Town centre renewal moves on to next stage

29 October 2019By Hatfield 2030news

The council is committed to an ambitious programme of change and renewal across Hatfield town centre so we were delighted when, in October, Hatfield was listed in the Sunday Times’ top 20 UK ‘Turnaround Towns’. The first stage of programme was completed in September 2019 with the opening of the new-look White Lion Square but … Read More

Student artwork brings Hatfield walkways to life

3 October 2019By Hatfield 2030news

Hatfield town centre received another artistic boost today courtesy of creative local art students. Creating more opportunities for the display of public art is a key part of the Hatfield 2030+ vision for the town. The council worked with the schools and college to give them a brief based on three themes: · The memory … Read More

First stage of Hatfield’s regeneration completes

17 September 2019By Hatfield 2030news

We have opened the new-look White Lion Square in Hatfield town centre. The square now boasts a completely revamped centre, with exciting new features including table tennis, children’s play equipment, seating areas and cycle parking. Funded through a Local Growth Fund contribution from Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), the £1.2m transformation will improve the town … Read More

Key site plans on display in Hatfield

24 July 2019By Hatfield 2030news

Early plans for a key Hatfield regeneration site went on display this month in Hatfield. Residents and businesses were invited to come and view exciting plans for new homes, shops and public spaces across the 1 and 3-9 Town Centre site. It is the first town centre site to be unlocked by Hatfield 2030+ proposals … Read More

New town centre facilities given the go-ahead

24 July 2019By Hatfield 2030news, Uncategorized

A bigger, better library, offering a wider range of community activities and events, is coming to Hatfield in a brand new location at the heart of the town centre. It follows an agreement between Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) and Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council to move the library to the former Poundworld unit, in White Lion … Read More

High View regeneration reaches planning milestone

6 June 2019By Hatfield 2030news, Uncategorized

Lovell has submitted a planning application for the £45m regeneration of High View neighbourhood centre in Hatfield. The area, which dates from the 1950s, is set to be transformed by providing new places and spaces for people to live, work, meet and shop. The scheme is expected to deliver: 150 new homes, including 25% affordable … Read More

Hatfield 2030+ shortlisted in national planning awards

20 March 2019By Hatfield 2030news

The Hatfield 2030+ project has been shortlisted in the 2019 Planning Awards. The award for partnership working recognises initiatives, projects or plans that demonstrate how drawing on individuals and teams from different organisations, backgrounds and disciplines has enabled improvement to the physical or environmental quality of a place, or the economic or social well-being of … Read More

Work starts in Hatfield town centre!

6 March 2019By Hatfield 2030news

White Lion Square’s £1.2m revamp began on Monday 25 February. Borras Construction will carry out the project, which includes the installation of new paving, seating, raised planters, children’s play equipment and cycle parking. Aiming to create a more welcoming environment and drive footfall to local shops and businesses, the £1.2m redesign is funded through a … Read More

Homes England awards £4.5m to fund Hatfield development

14 February 2019By Hatfield 2030news

The funding has been awarded to Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and is the first to be agreed through the Government’s £450 million Accelerated Construction Programme. The programme was launched to accelerate the delivery of local authority housing schemes and encourages the use of innovative construction methods and a wider range of builders, in particular small … Read More