Knebworth Parish Council

Serving the people of Knebworth

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

Tel: 01438 813795

Tags: Planning

Proposed Energy Plant Installation, South of Odyssey

Planning application18/02907/FP has been submitted to Install a flexible energy generation plant on Land South Of Odyssey Health Club Stevenage Road Knebworth

The proposed development consists of:
•• four gas-fuelled electricity generators, each of up to 2.5MW capacity and a total site capacity of up to 10MW;
•• a transformer unit for each engine;
•• A ground-mounted radiator... Read More »


Posted: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:50 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Entech Development Approved

The planning inspector has allowed the appeal for the redevelopment of the Entech Site in Woolmer Green.

The approved development will result in the erection of 72 new dwellings, retail and commercial units, with associated landscaping, parking and infrastructure

Posted: Sat, 03 Nov 2018 15:15 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Bank - Change of Use

Planning application 18/02638/FP has been submitted for change of use from former bank (A2) to training centre (D1) use. The new operator, Passion for Christ, is a registered charity and will be running training courses for small numbers of delegates to be counsellors.

The proposed operating hours are Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00pm, Saturday and Sunday 10.00am to 9.30pm. It will also have 8 car... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 12:29 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Youth Focus Group Meeting

The Neighbourhood Plan Steering Committee would like to hear from 12-18 year olds living in Knebworth.

A Youth Focus Group session is planned for Thursday 18 October 2018 starting at 6.30pm in the Pavilion at the Recreation Grounds. It will be a structured activity for about an hour. The purpose is to gather youth views on the future of the village; what they would like to see and how they can help... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 18:31 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Planning

WHBC Green Belt Study

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has submitted the Green Belt Study Stage 3 (Document EX88), prepared by consultants LUC, which can be viewed in the here.

Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:10 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning, Environment

Entech Development - Public Inquiry

The public inquiry to consider the planning application to redevelop the Entech House site commences on Tuesday 18 September 2018. The plans propose the building of 46 houses, 26 flats, retail (A1) and office (B1) space with associated landscaping, parking and infrastructure, after demolition of existing buildings.

Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 12:58 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

NHDC Local Plan Update

The Planning Inspector is currently reviewing all the documentation that has been provided by NHDC in response to the actions which arose during the hearing sessions.
Once he has completed his assessment NHDC may be required to undertake additional work, but if none is needed the documents will be published and Representors will be asked to comment on any of the documents which relate to their regulation... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:04 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning, Consultation

Market Homes Appeal Against Station Pub Decision

Market Homes has submitted an appeal against the refusal of its planning application to redevelop the Station Pub. Information on the appeal can be found on the NHDC website.

AP/18/00031/REF | Erection of 3 storey building to provide 9 x 2 bed flats; conversion and extension of store to 1 bed house and new vehicular access off of Station Approach (as amended by drawings received 12th and 25th October... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 13:25 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Chas Lowe Redevelopment

The demolition of the Chas Lowe site continues and piling will commence once this is complete. The construction management plan can be found on the NHDC website.

The development will be known as Lowe House.

Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 17:10 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning, Development

Housing Needs Survey

The Local Plan has allocated over 600 dwellings for Knebworth. The Neighbourhood Plan Group needs residents' help to identify the type of homes required to 2031.

There are over 2,000 homes in Knebworth, so far only 60 people have completed the survey. Please take five minutes to answer the online survey

Will you need to move, or will other family members want homes in Knebworth in the next 15 years?... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Jul 2018 16:19 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Planning