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Latest News

Agenda, Town Planning Committee 18 November 2019

Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:07 by Town Warden

The Agenda for the Town Planning Committee meeting to be held on the 18 November 2019 is now available to view.

Planning applications received for the next meeting of the Planning Committee to be held on Monday 18 November 2019

Posted: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 09:01 by Town Warden

Planning applications received for the next meeting of the Planning Committee to be held on

Monday 18 November 2019



Conversion of Building to Six Flats, Demolition of Buildings to Rear and Construction of Three Dwellings (JS) More »

13 Shrublands Road



Details as required by conditions 3 (Construction management Plan); 4 (Materials); 5 (Hard & Soft Landscaping) attached to planning permission 4/01557/19/FUL (Demolition of existing dwelling. Construction of a pair of semi-detached dwellings.)

Hillcrest Kingshill Way (SD)


Temporary change of use of land to car park providing 88

spaces including 6 disabled spaces for a further period of 6

months to discharge condition 15(i) of planning permission

4/00122/16/MFA (construction of 8 half storey car park with

associated work to provide 312 spaces +15 disabled spaces)

The Moor, Mill Street (CL)


Work to T1 to T6 trees

33 Kitsbury Road (EP)


Works to Chestnut trees.

2 Grantham Mews (JR)


Works to Sycamore Tree

Moretons Meadway (JM)


Partial Demolition of Existing House. Rebuilt 6 Bedroom

Property, Detached Garage (resubmission) (EP)


Proposed loft conversion including new rear facing dormer

window and one rooflight to the rear and two rooflights to the

front roof slope

1 Ballinger Court (SR)


Alterations to existing roof to create gable end and rear

dormer projection for loft conversion. Proposed pitched roof to

create a habitable room constructed over existing garage,

incorporating front and rear Velux windows

152 Bridgewater Road (JG)


Fenestration alterations to the existing single storey rear

extension and internal alterations

32 Upper Ashlyns Road (HE)


Construction of driveway across grass verge with dropped

kerb access

74 Westfield Road (EP)


Single storey rear extension. Smooth Render Finish Single

storey front extension Gable

4 Durrants Lane (EP)


Garage Conversion

3 Grayling Court



Works to trees

Kings Court



First Floor Front Extension, First floor rear extension. Roof

Alterations, Front Landscaping. Driveway and rear


84 Upper Hall Park (JM)


Removal of internal wall between the wash-up and food hoist


The Crown 145 High Street (NR) » Less

Festival of Light 2019

Festival of Light 2019

Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 12:41 by Town Warden

This year's Festival of Light is on Sunday 24 November 2019 (from 3.30 pm until 6 pm).

Berkhamsted High Street will be closed from Castle Street to the Kings Road junction from 1.30pm to 7.30pm.

Stalls lining the High Street will be selling mince pies, mulled wine, festive arts and crafts, and much more! More »

The Elves' posting house will be at the Civic Centre where children can write or design a special message to Father Christmas.

This fantastic event is supported by many voluntary organisations. It is also supported by Waitrose, who provide refreshments to all our volunteers on the day. West Midlands Trains also very generously provide free parking in the station car park. » Less