2nd Objection Elstree North - Sky Studios

ACT NOW to object to Hertsmere Council against the REVISED planning application to build Film and TV studios on 38 acres on the Green Belt around Borehamwood, Elstree, Shenley and  Ridge. Please object by the 3rd November 2023. Scroll for information to do this with 1-click


More Reasons to Object..

Green Belt loss: This development on on the  Green Belt which was created to prevent urban sprawl and protect the openness of the landscape. 

No alternatives considered: The applicants have failed to look for alternatives, simply saying their justification is to build adjacent to their existing premises. If accepted this et a worrying precedent for further development.

Threat to the natural environment: This application prospers to tear down  a large number of  historic hedgerows classified as ‘important’ under the Hedgerows Regulations 1997

Visual impact: These very large buildings will be clearly visible day and night and move development towards neighbouring settlements.

Effect on national and local traffic: This application will cause significant and permanent deleterious traffic effects across the locality 

You may have your own objections to add too. Make sure you list them all when you submit your objection. Just edit our on-line objection by add your text to the letter


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.

Over the summer, and with an updated website, Save Hertsmere will re-connect with all local ‘Save’ Groups who promise to protect our Green Belt. We therefore 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

    And… why not email your local councillors!

    You can copy the text from our email.

    Oliver Dowden MP

    Cllr Nik Oakley

    Cllr Parveen Rani

    Cllr Prabhakar Kaza

    Planning Department
    Hertsmere Borough Council
    3 Elstree Way
    WD6 9SR