Dear Hertsmere Borough Council,
I would like you to provide all correspondence made between Three Rivers District Council and Hertsmere Council regarding any consultation made between both authorities in the production of the Three Rivers District Council Local Plan published on 7th July 2021. This needs to include any or all correspondence that has been exchanged between both authorities on how the local plan will affect traffic, roads, environmental, public transport, housing, trade within Harrow.
I require this information in order for me to make an informed reply to your local plan consultation due by 20th August.
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Dear Phillip Green
I am writing in response to your Freedom of Information request received
on 21 July 2021.
Your request has now been considered under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act and/or Environmental Information Regulations and we are
able to respond as follows:
I would like you to provide all correspondence made between Three Rivers
District Council and Hertsmere Council regarding any consultation made
between both authorities in the production of the Three Rivers District
Council Local Plan published on 7th July 2021. This needs to include any
or all correspondence that has been exchanged between both authorities on
how the local plan will affect traffic, roads, environmental, public
transport, housing, trade within Harrow.
This reply is provided on the basis that the reference in your message to
'Harrow' should read 'Hertsmere' and that reference to '....to your local
plan consultation due by 20th August' should read '...to Three Rivers
District Council's local plan consultation due by 20th August,' as
Hertsmere is not currently consulting on its Local Plan.
The Planning Strategy team has checked it records and can provide the
following information that relates to your question:
*Letter from HBC asking if TRDC can take any of HBC's housing /
employment numbers and TRDC's reply *Letter from TRDC asking if HBC can
take any of TRDC's housing / employment numbers and HBC's reply *Minutes
from 2018 SW Herts infrastructure meetings (health, transport, utilities
and education) *Minutes for 2019 SW Herts infrastructure meetings (health,
transport, utilities and education) *Email from HBC to TRDC regarding
cross boundary infrastructure issues that HBC's infrastructure consultants
need to be aware of for this Council's Infrastructure Delivery Plan and
*Meeting note from 24/121 - with financial information redacted (note: the
19th March 2020 meeting referenced did not take place due to covid
Any responses submitted by HBC to TRDC's Local Plan (previously
consultation stages) are published on their Local Plan consultation
HBC have not yet submitted a response to the Reg 18 draft Plan currently
out for consultation. This will be available via the TRDC portal when
There have also been a number of technical studies that have carried out
jointly by the local authorities in SW Herts, including Three Rivers and
Hertsmere. This include the most recent Economy Study, Local Housing Needs
Assessment, and Retail and Leisure Study. These are all published here:
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Hertsmere Borough Council | Civic Offices | Elstree Way | Borehamwood |
Herts | WD6 1WA
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