Knebworth Parish Council

Serving the people of Knebworth

Clerk: Claire Graham
9 Oakfields Road, Knebworth
SG3 6NS

Tel: 01438 813795

Author: Claire Graham

A1(M) junction 6 to junction 8 smart motorway

Highways England is currently developing the preliminary design for a smart motorway between A1(M) junctions 6 and 8.

This scheme will be "All Lane Running". This means that the hard shoulder will be converted into a permanent running lane for drivers to help reduce congestion. There will also be variable speed limits to smooth traffic flow. The new scheme will mean drivers will benefit from a three-lane... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:42 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment, Transport, Planning

Library Moves to St Martins Church

The library will be open as normal up to 1pm on Saturday 23 February. It will then be closed from Monday 25 to Wednesday 27 February, and will reopen at 2pm on Thursday 28 February in St Martins Church.

The normal opening hours (2-6 Mon - Thurs and 9-1 on Saturdays) will continue. The library car park will be closed as of Monday 25 February. Library customers are welcome to use the church car park while... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:27 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure, 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

Luton Airport Newsletter

The latest newsletter from Luton Airport

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 15:14 by Claire Graham

Tags: 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

Kerr Close Road Closure 8 & 9 February

Carriageway Resurfacing In Kerr Close, Knebworth

Permit Number BA0080000003922

Repairs to sections of the road surface will be carried out under Road Closure

Works will be carried out approx. 15 meters from the roundabout at the junction of Station Road to outside Property No. 6

*Estimated starting 08.02.2019 and completion 09.02.2019

Between 20:00 and 05:00

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 14:50 by Claire Graham

Tags: Transport, Road

Redevelopment of the Bragbury Centre

Stevenage Borough Council has approved redevelopment of Blenheim Way, Bragbury End to provide 226 dwellings, four retail units and a community centre.

18/00398/FPM | Demolition of the existing Bragbury End community centre, Asquith Court and various residential dwellings and the construction of a mixed use development with 169 no. dwellings (Including independent living) and 4no. retail units across... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 14:43 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Chas Lowe Redevelopment - Crane Delivery

The tower crane delivery has been rescheduled for 6 February from 6.00am.

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 14:30 by Claire Graham

Tags: Transport, Road

NHDC Local Plan Modification Consultation Extended

The Local Plan Main Modifications consultation is now open and runs to 4 March 2019. Please take time to read the proposed changes.

Responses to the consultation can be submitted through the portal. You can also send representations by email or post to:

Email: local.plans@north-herts.gov.uk

Post: Strategic Planning and Projects Group, North Hertfordshire District Council, PO Box 10613, Nottingham, NG6... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 14:27 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation

Vounteer Day, Norton Green Common

There will be a volunteer day at Norton Green Common on Thursday 7th February from 10am to about 4pm. The task will be led by the Countryside Management Service and will involve clearing scrub on the edge of the grassland to help maintain this valuable habitat. You should wear outdoor clothes and be prepared to work in any weather conditions. Hot drinks and biscuits will be provided, but please bring... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 14:23 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment