data processed by GForces is stored on Amazon’s web servers in the EEA.

If you visit our website

When someone visits our website, GForces collects standard internet log information (your IP address, browser, and type of device) and details of visitor behaviour patterns (where you joined our site from, the path you take through our site and where you leave). These are stored against unique ids (which are strings of numbers). GForces collects this information for the legitimate business purpose of monitoring the number of visitors to the various parts of the site, the general geographic location of visitors and engagement levels, which in turn enables it to make improvements to its websites and services, and provide business intelligence. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. It is kept indefinitely.



GForces also uses Google Analytics to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns, which are stored against unique ids (i.e. strings of numbers). We collect this information for the legitimate business purpose of monitoring website traffic and engagement levels, which in turn enables us to make improvements to our website and the way we sell our cars and services. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. It is kept indefinitely.



If you use our enquiry forms

When you submit information using an online form, GForces processes the data collected and stores it for 31 days for the legitimate business purpose of enabling us to access the information and deal with your request (it is then kept for a further 14 days in GForces’ routine back-ups for business continuity purposes). We collect the following information:

Name

Email Address

Contact Number



If you enter your post code, GForces stores the first part of it (e.g. ‘ME14’ or ‘SW1’) and links it to standard internet log information already collected (it is used for the same purposes as that information, as outlined above).



If you use our LiveChat service

We use a third party provider, Gubagoo Inc.to supply and support our LiveChat service. If you use the LiveChat service we will collect your name and email address if you provide this and any other personal information that you volunteer to us. This is used for the legitimate business purpose of handling customer enquiries in real time and then following up. This data is stored by Gubagoo for 2 years to enable us to access the information and deal with your enquiry. Gubagoo stores the information in the US under the EU-US privacy shield framework. Please see Gubagoo’s privacy policy for more information on how they use your data. https://www.gubagoo.com/about/policy.



Data Preference Centre

Under data privacy laws, you have the rights to:

request access to your personal data;

request deletion or correction of your personal data; and

  • request that your personal data be transferred to another person.


Our online data preference centre helps you to exercise the rights that data privacy laws give you and control your personal information. It contains five separate forms, as set out below.

•See your data



You can ask to see any personal information that we hold (known as a “subject access request”) by submitting the form on the “See your data” tab.

If you agree, we will try to deal with your request informally, for example by providing you with the specific information you need over the telephone.

•Transfer your data



By completing the form on the “transfer your data” tab, you can ask us to provide your data to a third party.

•Delete your data



You can ask us to delete the information we hold about you by completing the form on the “delete your data” tab.

•Change your data



If we do hold information about you, you can also ask us to correct any mistakes by completing the form on the “Change your data” tab.

•Marketing Preferences



On the “marketing preferences” tab, you can tell us how you would like us to send you marketing information, or ask us to stop marketing to you entirely.



Any data collected through the data preference centre is stored for of a maximum of 12 months before asking for resolicitation.





About Norton Way Mazda

Norton Way Mazda was opened in the early 90's after a management buyout of a Norton Way Honda in 1989. Norton Way Mazda have been a leading Mazda dealership in North Hertfordshire for over 25 years. We provide the full range of new Mazda cars along with an extensive used car range including Mazda and Non-Mazda cars. We offer a comprehensive servicing and parts department on site. The complete Motability range is available as well.

Our manufacturer trained sales, service and workshop teams strive to deliver the best possible service and customer car, whatever the job in hand may be.

About Norton Way Group

Norton Way Group was formed by a management buyout of a Honda dealership in Letchworth in 1989.

Since that Norton Way Group has added a Mazda dealership on adjoining land and purchased an existing Peugeot franchise to strengthen the Business. With combined expansion ever in mind, Norton Way Group opened the innovative Chiswick Honda brand centre on the site of the old Honda UK head office in 2001. This was the culmination of many years of hard work, and planning. In 2004 Norton Way Group relocated its highly successful corporate operation to a purpose-built facility in Arlesey.

In April 2008 the shareholders of Norton Way Group Limited and Marubeni made an agreement to transfer the control of the Norton Way Group to Marubeni Corporation subsidiary, Marubeni Auto Investment (UK) Limited.

Norton Way Motors continued to grow in 2012 with the introduction of Nissan brand to the group, through the launch of our brand new dealership Norton Way Nissan in February 2012. With the launch of Wimbledon Park Honda and Norton Way Skoda in April 2012 at our site in South West London, SW18, Norton Way have now increased to three Honda dealers and introduced Skoda to our group with our new Skoda Approved Repairer situated at Norton Way Skoda. September 2016 marked the launch of the GWR Kia flagship store.

Marubeni Automotive consists of some 50 companies/dealerships and is headed by Marubeni Corporation Automotive Department in Tokyo. The activities vary from import/export, retail import/distribution, service, retail finance and even manufacturing (as a minority investor with mainly Japanese manufacturers).

Things to do in Letchworth

Letchworth, often referred to as the Garden City, is a charming town in Hertfordshire, England. Known for its unique planning and beautiful green spaces, Letchworth offers a wide range of activities and attractions for both locals and visitors. From historical landmarks to cultural hotspots, there is something for everyone to enjoy in this picturesque town. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the top things to do in Letchworth and uncover the hidden gems that make this town truly special.

1. Discover the Garden City Movement at the International Garden Cities Exhibition

Start your journey in Letchworth by visiting the International Garden Cities Exhibition. This exhibition serves as a visitor centre for the town and provides valuable insights into the Garden City movement. Explore the influence of Letchworth on town planning around the world, learn about the philosophy behind the town's design, and discover the visionary thinker behind it all, Ebenezer Howard. Entrance to the exhibition is free, and you may even come across temporary exhibitions that complement the Broadway Studio & Gallery, a renowned cultural hub in Letchworth.

2. Immerse Yourself in Nature at Howard Park

Named in honour of Ebenezer Howard, Howard Park is a testament to his ideals and principles. This vibrant green space is a beloved gathering spot for both locals and visitors. Enjoy the large convivial lawns, find a secluded area under the shade of mature trees for some quiet reading or relaxation, and take advantage of the park's facilities. Howard Park offers a refreshments kiosk, an up-to-date play area, a massive paddling pool, and formal gardens featuring a bowling green and pavilion. Don't miss the Mrs. Howard Memorial Hall was constructed as a tribute to Howard's first wife, Eliza Ann Bills.

3. Indulge in Art and Culture at Broadway Cinema and Theatre

For a dose of entertainment, head to Broadway Cinema and Theatre. Housed in a regal Art Deco building, this establishment has a rich history dating back to 1936. Catch the latest Hollywood hits, as well as live broadcasts or recordings from esteemed cultural institutions such as the National Theatre and the Royal Opera House. Since its multimillion-pound redevelopment in 2016, Broadway Cinema and Theatre has also been hosting theatre performances, including plays, musicals, children's shows, dance performances, and stand-up comedy. Immerse yourself in the arts at this iconic Letchworth venue.

4. Explore the Natural Beauty of Norton Common

Nestled in the heart of Letchworth lies Norton Common, a vast expanse of untouched woods and meadows. Spanning over 60 acres, this tranquil retreat offers a variety of recreational activities and picturesque views. Stroll through the common's woodland, where you might spot a Muntjac deer or revel in the sight of wildflowers in midsummer. Norton Common also boasts an outdoor pool, tennis courts, bowling greens, a floodlit multi-use games area, a small skatepark, a pavilion, and picnic areas. The Green Flag award-winning Norton Common is a haven for nature enthusiasts and those seeking outdoor adventures.

5. Engage with Art at Broadway Studio & Gallery

Located in the Arcade between Station Road and Leys Avenue, Broadway Studio & Gallery is a vibrant art attraction in Letchworth. This space serves as a platform for local talent, while also showcasing exhibitions from renowned artists. Experience thought-provoking shows featuring artists like Karl Blossfeldt, Richard Smith, and Kate Terry. The gallery also offers engaging activities such as the monthly Family Arts Studio for hands-on arts and crafts, "meet critique" sessions with local artists, and "bring your baby" exhibition tours. After exploring the gallery, head to the swish café on the first floor of the arcade for a delightful culinary experience.

6. Relax in the Serene Atmosphere of Broadway Gardens

Situated at the centre of Letchworth, Broadway Gardens is a square-formal garden that underwent a redesign in 2003 to commemorate the town's 100th anniversary. The gardens feature neatly clipped hedges, herbaceous borders, and the stately Broadway Walk boulevard. Take advantage of the sunny weather by enjoying a picnic under the foliage tracing the outer paths. Marvel at the imposing fountain located at the southern end of the garden, which serves as a striking backdrop against the Edwardian Baroque town hall to the north. Broadway Gardens offers a serene and picturesque escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

7. Delight in Farm Fun at Standalone Farm

Located on the outskirts of Letchworth, Standalone Farm is a farm park that guarantees a memorable experience for children and adults alike. Open from February to November, Standalone Farm offers the opportunity to interact with a variety of farm animals, including goats, ponies, horses, pigs, chickens, cows, and llamas. Children can participate in feeding pigs, lambs, and goats, as well as grooming ponies and watching cow-milking demonstrations. If the weather isn't cooperating, take shelter in the heated barn while enjoying a picnic. The farm park also features a café and a children's play area, ensuring a day filled with fun and laughter.

8. Marvel at the Historic Spirella Building

A testament to Letchworth's rich architectural heritage, the Spirella Building is an Arts and Crafts-style factory with a fascinating history. Established by the Spirella Corset Company between 1912 and 1920, the factory was built in harmony with the Utopian ideals of the Garden City. It provided numerous amenities for its employees, including a library, ballroom, showers, baths, and a gymnasium. The factory even offered free eye tests and bicycle repairs. Although the factory closed in 1989, the Spirella Building has been repurposed and now houses offices and a fitness centre. The ballroom continues to host dance performances, weddings, and conferences, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in Letchworth's rich past.

9. Step Back in Time at the Church of St Mary

The Church of St Mary is a historic landmark in Letchworth and serves as a testament to the town's humble origins. This charming church, which was the parish church until 1903, dates back to the 1100s and was constructed on the foundations of a Saxon church. Measuring only 18 meters long, the Church of St Mary offers a glimpse into the town's past. Admire the timber-framed bellcote, which houses a bell cast in the 1300s, and marvel at the exquisite chancel windows dating back to the 1200s. Inside, you will find a recumbent effigy of Sir Richard de Montfichet, a knight from medieval times. Visit this historic site and immerse yourself in Letchworth's rich heritage.

10. Bask in the Fragrant Beauty of Hitchin Lavender

Just a stone's throw away from Letchworth lies Hitchin Lavender, a must-visit attraction for nature enthusiasts. In July, the countryside surrounding Letchworth turns into a stunning sea of lavender, spanning approximately 25 miles. The lavender tradition in the neighbouring market town of Hitchin dates back to the 16th century when lavender oil was produced for Ransoms, the oldest independent pharmaceutical company in the UK. Hitchin even had the honour of Queen Victoria's train stopping in 1851 to acquire a bottle of lavender oil. At Hitchin Lavender, you can feast your eyes on the vibrant colours, pick your own lavender, and explore the shop offering lavender-infused toiletries and oils.

11. Make a Splash at Letchworth Outdoor Pool

Cool off on a sunny day at Letchworth Outdoor Pool, a classic lido nestled in the idyllic surroundings of Norton Common. Built in 1935, this heated open-air swimming pool offers a refreshing escape from the summer heat. Located just a five-minute walk from Letchworth Railway Station, the pool provides a serene and secluded haven within the common's woodland. Families can enjoy the large grassy area for sunbathing and the pool's inflatables. With its 50-meter length and nine lanes, the Letchworth Outdoor Pool is perfect for both exercise enthusiasts and those looking to cool off. For early birds, the pool also offers grown-ups-only sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

12. Embark on an Adventure Along the Letchworth Greenway

For nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, the Letchworth Greenway is a must-explore attraction. This 13.6-mile hard-surface path encircles the Garden City estate, offering scenic views and opportunities for leisurely walks or invigorating bike rides. Created in 2003 to celebrate Letchworth's centenary, the Greenway takes you through various points of interest, including Standalone Farm, Radwell Meadows, the Willian Arboretum, Norton Pond, and Wymondley Wood. Download the free Greenway app to navigate the trail effortlessly and discover the seven suggested routes. Immerse yourself in Letchworth's natural beauty as you explore the Greenway.

13. Follow the Historic Icknield Way Path

Embark on a journey through ancient history by following the Icknield Way Path. This long-distance footpath stretches for 110 miles across the southern region of England, from Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire to Knettishall Heath in Suffolk. The Icknield Way predates the arrival of the Romans in England and offers a unique opportunity to walk in the footsteps of our ancestors. As the path passes through Letchworth, consider taking a detour to the high downs in the Barton Hills and the margins of the Chilterns. Immerse yourself in the stunning chalkland scenery and experience a connection to the past through this historic trail.

14. Unleash Your Competitive Spirit at Teamworks Karting and Laser Tag

For adrenaline junkies and thrill-seekers, Teamworks Karting and Laser Tag is the ultimate destination. Located just a ten-minute walk from the train station, this activity centre offers high-speed go-karting and exhilarating laser tag experiences. Test your skills on the state-of-the-art indoor karting track, renowned in the motorsport community for its technical challenges. Book the track in advance or opt for the quick and easy Karting 30 package, which provides four 7.5-minute sessions on the track. Tuesday evenings offer special discounted rates of £20 for racing enthusiasts. Kids and adults alike can enjoy the immersive laser tag centre, complete with atmospheric lighting, smoke machines, and the latest infrared technology.

15. Tee Off at Letchworth Golf Club

Golf enthusiasts will find their haven at Letchworth Golf Club, a picturesque parkland course established in 1905. Designed by the renowned Jersey golfer and course architect Harry Vardon, the course was later redesigned to cater to modern tastes. Letchworth Golf Club offers rippling fairways lined with willows, copper beech, and sweet chestnut trees, providing a serene and challenging golfing experience. Green fees range from £47 to £58, depending on the day of the week. Families with children can also enjoy the Letchworth Par 3 Family Golf Centre, which offers nine holes in a calming woodland setting and features a spacious clubhouse for post-round refreshments.

Conclusion

Letchworth, with its rich history and unique planning, offers a plethora of activities and attractions for everyone to enjoy. Whether you're exploring the Garden City movement at the International Garden Cities Exhibition, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of Howard Park and Norton Common, or indulging in art and culture at Broadway Cinema and Theatre and Broadway Studio & Gallery, the options are endless. Discover the town's heritage at the Church of St Mary and the Spirella Building, or venture out to nearby attractions like Hitchin Lavender and Standalone Farm. Engage in outdoor adventures along the Letchworth Greenway and the Icknield Way Path, or satisfy your competitive spirit at Teamworks Karting and Laser Tag. Finally, tee off at Letchworth Golf Club and enjoy a peaceful round of golf. With its diverse range of activities, Letchworth truly offers something for everyone.