Knebworth Parish Council

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Tags: Planning

Appeal to Install Flexible Energy Generation Plant

An appeal has been lodged against the refusal of planning application 18/02907/FP to Install a flexible energy generation plant on land South Of Odyssey Health Club, Stevenage Road, Knebworth

Additional comments can be made, in triplicate, by 6 November 2019 to

Jenni Ball
The Planning Inspectorate
Room 3C
Temple Quay House
2 The Square
Bristol BS1 6PN

Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 14:26 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning, Development

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

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

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

WHBC Promoted Housing Sites Consultation

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council carried out a Call for Sites in January and February 2019. Over 140 sites were promoted for housing, employment, mixed use or other forms of development. An additional four sites are being promoted in Woolmer Green.

WHBC is inviting comments on the sites promoted through the Call for Sites 2019. Consultation is taking place over a six week period, commencing on Tuesday... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 11:22 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning, Consultation

Luton Airport Noise Relaxation Application

On the 17th April London Luton Airport Operations Limited (LLAOL) submitted a new planning application (reference 19/00428) to relax the day and night noise contour restriction imposed on their 2015 planning consent.

https://planning.luton.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=PP63GQKGIK000&fbclid=IwAR1lj9ToCSHf96h2JVuWmCmVpFI3_rdhmfw9Rmy9yiuEjERmZNuaPMqZKZI... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 14:10 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

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: Planning, Consultation

Neighbourhood Plan Open Day

Draft objectives and polices have now been produced to influence future developments in Knebworth These will be put forward for public consultation at an Open Day on Saturday 2nd March, 10am-4pm, in the Village Hall.

Policies include:

Development Strategy
Local Economy
Built Environment
Wellbeing
Schools
Environment and Flooding
Traffic Transport and Parking

Posted: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 07:58 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning, Consultation

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