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Tags: Development

North Hertfordshire Local Plan – Receipt of the Inspector’s Report

North Herts Council received the Inspector's Final Report on the Examination of the North Hertfordshire Local Plan 2011 – 2031 on 8th September 2022.

The report sets out the Inspectors recommendation and the reasons for them. Receipt of the Inspector's Report completes the examination process. The Inspector's Report concludes that subject to a number of main modifications the North Hertfordshire... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 16:21 by Claire Graham

Tags: Development, Planning

Luton Airport Planning Application Deadline 19 February

The operator of London Luton Airport has submitted a planning application (reference 21/00031/VARCON) seeking consent to:

  • increase the capacity of the airport from 18 million passengers per year (mppa) to 19 mppa,
  • amend the day and night noise contours ,

Luton Airport was given planning permission to double its passenger numbers from 9 to 18M over a 15 year period in 2013. After only six years the airport... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 11:06 by Claire Graham

Tags: Development, Planning, Transport

Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan

A website has been launched to keep you up to date on the progress of the Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan

Posted: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:54 by Claire Graham

Tags: Development

Neighbourhood Plan

Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan Group is looking for volunteers to assist with the development of the plan, and if you are interested it would like to hear from you. It has now set up a number of working groups and we are looking for people to join those groups and develop policies for the Neighbourhood Plan. So if you have a particular area of interest please let them know. The groups are:

Group 1 - Traffic,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:14 by Claire Graham

Tags: Development, Planning

Station Public House

The Station Public House has been put up for sale by its owner, Greene King, and is currently under offer. It is unclear at the moment if it will be sold as a going concern or sold for development, but many residents have expressed support in retaining the pub as a community asset.

The Parish Council has submitted an application to register the Station Public House as an Asset of Community Value, which... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:28 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Development, Leisure

County Council urges government to combat flooding


A senior politician from Hertfordshire County Council has written to Government Ministers urging them to take action and help tackle flooding in the county.

Flooding is a significant problem in the county. Despite being the Lead Local Flood Authority we only have a limited amount of funding available and our powers of enforcement and influence are restricted.

We would like to be in a position... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2016 16:25 by Claire Graham

Tags: Development

Naming of 111 London Road development

NHDC is consulting on the proposed name for the McCarthy & Stone Development at 111 London Road.

The proposed building name is Constance Court, which is derived from Lady Constance Lytton who apparently was billed as Hertfordshire's best known suffragette.

Posted: Sat, 30 May 2015 15:53 by Claire Graham

Tags: Development