Client: Gascoyne Cecil Estates
Architect: Brooks / Murray Architects
Local Authority: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Strategic planning promotion of large and medium scale urban extensions, a new village and hi-tech business park.
JB Planning Associates have worked closely with Gascoyne Cecil Estates in the identification and promotion of strategic development opportunities throughout the preparation of the Welwyn Hatfield Local Plan. As a result, strategic allocations have been secured in the submission draft plan for the sustainable urban extension and North West Hatfield (1,650 dwellings), a medium sized urban extension of Welwyn Garden City at Creswick (300 dwellings), a new village at Symondshyde (1,200 dwellings) and a hi-tech business park and associated residential accommodation at Welham Green (500,000 sq. ft. of commercial floor space and 80 dwellings).
JB Planning Associates have project managed a multi-disciplinary team of specialist consultants in preparing an appropriate evidence base to justify the allocations that together total some 3,200 dwellings on four sites and will make a significant contribution to the housing land supply of the borough over the next 15 years.
The public examination of the Welwyn Hatfield Local Plan started in September 2017 and has continued throughout 2018 and is expected to conclude during Q2 of 2019. JB Planning Associates have been extensively involved in the examination process throughout this period.
John Boyd, Managing Director
Paul Atton, Associate Director
Nick Ward, Senior Associate
Credit: Client and Brooks / Murray Architects