Council deletes two green belt sites allocated for 3,100 homes from draft plan to 'protect communities'

A Hertfordshire council has voted to amend its draft local plan to remove two “major” green belt sites allocated for a total of 3,100 homes because they would "cause harm to communities", as its leader pledged to "press" ministers for a reduction in its standard method-based local housing need figure.

by Ellie Kahn
Chipperfield Road towards Kings Langley, Hertfordshire (pic: Malc McDonald, geograph.org, CC BY-SA 2.0)
Chipperfield Road towards Kings Langley, Hertfordshire (pic: Malc McDonald, geograph.org, CC BY-SA 2.0)

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