Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015 (as amended)Notice ID: WAT1217262
Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015 (as amended)
NOTICE UNDER ARTICLE 15 AND ARTICLE 16 OF APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION ACCOMPANIED BY AN ENVIRONMENTAL STATEMENT
The Adopted East Herts District Plan (October 2018) has allocated the Gilston Area for development to accommodate 10,000 homes and, along with the Harlow Local Development Plan Pre-Submission Publication (May 2018), identifies improvements to the connectivity over the River Stort to support growth of the Harlow and Gilston Garden Town. Further information is available at
East Herts and Harlow Councils give notice that Places for People Developments Ltd made applications on 17 May 2019 for>
1. Outline Planning Permission with all matters reserved apart from external vehicular access for a mixed use development of up to 8,500 homes for a part of the Gilston Area (East Herts Council Reference 3/19/1045/OUT);
2. Detailed Planning Permission for alterations to the existing Fifth Avenue bridge (East Herts Council Reference 3/19/1046/FUL);
3. Detailed Planning Permission for erection of a new road, pedestrian and cycle bridge (East Herts Council Reference 3/19/1051 /FUL) and Listed Building Consent for works to Fiddlers Brook Bridge (East Herts Council Reference 3/19/1049/LBC).
The applications (1,2 and 3) are accompanied by an environmental statement.
The Outline Planning Application (1) has been submitted to
East Herts Council only, as the application site is within
East Herts District only, and notice is hereby served as follows:-
FOR: Outline planning with all matters reserved apart from external vehicular access for the redevelopment of the site through the demolition of existing buildings and erection of a residential led mixed use development comprising up to 8,500 residential homes including market and affordable homes; retirement homes and extra care facilities; a range of community uses including primary and secondary schools, health centres and nursery facilities; retail and related uses; leisure facilities; business and commercial uses; open space and public realm; sustainable urban drainage systems; utility and energy facilities and infrastructure; waste management facilities; vehicular bridge links; creation of new vehicular and pedestrian accesses into the site, and creation of a new vehicular, pedestrian and cycle network within the site; improvements to the existing highway and local road network; undergrounding and diversion of power lines; lighting; engineering works, infrastructure and associated facilities; together with temporary works or structures required by the development.
AT: Land North of the Stort Valley and the A414 Gilston Hertfordshire
(Please quote 3/19/1045/OUT when viewing or making any comments on this application)
The Applications associated with the bridges (2 and 3) have been submitted to both East Herts and Harlow Councils, as the application sites (excluding Fiddlers Brook Bridge which is in East Herts District only) are within both Districts. The proposed development to which these applications relate are situated within 10 metres of relevant railway land. Notice is hereby served jointly as follows:-
FOR: Alterations to the existing Fifth Avenue road/rail bridge, and creation of new bridges to support the widened highway to west of the existing structure to create the Central Stort Crossing, including embankment works, pedestrian and cycle facilities, a pedestrian and cycle bridge over Eastwick Road, lighting and landscaping works and other associated works
AT: Land Adjacent To Fifth Avenue Existing Eastwick Crossing Hertfordshire/Harlow
REFERENCE: East Herts Council 3/19/1046/FUL (Harlow Council HW/CRB/19/00220)
(Please quote 3/19/1046/FUL when viewing or making any comments on these applications)
FOR: Erection of a new road, pedestrian and cycle bridge; alterations to an existing rail bridge at River Way; alterations to the existing local highway network; lighting and landscaping works; listed building works to Fiddlers Brook Bridge; and other associated works
AT: Land To The South And East Of Gilston Village And North Of River Stort Gilston Hertfordshire/Harlow
REFERENCE: East Herts 3/19/1051/FUL & 3/19/1049/LBC (Harlow HW/CRB/19/00221)
(Please quote 3/19/1051/FUL when viewing or making any comments on these applications)
You can view a copy of the applications, plans, environmental statement and other documents submitted on East Herts Council's website at
using the references set out above. Alternatively you can inspect a copy of the applications between the hours of 9am - 4.45pm Monday to Friday excluding public holidays up until 9 August 2019 at the East Herts Council Offices, Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8EQ or at the Harlow Council Offices at the Civic Centre, the Water Gardens, College Square, Harlow, CM20 1WG.
Anyone who wishes to comment on the applications can make them online at
using the references set out above (comments on the Listed Building Works should be submitted to 3/19/1051/FUL and officers will assign these appropriately). Comments may be provided in writing to East Herts Council at Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8EQ by 9 August 2019.
East Herts Council and Harlow Council have agreed to act jointly to manage the bridge applications with all application documents and comments made publically available only on
. All comments should be directed only to East Herts Council and be received by 9 August 2019. Each Council will still be required to determine the applications in due course through their respective decision making processes and all comments submitted will be reported as appropriate to the Committees of both Councils.
Copies of the Environmental Statement may be requested by contacting
/ 020 3597 1000 quoting reference No Q070563 (A cost of £15 will apply for a copy provided upon a memory stick, a charge for printing and postage will apply for printed copies). Collection may be arranged through the Council offices (by arrangement only, no copies are held in stock).
Head of Planning & Building Control East Hertfordshire District Council Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford SG13 8EQ
Interim Head of Planning Harlow District Council The Water Gardens College Square, Harlow CM201WG
. From time to time
this information may be shared with other East Herts Council
departments and / or outside partners, notably Harlow Council, to process your request as effectively as possible.
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