Hemel Garden Communities is an ambitious proposal to draw upon Hemel Hempstead’s New Town legacy to transform the existing town and create attractive and sustainable new neighbourhoods to its north and east with over 11,000 new homes and 10,000 new jobs by 2050. The Spatial Vision will set out how Hemel Hempstead will look and feel when the new development is complete, and will guide more detailed masterplanning work.
DK-CM are working with Dacorum Borough Council, St Albans City and District Council, Hertfordshire County Council, Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership and The Crown Estate, who are delivering the Hemel Garden Communities programme in partnership. We will be using a range of remote engagement methods to enable local communities, stakeholders and Councillors to join in celebrating their town’s past and present and help shape its future.
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