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Buntingford Town Council

Serving the people of Buntingford

Manor House

Clerk: Jill Jones
Manor House, High Street
Buntingford SG9 9AB

Tel: 01763 272222

Tags: Planning

Land East of Aspenden Road Appeal Decision

We regret to inform you that the development of the land to the East of Aspenden Road has been allowed at appeal. The development will bring up to 56 new dwellings.

Posted: Fri, 27 May 2016 16:54 by Clerk's Office

Tags: Planning

Appeal for Wheatley Areas 2 & 3 Decided

Unfortunately, Wheatley Areas 2 & 3 have now officially been granted planning permission at appeal.

This will result in approximately 100 houses built for area 2 and approximately 80 houses built for area 3.

The Aspenden Bridge development for approximately 56 dwellings is still at appeal, with a decision currently due later on this month.

Posted: Tue, 15 Mar 2016 10:00 by Clerk's Office

Tags: Planning

Another Planning Application

Another Planning Application

As you may know, Bovis Homes have recently submitted an application to build an extra 400 dwellings on the west side of Buntingford.

The Buntingford Response Group have decided to hold a meeting to aid in the formulation of the Town's response. This will be held on Wednesday 4th February at the Benson Hall for a 8:00pm start. Come along and have your say.

Posted: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:30 by Clerk's Office

Tags: Planning

Yet more Planning Applications

Having being granted permission by the Planning Inspectorate for 100 house at the east of Snells Mead, Wheatley Homes have now put in two more applications for adjacent land. 80 dwellings for the land north of the Millennium Wildlife Area and 100 east of Layston Meadow. Neither of these two parcels of land are included in the current draft District Plan.

Posted: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:00 by Clerk's Office

Tags: News, Planning

Yet more development for the Town

Last week EHDC approved the application by Pigeon Developments to develop north of Park Farm. Technically the majority of this land lies in Cottered Parish with only the Care Home and link road within Buntingford. As it stands, the S106 development money and the New Homes Bonus could all go to Cottered with no benefit to Buntingford.
Despite the concerns of the Town Council and others, EHDC have stated the development must start within 2 years. This means that this, the Taylor.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Feb 2014 08:43 by Clerk's Office

Tags: News, Planning

Neighbourhood Plan Area designation

The joint parishes of Buntingford, Aspenden. Buckland & Chipping, Cottered, Hormead and Wyddial have applied for the designation of the area for the Neighbourhood Community Plan.

This has been an involved process requiring agreement from the Parishes, involvement of nominated Councillors and a considerable amount of work.

It is anticipated this Plan will be ready for March 2015.

More details can be.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Feb 2014 08:41 by Clerk's Office

Tags: Planning, Neighbourhood Plan

Planning Appeal Upheld

The Inspector has just issued his report which gives the go ahead for two major developments in Buntingford.

These are known as the Taylor Wimpey and Wheatley Homes proposals. They lie to the east of the town on either side of Hare Street Road.

Buntingford Town Council fought hard at the Inquiry to oppose these developments but with no support from EHDC, lack of District Plan and no demonstratable 5 year land supply, it was.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 10:00 by Clerk's Office

Tags: News, Planning