We have submitted a response to the planning application for six new detached homes on the site of the Tree Heritage nursery in North Road between Hertford and Waterford.
The site falls within the boundary of the Bengeo Neighbourhood Area Plan and is in close proximity to Waterford Marsh and the Waterford Heath Nature
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We have submitted a response to the District Council’s Affordable Homes consultation.
Comments made during the consultation will be considered by the Council and used to inform the next iteration of the Affordable Homes Supplementary Planning Document that forms part of the council’s overall District Plan.
Read our response here
We have submitted a response to the planning application by Chase New Homes for the mixed-use redevelopment of Bircherley Green in the town centre, including up to 4,694 sqm of retail floorspace, an 86-bed hotel and 70 residential flats.
We generally welcome the proposed development which will hopefully provide long term benefits for residents and visitors
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We have submitted our response to the county council’s rail consultation, focusing mainly on car parking at Hertford North station and conectivity between the town’s two stations.
Response to rail consultation
Today, Hertford Town Council submitted the updated Neighbourhood Plan (Submission Draft – Regulation 15) to EHDC. The Consultation Statement and Basic Conditions Statement were also submitted.
The Plan will now go through an EHDC consultation (Regulation 16) followed by an independent examination. Final revisions to the Plan may be required before a public referendum.
Separately, consultation responses are being submitted on the the County Council’s Rail Strategy, the District Council’s Affordable Homes consultations and the County Council’s Sustainable Travel Town programme. We have also met with a HCC Rights of Way officials to discuss local foot and cycle paths, and are meeting EHDC officials to discuss our proposal for a community garden.
Bengeo Neighbourhood Area Plan Submission Draft (Regulation 15)
Basic Conditions Statement
An update on the progress of Bengeo’s Neighbourhood Plan is featured in this month’s Bengeo Magazine.
The article discusses the background to the plan and the processes involved in helping us ensure that we get the best planning policies for Bengeo.
We have submitted our response to the planning application for the construction of 2 new dwellings with 4 pareking spaces at the rear of 41 Fanshawe Street.
Response to Fanshawe Street plans
We have submitted our response to the planning application for Hartham Play Area.
Response to Hartham Play Area plans
We have submitted our response to the planning application for the demolition of the Victorian workshop in Tower Street and the construction of two homes.
Response to Castle Joinery plans
The draft Strategic Environment Assessment Screening Report is now available.
The introduction states: “This report sets out a draft Screening Determination for the Bengeo Neighbourhood Area Plan (referred to as the Neighbourhood Plan) and has been prepared for Bengeo Community Steering Group and Hertford Town Council (HTC) by Govresources Ltd. It is based on the Pre-submission version of the Neighbourhood Plan.
“The Neighbourhood Plan has been prepared for Hertford Town Council as the accountable body. The Neighbourhood Plan Area was designated on 27th June 2017 for the Hertford Bengeo Ward. It will help inform planning decisions to 2033.
“The purpose of the screening report is to determine whether the Neighbourhood Plan is likely to have any significant environment effects and so require a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). ”
» View Report (PDF)