Ten councillors voted to reject the BioPark proposal, and only three councillors supported the BioPark proposal. None of the three councillors represented Welwyn Garden City; two represents Hatfield and the chairman represents Brookmans Park and Little Heath.

Martin Norman says thank you to Justin Dealey from Three Counties Radio on behalf of everyone for his time covering the event.

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These tower blocks will be as high as the Shredded Wheat Silo.

view from the railway

DEVELOPERS HAVE APPLIED TO BUILD UP TO 10
STOREYS HIGH IN BROADWATER ROAD.
 BUT THE COUNCIL’S OWN POLICY (THE“MASTERPLAN”) SAYS 5 STOREYS MAXIMUM.

Together they plan nearly 3000 flats — and just 9 houses. This does not meet the Council’s own housing needs assessment. It’s making it worse. Your help is needed today, before it’s too late.

The 3 separate sites, each with their own plan, are:

  • The Biopark,
  • ‘Wheat Quarter’ — north of Hydeway
  • Southside – south of Hydeway

More like Inner London than a world-famous Garden City. Care about the Garden
City? Take urgent action today. Together we are stronger. Quote reference 6/2020/3420/MAJ and

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To see the promo video go to What’s consented? (thewheatquarter.co.uk) Go to the bottom of this page, and click [You can watch a flythrough of what’s already been consented]

This is the newly updated proposal, with lost green and extra stories.

IS THIS WHAT EBENEZER HOWARD PLANNED FOR US?