save HERTSMERE - object to planning REF 23/1795/OUT

103 homes on Longview, Shenley

23/1795/OUT 49, Longview, And Land To The Rear London Road Shenley Hertfordshire: Outline consent for up to 103 age restricted dwellings – 2nd application

Reasons to Object

  1. Harm to the Green Belt

2. Consistency with adjacent  ‘The Grange rejected application (22/1826/OUTEI) and rejected Shenley Hill application (22/1539/OUT)

3. Inconsistent and disproportionate to the housing need in Shenley 

4. Not compliant with the Shenley Neighbourhood Plan

5. Harm to wildlife, trees, grasslands, air quality and Shenley’s rural setting 

6. Inappropriate development in the Conservation Area and harm to Heritage Asset

7. Traffic, Road Safety and Access on London road considerations 


Dear Hertsmere Green Belt supporter,

Thank you for being part of the 18,000 objections against Hertsmere’s draft Local Plan which proposed building over 2,500 acres (almost 15%)   of our entire Green Belt.

Your support and objections forced our Councillors to listen and shelve the plan. However, by not providing an acceptable draft Local Plan the first time around, this has put our Green Belt at risk. Without a five-year housing supply, our Green Belt is now open to developer destruction.

Act Now

Our Local Councillors are there to represent us, so they should be rejecting ALL Green Belt proposals until we as residents can be properly consulted on a new and better Local Plan.

Numerous applications on the Green Belt have been submitted since the Plan was shelved and since approved. The map below highlights the danger facing us all.

We must continue to work together to object to these applications and ensure our elected Councillors listen to us the residents of Hertsmere.

We  need  your continued support. 

If you are a local action group working to protect the Green Belt in your area of Hertsmere, or wish to join our campaign, please contact us at: to join up and work with us, as together we are stronger.

Object now and register your views

    Alternative ways to object and have your say.

    Hertsmere Planning Department

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    Oliver Dowden MP

    Natalie Susman

    Pauld Hodgson-Jones

    Planning Department
    Hertsmere Borough Council
    3 Elstree Way
    WD6 9SR