Last chance to have your say on Potters Bar future

TIME is running out to have your say on the future of Potters Bar.

A public consultation on Hertsmere Borough Council’s Core Strategy closes on Monday, February 21.

The document outlines the overall vision for the borough for the next 15 years, detailing what sort of development there should be in the borough until 2026.

It focuses on areas including housing, the environment, employment, transport and retail.

Among the issues needing to be resolved is where to put 3,200 new homes in the borough, affordable housing provision, provision of gypsy and traveller sites and identifying seven new employment sites significant to the borough.

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Once adopted, the plan will become the most important document for assessing planning applications in the future.

Residents’ responses will be used to inform the strategy, due to be published in mid 2011.

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Responses can be sent by email to, by post to Policy and Transport Team, Planning and Building Control, Civic Offices, Elstree Way, Borehamwood, Herts, WD6 4RA, or by fax on 020 8207 7444.

You can view the draft strategy by visiting the council offices at both the Wyllyotts Centre off Darkes Lane or in Borehamwood, as well as libraries and parish council offices.

Alternatively, click on the link above.

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