Hatfield regeneration project will go ahead say councillors

HATFIELD will get a new town centre, according to politicians and planning chiefs. Town and borough councillors, developers St Modwen and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), have come together and agreed the project, originally scuppered by

HATFIELD will get a new town centre, according to politicians and planning chiefs.

Town and borough councillors, developers St Modwen and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), have come together and agreed the project, originally scuppered by the credit crunch, remains a priority.

At a press conference held at Campus west tonight (Tuesday) Welwyn Hatfield Council announced a review was currently under way to find an alternative strategy that would get the scheme off the ground.

Council leader John Dean said a phased approach to the project, which would take into account the fluctuating economy, was now being considered.


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He also praised all three main political parties for putting their differences aside and coming together for the good of Hatfield.

The review, which the council has promised will include the views and opinions of residents as well as stakeholders, is due to be complete by December.

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