Fresh plans for flats in Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 10:30 04 August 2018

Bishops Rise in Hatfield

Bishops Rise in Hatfield


A proposal has been put forward for seven flats with 10 parking spaces and a bike store in Hatfield.

Danewell Ltd has applied to Welwyn Hatfield Council to develop 14-16 Bishops Rise.

The plans involve the demolition of part of the existing buildings followed by the construction of a part-single and part two-storey extension to both properties.

Number 14 would be converted to two two-bedroom and two one-bedroom flats.

Danewell Ltd would turn number 16 into one two-bedroom and two one-bedroom flats.

This is a revised planning application after two previous proposals were rejected.

One of them was for seven flats, but turned down on the grounds that the floor space was “excessively small” and “would not provide adequate living conditions for future occupiers”.

The earlier plan for eight flats was rejected in December last year, again for inadequate floor space but also due to the scale of the extensions.

In a decision notice, the council said the flats would “fail to complement and reflect the design and character of each building and would be out of keeping with the character and context of built form in the existing area”.

More news stories

Yesterday, 17:00

Potters Bar residents have been angered by senseless vandalism in a residential street.

Yesterday, 16:00

Hatfield Night Shelter (HNS) has had a record response to its call for volunteers for a second winter - but they still need your help.

Yesterday, 14:00

A Hatfield pub has won an award for the quality and standards of its toilets – in the Loo of the Year Awards 2018.

Yesterday, 11:00

A report on the work of Welwyn Hatfield Council’s street wardens has revealed how they have dealt with nearly 100 stray dogs, helped combat fly-tipping, deterred rough sleeping and collected dozens of dumped needles.

Newsletter Sign Up

Welwyn Hatfield Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Herts Most Wanted Herts Business Awards