Serving the people of Knebworth


Remembrance Day Service

Sadly, because of social distancing and other Covid-19 restrictions, this year it will not be possible for the British Legion Remembrance Day Service to be held as usual at the War Memorial in Old Knebworth. However, the British Legion has suggested that those who wish to lay wreaths on behalf of their local organisations or groups should do so at some time during the day (Sunday, 8th November).

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Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 11:56 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: News

Property Flood Resilience Survey

Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd has been commissioned by the Environment Agency to undertake an study focused on resilience to flooding (a letter of appointment from the Environment Agency can be seen here: .

As part of the study it has developed a short survey to collect information on behaviours and opinions on Property Flood... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 15:52 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Consultation, Environment

NHDC Local Plan Hearings - Postponed

The Planning Inspector has postponed the additional hearings scheduled to start today.

Among the first issues for scrutiny is the objective assessment of housing need ('the OAN') and the supply of land for housing. However a motion has been put forward by NHDC Councillors for a discussion to be held on the OAN, at an extraordinary meeting of the District Council, and the Inspector has asked NHDC to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 12:13 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Planning

Sand Yard Development

NHDC has granted planning permission to build a retail unit with four flats and three parking spaces on the Chas Lowe Sand Yard. A traffic management plan must be submitted prior to work commencing. The decision notice can be viewed here.

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 12:07 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Planning

Sand Yard Development

Planning application 20/01526/FP has been submitted for the sand yard to provide a retail unit, plus two two- bed flats, two one-bed flats and 3 car parking spaces.

The retail unit is for class A3, A4 or A5 use.

Class A3 is use for the sale of food or drink for consumption on the premises or of hot food for consumption off the premises.

Class A4 is use as a public house, wine-bar or other drinking establishment... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:08 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: News, Planning

Revised Traffic Plan London Road

The Parish Council, together with County Councillor Thake, has been working with Herts Highways to amend the current restrictions on London Road. The result is that 60% of parking spaces on London Road will be made available within the next few days.

The County Council has given an undertaking to monitor the measures, however it is has to balance its obligations in its role as the lead public health... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 10:56 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Highways

Parking Enforcement

As lockdown is easing on 15 June NHDC will be issuing warning notices to those vehicles not displaying a valid permit in our residential parking zones or parked on a single yellow line. It will encourage people to contact the Parking Services Team who will advise them on how they can apply for a permit or where they can park safely. If a resident is parking in the car park and is self-isolating, then... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 17:10 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Highways

Traffic Management Knebworth High Street

Herts County Council has now provided a feedback form for comment and suggestions on the traffic management schemes introduced to help with social distancing. If you have a view you can submit it here

Posted: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 17:28 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Highways, Transport

Traffic Management

Herts Highways has published a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order for the current measures in the High Street and Station Road.

If you have any queries about the social distancing measures or the temporary traffic management measures, please contact Martyn Edwards tel.0300 123 4047 at Hertfordshire County Council.

The temporary traffic management measures will be in place for 21 days during the period... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 10:07 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Highways, Transport

Road Changes to Assist Social Distancing

Herts County Council has started introducing measures to help people socially distance in its towns.

Knebworth has been identified as requiring measures and today parking restrictions have been introduced in London Road. It is also proposed to introduce traffic lights on Station Road to provide a wider footpath under the railway bridge.

These are temporary measures, however no end date has been provided.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 May 2020 17:06 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Highways, Transport

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