Local amenities including a convenience store are available within the Apsley Lock development and there are neighbourhood amenities within walking distance in Barnacres Road. The comprehensive amenities of Hemel Hempstead town centre are approximately 1½ miles distant including the Marlowes and Riverside shopping centres, both with their own car parks.
There is a mainline railway station available within Apsley, approximately ½ a mile distant and this connects to London Euston. The A41 trunk road is approximately ½ a mile distant and this gives access to the M25. Junction 8 of the M1 is approximately 3 miles distant. London Luton Airport is approximately 25 miles distant.
Within the locality are good leisure/recreational facilities including Jarman Park leisure complex including a multi-screen cinema, bars/restaurants, athletics track and the XC Activity Centre. Within Hemel Hempstead town centre is a local authority sport centre with swimming pool. Shendish Golf Course is approximately ½ a mile distant.