Cold callers back in Welwyn Hatfield

AGGRESSIVE and threatening cold callers have, once again, been knocking on doors in Welwyn Hatfield, leaving some residents in tears.

AGGRESSIVE and threatening cold callers have, once again, been knocking on doors in Welwyn Hatfield, leaving some residents in tears.

Neighbours reported agents from Scottish Power trying to trick their way into homes and not leaving when asked.

Many called the WHT in alarm.

One South Hatfield resident said she feared being pushed inside her front door, because of the man’s aggressive stance and confusing sales techniques.


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The police sent officers to scour the area after receiving numerous calls from concerned homeowners in WGC on Tuesday and Wednesday, and in Hatfield on Thursday and Friday.

Most complaints said the men did not tell them they were selling gas and electricity, but demanded access to check meters.

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When approached by the WHT, Jane Holmes, spokeswoman for Scottish Power, said: “We’ve not had any complaints in, so we can’t investigate it any further.

“We’re under a code of conduct and we take it very seriously if there’s any complaints against our agents.”

*Read the residents views and police response in this week’s Welwyn Hatfield Times.

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