Knebworth Parish Council

Serving the people of Knebworth

Author: Claire Graham

A1 (M) Junction 6 Overnight Closure

A1(M) junction 6, Welwyn southbound exit slip: carriageway repairs

Kier will be carrying out carriageway repairs on behalf of Highways England over two nights, from Monday 19 August, weeknights only, weather permitting. During this work a full closure of the A1(M) junction 6, Welwyn southbound exit slip will be in place, alongside a lane one closure past the exit slip. Details of this works may be... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 12:20 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

New Free School in Stevenage

Council propose location for new Free School in Stevenage

The Michaela Community School was one of 22 secondary free schools announced in the DfE's latest wave of successful applications for free schools across the country.

Although Hertfordshire County Council was not involved in the bid, further secondary school places are needed in Stevenage to meet the demand anticipated from new housing growth... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 11:38 by Claire Graham

Tags: Education

Gas Mains Replacement - Resident Drop In Event

As part of the gas mains replacement programme the existing gas main has to be replaced with more durable plastic pipes. To do this safely it will be necessary to close Deards End Lane to through traffic, from the junction of Stobart's Close to the junction of Park Lane. Access for residents will be maintained during the works where possible. The works are due to start on the 12th of August and take... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 18:39 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning, Services

Hole near Allotments

A hole has appeared on the path near the allotments as a result of a broken storm drain. Both landowner and Herts County Council are aware of the problem.

More information can be found on Swangleys Farm website .

Posted: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 10:51 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

B656 Closed for White Lining

Road Lining works are scheduled between 10 and 12 July on B656 Hitchin Road and London Road. The road from Burleigh Farm Track to Langley Lane will be closed between 8:00pm and 05:00am.

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:28 by Claire Graham

Tags: Transport

Station Pub Survey

In a village wide survey the Parish Council asked the question

Should Knebworth Parish Council borrow funds to purchase the Station Pub as a Public House and Village Asset?

There were 560 responses, with 79% supporting the Parish Council borrowing funds to bid for the Station Pub.

As a result of the survey and a business report provided to the Council at its meeting on 12 June 2019, it resolved to apply... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:04 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure, Consultation

New Planning Application for Odyssey Health Club

19/01244/FP | Redevelopment of the site to provide 86 dwellings (12 x 2 bedroom houses, 12 x 3 bedroom houses, 18 x 4 bedroom houses, 25 x one bedroom apartments, and 19 x 2 bedroom apartments), associated landscaping, car-parking, the provision of a large new public open space and the creation of a new vehicular access off the B197 Stevenage Road following demolition of the former indoor bowling building... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:42 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning, Environment, Transport, Highways

Woolmer Green PC Meeting - Call for sites

Woolmer Green Parish Council held a meeting on 4 June 2019 to highlight the potential development sites being considered by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council. If approved it could result in a further 200+ homes in the area. Comments on the sites must be sent to WHBC by 5pm on 18 June 2019.

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:00 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning, Consultation

Message from Govia Thameslink Railway: passenger benefit fund

"We are delighted to announce the launch of the engagement process of GTR's £15 million Passenger Benefit Fund which aims to provide tangible improvements for passengers on the network. The fund was established following the disruption experienced by passengers during the implementation of the May 2018 timetable.

The Secretary of State nominated Bim Afolami, Henry Smith and Heidi Allen, as MPs... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:22 by Claire Graham

Tags: Transport

Public Meeting WHBC Call for Sites 4 June

Woolmer Green Parish Council is to hold a Public meeting to discuss the WHBC consultation on the 140 new sites for development in the district. There are three sites identified for Woolmer Green which could accommodate another 200 dwellings.

The meeting is to be held on Tuesday 4 June 2019 at 7.30pm in Woolmer Green Village Hall.

Posted: Fri, 31 May 2019 12:00 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Planning