Hertfordshire as a whole must accommodate up to 100,000 new homes by 2031 against a £4.6 billion black hole in the infrastructure budget.
The £200m Goods Yard scheme will provide over 500 new homes, two multi-storey car parks, a station square, hotel, shops, offices and care home
A timetable for transformation has been set by Solum as work begins to turn Bishop's Stortford's derelict Goods Yard site into a £200m complex of almost 600 homes plus car parks, shops, offices and a hotel.
Work will begin on Monday, October 8 to transform Bishop's Stortford's former Goods Yard site.
Fears of unfettered development in Bishops Stortford have been eased by the publication of the Government inspectors report into new homes across East Herts.
Developer Solum has welcomed the unanimous decision of East Herts Council's development management committee to approve its 586-home plan for the brownfield Goods Yard site in Bishop's Stortford.
Bishop's Stortford's MP Mark Prisk has spoken out against proposed changes to the East Herts Draft District Plan, which remove limits on key housing sites in the town.
Bishop's Stortford residents are set to get an extended say on transformation plans for the Goods Yard at the town's station.
Fears that plans for a new pedestrian bridge in Station Road, Bishop's Stortford, have been scrapped were allayed this week.
Revised proposals to transform Bishop's Stortford's Goods Yard and the area around the railway station have been revealed by Solum Regeneration.
Bishop's Stortford's Goods Yard site is a unique conundrum for East Herts Council - unlike the other major housing developments in the district, it is a brownfield site in the centre of the authority's largest town. The leader, Cllr Linda Haysey, has personally piloted a masterplan for the land with the aim of achieving the best possible outcome with the help of all stakeholders. Last week, her fellow executive members approved her blueprint and here she explains why their endorsement is so important.
A masterplan for the Goods Yard development in Bishop's Stortford has been formulated by the leader of East Herts Council.
Plans to transform the area around Bishop's Stortford's transport interchange are travelling in the right direction but traffic is still an issue.
Bishop's Stortford's Green Belt will be the key battleground as the fight to win approval for the East Herts District Plan begins this week.
The leader of East Herts Council, Cllr Linda Haysey, is in no doubt how much is at stake as her administration's district plan goes under the microscope.