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 residents are set to get an extended say on transformation plans for the Goods Yard at the town's station.
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.