Planning Applications

There have been a number of formal applications made by the two developers involved in the Gilston Area project: Places for People (Gilston Park Estate) and City & Provincial Properties (Briggens Estate).

You can read the full applications, all supporting documents and all responses from residents, the NPG and other stakeholders at the East Herts Planning Portal.

Below are direct links to the pages for each of the applications, along with a bitesize descriptions and link to the NPG’s formal response.

The Outline Application – Villages 1-6 (3/19/1045/OUT)

This application from Places for People seeks to secure the basic agreements for 6 out of the 7 villages planned to be built North of the Stort Valley and the A414 Gilston and comprises up to 8,500 residential homes and facilities.

The NPG has expressed its overall objection to the outline planning application for the 6 new villages.

The Outline Application – Village 7 (3/19/2124/OUT)

This application from City & Provincial Properties seeks to secure the basic agreements for Village 7, to be built on land off Church Lane and the A414 in Hunsdon and Eastwick, Hertfordshire and comprises up to 1,500 residential homes and facilities.

The NPG has expressed its overall objection to this outline planning application for Village 7 of the Gilston Area as presented in the application.

The Eastern Crossing (3/19/1051/FUL)

The application from Places for People seeks to reroute the A414 from Harlow right through the middle of Pye Corner and Terlings Park into Harlow with a new bridge over the River Stort. It makes Pye Corner a cul-de-sac.

The NPG has expressed its overall objection to both detailed applications for the Eastern Crossings of the Stort Valley as currently submitted.

Central Stort Crossing (3/19/1046/FUL)

The application from Places for People aims to widen the existing access and road/rail bridge into Harlow from the Eastwick roundabout and proposes a high-level bridge for pedestrians and cyclists.

The NPG has expressed its overall objection to both detailed applications for the Central Crossing of the Stort Valley as currently submitted.

© Hunsdon, Eastwick & Gilston Neighbourhood Plan, 2020