Gypsy and Travellers proposed site.
Arising from a requirement by the East of England Regional Assembly,
Welwyn Hatfield is ‘required’ to provide 17 pitches (one per family
and may contain one or two caravans).
Consultants have identified only one possibly suitable site in the whole
of Welwyn Hatfield, located on
This Society issued a special Newsletter in April 2008 with a suggested response form attached. 665 local residents sent us their completed response forms which we sent in a parcel to the Government.
An Examination in Public is to be held
at Letchworth starting
Waste Disposal site.
Herts County Council, like all county
councils, is having to reduce the amount of waste
which is tipped into landfill holes.
Research has been carried out and further research is being done, to
identify the best sites for new facilities.
There is a need to reduce waste, increase recycling to 50%, and deal
with what is left, minimising the amount having to go into landfill.. At the moment the
county has to dispose of 3 million tons of waste a year, pf which 600,000 tons
is domestic waste, and this will increase as more homes are built, and more
businesses created. One potential site
is New Barnfield,
See our February 2008 Newsletter –
link above - for
the information we circulated to every household in
The final version of this Plan was issued in 2008 still requiring 10,000 more homes in Welwyn Hatfield in the period 2001 – 2021. Herts County Council is taking legal action against the Government claiming that the Plan ignores the infrastructure problems which will be caused by the 63,000 homes in the county.
Actions, appeals and planning applications in 2008, in alphabetical order of street name
35 Dixons hill Close. 2008/352. demolish and erect new dwelling. We objected as out of character with the area. It was refused