New pictures of Hatfield town centre redevelopment released

PUBLISHED: 14:45 24 April 2013

The  two buildings being built at the end of The Arcade fronting White Lion Square (Block C).

The two buildings being built at the end of The Arcade fronting White Lion Square (Block C).

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THIS could be the sight of things to come in Hatfield town centre, developers claim, after new images were released this week.

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The new pictures – released yesterday (Tuesday) by building firm St Modwen – show shops and homes at the former Bill Salmon Centre, and new buildings at the end of the Arcade facing White Lion Square.

After seeing the images, ward councillor Maureen Cook said she thought the new designs were an improvement.

The Labour councillor said: “I think they are a good improvement on what is there [in Hatfield] now. But what I would like to know is what shops are going to go in there.

“I’m sure it will be lovely when it is done and people will pleased to have new homes and shops.

“I’m looking forward to seeing it finished - the people of Hatfield deserve a nice town centre.”

Work to upgrade the St Albans Road between the two sites, including new paving and street furniture, will also start later this year.

Developer St Modwen, says work is on schedule to finish in Spring 2014.

Gary Morris, senior development manager, said: “With these images we want to give people a taste of what is to come, as we continue with work on the buildings ahead of completion next year.”

A new website has been set up to keep people up to date. For more information visit www.hatfieldtown.co.uk/redevelopmentnews


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