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Eastwick & Gilston Parish Council serves the villages of Eastwick & Gilston in Hertfordshire.

Please contact us if you have questions concerning the work of the Parish Council, if you have any concerns that you feel the Council should be aware of or where it can help or support you.

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THERE ARE TWO AMENDED PLANNING APPLICATIONS 

TO READ THESE IN FULL GO TO: publicaccess.eastherts.gov.uk USING REFERENCES 3/19/1045/OUT, 3/19/1046/FUL, 3/19/1051/FUL & 3/19/1049/LBC.

1.

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended) and Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015 (as amended) and The Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 (as amended)

In the Adopted East Herts District Plan (October 2018) land has been allocated in the Gilston Area for development to accommodate 10,000 homes supported by improvements to the connectivity over the River Stort.  The allocation comprises part of the Harlow and Gilston Garden Town.  Further information is available at https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/gilston

APPLICATION:         3/19/1045/OUT

PROPOSAL:  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; provision for Gypsies and Travellers pitches/ Travelling Showpeople plots; 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; car parking; 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 note that the description of development has been amended as shown in underlined text above. The application is accompanied by an Environmental Statement.

Amended application documents can be viewed on the East Herts Council website at https://publicaccess.eastherts.gov.uk using the reference 3/19/1045/OUT. A summary of the changes and a list of the submitted documents that have been amended can be found in the applicant’s covering letter (98A_Cover Letter). All the revised documents will be prefixed with the number 98.

Unfortunately due to Covid restrictions, physical copies of documents are currently not available for inspection. We will keep this under review and, should restrictions ease, copies will be available to view by appointment only between the hours of 9am – 4.45pm Monday to Friday excluding public holidays up until 21 December 2020 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.

As we will not be able to hold face to face exhibitions, officers will be available to answer questions via two Zoom sessions on Wednesday 2nd December at 6pm to 9pm and - Saturday 5th December 10am to 1pm. If you would like to attend please can you register your interest by emailing gilston.applications@eastherts.gov.uk at the latest 24 hours in advance of the commencement of each session.  You will then be provided with information on how to join the sessions.

Anyone who wishes to make comments on the application can make them online at https://publicaccess.eastherts.gov.uk using the reference 3/19/1045/OUT or in writing to East Herts Council at Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford SG13 8EQ.  All comments should be submitted to be received by 5pm on 21 December 2020. If you have already submitted comments following the initial consultation on any of the applications and do not wish to respond further, these will still be taken fully into consideration when a decision is made.

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 the information you supply the Council will be used to process the planning application and any subsequent appeal (should one be lodged) and retained as per our published corporate data protection privacy policy which may be found here http://www.eastherts.gov.uk/dataprotection From time to time this information may be shared with other Council departments and / or outside partners to process your request as effectively as possible. Your name and comments will be visible to others.

Due to the volume of mail received we are not able to acknowledge receipt. However, your comments will be passed to the planning officer dealing with the application. If you have commented we will inform you of the decision.

2.

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended) and Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015 (as amended) and The Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 (as amended)

In the Adopted East Herts District Plan (October 2018) land has been allocated in the Gilston Area for development to accommodate 10,000 homes supported by improvements to the connectivity over the River Stort.  The allocation comprises part of the Harlow and Gilston Garden Town.  Further information is available at https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/gilston

This letter is to advise you that, following the submission of planning applications in May 2019 which comprised elements of the above, the applicants Places for People have made changes to their proposal following feedback from the Council and statutory consultees.  As such we are providing an opportunity for people to comment on those changes should they wish to. Amendments are submitted to the following applications:

1. APPLICATION:       3/19/1046/FUL (Harlow Council Reference HW/CRB/19/00220)

PROPOSAL:    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.

Please note the description of development for the following application has been amended as shown in underlined text below and is accompanied by a Listed Building Consent application:

2. APPLICATION:  3/19/1051/FUL & 3/19/1049/LBC (Harlow Council Reference HW/CRB/19/00221)

PROPOSAL:    Erection of a new road, pedestrian and cycle bridge; alterations to replacement of 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.

The above applications are accompanied by an environmental statement.

Amended application documents can be viewed on the Council’s website at https://publicaccess.eastherts.gov.uk using the references 3/19/1046/FUL, 3/19/1051/FUL and 3/19/1049/LBC. A summary of the changes and a list of the submitted documents that have been amended can be found in the applicant’s covering letter (98A_Cover Letter CSC ESC). All the revised documents will be prefixed with the number 98.

The Listed Building application is submitted to East Herts Council only, but the applications associated with the bridges have been submitted to both East Herts and Harlow Councils, as the application sites are within both Districts. Therefore, the two councils have agreed to act jointly to manage the bridge applications and all comments should be directed to East Herts Council only. 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.

Unfortunately due to Covid restrictions, physical copies of documents are currently not available for inspection. We will keep this under review and should restrictions ease, copies will be available to view by appointment only between the hours of 9am – 4.45pm Monday to Friday excluding public holidays up until 21 December 2020 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.

As we will not be able to hold face to face exhibitions, officers will be available to answer questions via two Zoom sessions on Wednesday 2nd December at 6pm to 9pm and - Saturday 5th December 10am to 1pm. If you would like to attend please can you register your interest by emailing gilston.applications@eastherts.gov.uk at the latest 24 hours in advance of the commencement of each session.  You will then be provided with information on how to join the sessions.

Anyone who wishes to make comments on the Central Stort Crossing and Eastern Stort Crossing applications can make them online at https://publicaccess.eastherts.gov.uk using the references 3/19/1046/FUL and 3/19/1051/FUL respectively. Comments on the Listed Building Consent application should be submitted to 3/19/1049/LBC.  Comments may also be provided in writing to East Herts Council at Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford SG13 8EQ before 5pm on 21 December 2020. If you have already submitted comments following the initial consultation on any of the applications and do not wish to respond further, these will still be taken fully into consideration when a decision is made.

HERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL

the hertfordshire (Temporary Closing of Gilston Lane, Gilston) order 2020

NOTICE is given that Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all vehicular traffic from using that length of Gilston Lane, Gilston from its junction with Pye Corner north westwards for a distance of approximately 74 metres (“the Road”), except for access.

An alternative route will be via Pye Corner, High Wych Road, High Wych Lane, Bakers Lane, 3U172 (unnamed road) and Gilston Lane.

The Order is needed because customer connection works are proposed to be executed on or near the Road.

If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 23 November 2020 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Road.

A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays).

If you have any queries about the proposed Order, please contact Mandy Richardson tel. 0370 050 0792 at Sunbelt Rentals Ltd or David Morgan tel. 0300 123 4047 at Hertfordshire County Council.

EASTWICK AND GILSTON PARISH COUNCIL

NEXT MEETING WILL BE ON

MONDAY 11TH JANUARY 2021 – 8.00PM

THIS WILL BE THE PARISH COUNCIL’S BUSINESS MEETING.

DUE TO CURRENT CIRCUMSTANCES THIS MEETING WILL BE A REMOTE MEETING AND WILL BE HELD ONLINE USING ZOOM.

IF RESIDENTS WOULD LIKE TO OBSERVE THE MEETING AND/OR TAKE PART IN THE PUBLIC PARTTICIPATION SECTION. 

PLEASE LET THE PARISH CLERK KNOW ON THE DAY IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN THE MEETING.

CHRISTINE LAW – PARISH CLERK – 01279 411646

christine.law2@btinternet.com

VILLAGE DEFIBRILLATORS

Defibrillator at the Gilston & Eastwick Village Hall

Can be found on the outside of the building by the notice board.

And

The Lion Public House

Can be found in the covered area to the right of the pub courtyard.

The defibrillator is designed to be very easy to use and talks you through what you need to do step by step.
If you are in the unfortunate position of needing to use it you simply
                                    Phone 999
You will be given the code to open the cabinet and then supported by the Emergency Services.

 


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