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This flyer has been issued by the community group Keep the G in WGC in response to the rescheduling of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council’s planning committee meeting for the BioPark.

Read more: BioPark planning meeting 9 Sep 2021

A single pink rose was left in tribute to Una Stubbs, at the memorial sculpture of Ebenezer Howard in Howardsgate.

Read more: Una Stubbs tribute

Welwyn Hatfield's Development Management Committee, which decides the fate of planning applications, is now due to meet on Thursday 9th September 2021 to discuss the first of the Broadwater Road high rise developments. This will consider the proposed development on the BioPark site, which is planned to be densely packed apartment blocks up to 9 storeys in height.

Read more: WGC Needs You

Welwyn Garden City is facing a monstrous threat from the developers of the northern half of the Shredded Wheat site. They are trying to get permission for tower blocks of up to 10 storeys. Together with existing approved plans this would mean inserting around 4,000 new residents, virtually a whole new ward, and bring the population density to a level comparable to Manhattan! The plans completely ignore the SPD (Special Planning Document) created by the council as the definitive statement on the Shredded Wheat site.

Read more: Welwyn Garden City Under Threat

A reminder that you can follow WGC Heritage Trust's two digital town trails using your smartphone or tablet!

Read more: Digital town trails in WGC