Judge says no to 10,000 extra homes for Welwyn Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 09:21 21 May 2009 | UPDATED: 22:21 26 October 2009

PLANS to build up to 10,000 homes on green belt land in Welwyn Hatfield have been defeated. Sitting in the High Court yesterday (Wednesday), Mr Justice Mitting threw out the

PLANS to build up to 10,000 homes on green belt land in Welwyn Hatfield have been defeated.

Sitting in the High Court yesterday (Wednesday), Mr Justice Mitting threw out the government's proposals under the East of England Plan.

The court case arose following a legal challenge to the plan by both Hertfordshire County Council and St Albans District Council.

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