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Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan Pre-submission document is out for consultation until 9 May 2020.

The plan has policies which cover:

local economy
the built environment
wellbeing
schools
environment and flooding
traffic, transport and parking

Once adopted, NHDC will have to take account of the policies when it considers planning applications in Knebworth Parish.

Please take time to read the document, or parts... Read More »





Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 13:20 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Planning

Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

The Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 14 consultation ends on 9 May 2020.

Due to current restrictions arising because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all sites, where you could inspect the full document, are now closed and the Open Day scheduled for 18 April has been cancelled.

You are still able to view the full document on the Parish Council and Neighbourhood Plan websites. If however you would like... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 11:36 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Planning

Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan - Presubmission Consultation

The Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan - Presubmission is out for consultation from 14 March 2020 to 9 May 2020.

The document cannot override the NHDC Local Plan and remove the sites allocated for development in Knebworth, however it contains a number of policies which aim to mitigate the impact on the village.

Summary documents are to be delivered to every household over the next week. The full document is... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Mar 2020 17:01 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Planning

North Central Growth and Transport Plan Consultation and south Central

Hertfordshire County Council has developed the North Central Growth and Transport Plan (NCGTP) which covers the northern end of the A1(M), including the towns of Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth Garden City, Baldock and Royston, and key transport links between these towns and to surrounding areas. The NCGTP considers the key problems and opportunities which currently exist or may in the future on the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 15:48 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Transport

NHDC Local Plan Update

The Council submitted their further response to the Inspector's letters of 9 July (ED166 and 9 August (ED168) on 29 November and the documents have been uploaded to the Examination Documents page of the North Hertfordshire website.

The documents submitted are listed below and can be accessed via this link:-

https://www.north-herts.gov.uk/planning/planning-policy/local-plan/local-plan-examination/examination-documents... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 18:52 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

The Station Pub

Following an overwhelming show of support from residents in June this year, Knebworth Parish Council has been working on a bid to purchase The Station Public House.

We are pleased to announce that we now have an offer agreed with the owner and are working to complete a transaction in the near future. We hope that this will result in providing a more secure future for what we believe is a valuable asset... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 10:15 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Station Pub

The Station, Public House constructed in 1883 is a prominent landmark in the centre of Knebworth. This establishment closed in February 2017 and became subject to a planning application to split the site in two, converting the garden area into residential properties.

The Parish Council believes that having a public house at The Station in the village centre is an asset to our local community. We have... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 27 Apr 2019 08:30 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment, Leisure, Parish meeting

Neighbourhood Plan Open Day

Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group held a successful open day on Saturday 2 March.

The consultation documents and some supporting documents can be found here.

If you wish to complete a feedback form please complete and return to the post box at the Village Hall or via email to info@knebworthneighbourhoodplan.org.uk by Sunday 10 March 2019

Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 09:58 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Planning

NHDC Parking Strategy Review

The Cabinet meeting on 29 January included a review of NHDC parking strategy, which was approved together with a strategic action plan. The strategy largely covers management of parking in town centres, however there is a section which outlines how NHDC proposes to manage commuter parking.

Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 16:20 by Claire Graham

Tags: Highways, Transport

Winter Salt

The Parish Council still has a few bags of salt available to residents, if you would like a bag please contact the clerk.

Herts Highways is responsible for the salt bins on the highway, each is numbered and mapped. Residents often request additional salt bins however the current HCC guidance is that it is not possible to add any extra bins.

A County Councillor may decide to purchase and fill a salt bin... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 14:58 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

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