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Hearing Sessions

To view the hearing sessions via the Council's LIVE webcast please click the following link:  East Herts District Plan Examination Hearing Sessions Webcast

The hearing sessions of the examination will be held at:

East Herts Council, Council Chamber, Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8EQ

Any member of the public is welcome to attend the hearings subject to space availability. 

Parking is limited at Wallfields, so please park in Gascoyne Way car park. The map below shows details of the car parks nearby:

Car parks near Wallfields in Hertford [3Mb]

 

ED117 Inspector's Matters and Issues for Weeks 1 and 2 [89kb]

ED118 Inspector's Guidance Notes for Weeks 1 and 2 [102kb]

Participants List for Hearing Sessions- Weeks 1 and 2 (updated 9th October 2017) [78kb]

Hearings Timetable - Week 1 

Week 1Morning Session 10amAfternoon Session 2pm

Day 1

Tuesday 3 October 2017

10am - Opening

10:15am - Matter 1: (points 1 - 3 inclusive) General Matters 

11:15am - Matter 2: (points 1 - 6 inclusive) Development Strategy - housing requirement   (Policies DPS1 and DPS2)

2pm - Matter 2: (points 1 - 6 inc.) Development Strategy - housing requirement (Policies DPS1 and DPS2)

Day 2

Wednesday 4 October 2017

This session will not take place as the discussion was completed on Tuesday 3rd October 2017 in the afternoon session.

2pm - Matter 2: (points 7 - 11 inc.) Development Strategy - spatial supply and distribution (Policy DPS3)

Day 3 

Thursday 5 October 2017               

10am - Matter 2: (points 12 - 15 inc.) Development Strategy - housing delivery (Policy DPS3)

2pm - Matter 2: Development Strategy - Villages (Policies DPS3, DPS6, VILL1 and VILL4)

Hearings Timetable - Week 2

Week 2Morning Session 10amAfternoon Session 2pm

Day 4  

Tuesday 10 October 2017 

Matter 3: (points 1 - 10 inc.) Employment and Retail (Policy DPS1)                      

Matter 4: (points 1 - 3 inc.) Infrastructure (Policy DPS4)        

Day 5

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Matter 5: (points 1 - 4 inc.) Green Belt Release - exceptional circumstances (Policy DPS3)

Matter 5: (points 5 - 7 inc.) The Green Belt - site selection process (Policy DPS3) 

Day 6

Thursday 12 October 2017

Reserve Day

Reserve Day

Overspill days if required: week commencing 16th October 2017

Notes
Please note that the timetable is subject to change. A more detailed agenda and a list of people attending each session will be provided as a separate document, closer to the date of the hearing sessions.

If you have any queries about this timetable or anything else in relation to the examination, please to not hesitate
to contact the Programme Officer.

 

ED127 Inspector's Matters and Issues for Week 3 [98kb]

ED128 Inspector's Guidance Note for Week 3 [115kb]

Hearings Timetable - Week 3

Week 3Morning Session 10amAfternoon Session 2pm

Day 1  

Tuesday 7 November 2017 

  • 10am  -Bishop's Stortford
  • 11:30am - Buntingford                    
  • 2pm - Hertford        

Day 2

Wednesday 8th November 2017

  • The Gilston Area
  • 2pm - Ware
  • 3.30pm - Sawbridgeworth

Day 3

Thursday 9th November

  • 10am - East of Stevenage
  • 11.30am - Detailed Policies - Chapter 4
  • Detailed Policies - Chapters 14 - 24

Day 4 

Friday 10th November 2017

  • Detailed Policies - Chapter 25 Monitoring and Delivery
  • Main Modifications and the next steps
  • Reserve

Hearing Statements for Weeks 1 and 2

Matter 1 - Hearing Statements

ID NumberRepresentor
 

East Herts Statement - Matter 1 - General Matters [302kb]

East Herts Statement - Matter 1 - Appendix A - Epping Forest Air Quality Governance Report [558kb]

1043350 Aston Parish Council [90kb]
1052305 Bovis Homes and Wattsdown Developments [3Mb]
466256 Cambrils [473kb]
466259 Deville Estates [460kb]
1046712 Eastwick & Gilston Parish Council and Hunsdon Parish Council [533kb], Appendix 1 [600kb], Appendix 2 [5Mb]
1047619

Hertingfordbury Parish Council [96kb], Appendix 1 [89kb], Appendix 2 [33Mb]

1047937 Hertford Civic Society [52kb]
466158 Home Builders Federation [275kb]
465954 Stephen McPartland MP [1Mb]
848197 Natural England [2Mb]
1052310 Philip Newton [1Mb]
1053253 Scott Properties [17kb]
1036906 Stop Harlow North [29kb]
1029070 St William Homes [36kb]

Matter 2 - Hearing Statements

ID NumberRepresentor
 

East Herts Statement - Matter 2 - The Development Strategy - Housing [570kb]

East Herts Statement - Matter 2 - Appendix A - Response to Matter 2 Statements from DLP and Lichfields [406kb]

East Herts Statement - Matter 2 - Appendix B - Village Commitments [2Mb]

1043350 Aston Parish Council [90kb]
1052383 Barratt David Wilson Homes [255kb]
834625 Bishop's Stortford College [431kb]
1052305 Bovis Homes and Wattsdown Developments [6Mb]
466256 Cambrils [473kb]
1053284 Countryside Properties [456kb]
1050776 CPRE Hertfordshire [87kb], Appendices [10Mb]
850159 Crest Nicholson [282kb], Appendix 1 [2Mb]
932938 Croudace Homes [229kb], Appendix 1 [2Mb]
466259 Deville Estates [460kb]
1046712 Eastwick & Gilston Parish Council and Hunsdon Parish Council [533kb], Appendix 1 [600kb] Appendix 2 [5Mb]
466219 Fairview Homes [219kb]
850078 Gascoyne Cecil Estates [1Mb]
1048171 Gates Family [355kb]
1051091 Gladmans [250kb] 
1047233 Gowling WLG Trust Corporation Limited [2Mb]
1046854 Haileybury College [558kb]
782964 Hertfordshire County Council [53kb]
466158 Home Builders Federation [275kb]
170904 La Selle Investment Management Limited [12Mb]
1041078 Michael Lodge [207kb]
465954 Stephen McPartland MP [1Mb]
849814 Matterhorn Capital [2Mb]
1052310 Philip Newton [1Mb]
1053728 Pigeon Land [109kb]
756003Places for People and City & Provincial Properties- Issue 4 [71kb], Issue 8 [2Mb], Issue 10 [101kb], Issue 11 [78kb], Issue 12 [54kb]
1053118 Mary Pope, Roger Beaumont and the Wentworth Stanley Family [160kb]
1051701 Ptarmigan Land [260kb]
1053253 Scott Properties [38kb]
465194 Stevenage Borough Council [541kb]
1029070 St William Homes [3Mb]
485910 Taylor Wimpey [1Mb]
835947 Councillor Bob Toll [42kb]
1053160 Woodhall Estate [1Mb]
1045899 Michael Young [57kb], Appendix 1 [23kb], Appendix 2 [13kb], Appendix 3 [15kb]
 

Group of Landowners: Mr Barton (1045934), Mr Bennison (1045933), AT Bone & Sons (1047869), Mr & Mrs Cooper (1045936), Michael George (1045940), Mr Oakley (1045938), Thompson Trust (1045731) [297kb]

Matter 3 - Hearing Statements

ID NumberRepresentor
 

East Herts Statement - Matter 3 - The Development Strategy- Employment and Retail [287kb]

East Herts Statement - Matter 3 - Appendix A - FEMA Study Position Paper [330kb]

1051333 Chelmsford City Developments [258kb]
170904 La Selle Investment Management Limited [12Mb]
1029070St William Homes-  Part 1 [4Mb], Part 2 [4Mb], Part 3 [805kb]

Matter 4 - Hearing Statements

ID NumberRepresentor
  East Herts Statement - Matter 4 - The Development Strategy- Infrastructure [318kb]
1043350 Aston Parish Council [90kb]
1052383 Barratt David Wilson Homes [255kb]
1053284 Countryside Properties [456kb]
932938 Croudace Homes [187kb]
1046712 Eastwick & Gilston and Hunsdon Parish Council [533kb]
782964 Hertfordshire County Council [53kb]
756003 Places for People and City & Provincial Properties [64kb]
1053118 Mary Pope, Roger Beaumont and the Wentworth Stanley Family [160kb]
1053253 Scott Properties [15kb]
1036906 Stop Harlow North [49kb]
1029070 St William Homes [45kb]
485910 Taylor Wimpey [1Mb]
465152 Walkern Parish Council [1Mb]

Matter 5 - Hearing Statements

ID NumberRepresentor
  East Herts Statement - Matter 5 - The Development Strategy - The Green Belt [5Mb]
465749 Mrs Sylvia Ashley [415kb]
1043350 Aston Parish Council [90kb]
1052383 Barratt David Wilson Homes [255kb]
834625 Bishop's Stortford College [431kb]
1052305 Bovis Homes and Wattsdown Developments [1Mb]
466256 Cambrils [473kb]
1051333 Chelmsford City Developments [258kb]
1053284 Countryside Properties [456kb]
1050776 CPRE Hertfordshire [87kb], Appendices [10Mb]
850159 Crest Nicholson [282kb] Appendix 1 [2Mb]
932938 Croudace Homes [201kb], Appendix 1 [3Mb], Appendix 2 [9Mb]
466259 Deville Estates [460kb]
836952 Terry Drake [416kb]
466219 Fairview Homes [1Mb]
1048171 Gates Family [355kb]
1046854 Haileybury College [558kb]
1047619 Hertingfordbury Parish Council [96kb] Appendix 1 [89kb] Appendix 2 [33Mb]
466158 Home Builders Federation [275kb]
170904 La Selle Investment Management Limited [12Mb]
1053728 Pigeon Land [109kb]
1051701 Ptarmigan Land [231kb]
1053253 Scott Properties [18kb]
1031548 Mr R. Surridge & Mr P. Head [2Mb]
1036906 Stop Harlow North [40kb]
1029070 St William Homes [40kb]
485910 Taylor Wimpey [1Mb]
465152 Walkern Parish Council [1Mb]
1053160 Woodhall Estate [1Mb]
N/A Group of Landowners: Mr Barton (1045934), Mr Bennison (1045933), AT Bone & Sons (1047869), Mr & Mrs Cooper (1045936), Michael George (1045940), Mr Oakley (1045938), Thompson Trust (1045731) [297kb]