Icon for pdf Evidence relating to Urban Land Designations in the Welwyn Hatfield District Plan 2005

December 2018

This document sets out the evidence which underpinned the Urban Open Land (UOL) designations in the Welwyn Hatfield District Plan 2005. It maps each of the UOLs designated in the District Plan 2005 and sets out the description relating to them as assessed by the Council. The majority of UOLs were assessed through the Council's Open Space Survey January 2001. This survey was subject to revisions in November 2001 and December 2002. The document identifies where a UOL was added following production of the initial survey in January 2001 or was amended through the subsequent revisions to that survey.

Icon for pdf Master Spreadsheet of all UOLs Oct 2018October 2018

The Urban Open Land (UOL) master sheet provides a chronological record for each individual UOL that the Council has surveyed, designated or proposed for designation.

Icon for pdf Urban Open Land May 2017 new and amended sitesMay 2017

The Urban Open Land New and Amended Sites document forms part of the evidence base for the Local Plan.  It sets out new open spaces proposed to be designated in the Local Plan as well as a range of proposed amendments to existing designated open spaces.

Panshanger Airfield Viability Technical NoteJune 2016This technical note concerns the viability of providing airfield facilities at the Panshanger Airfield site.
Panshanger Airfield Air SportsJanuary 2014

Since consultation on the Emerging Core Strategy closed in January 2013, the council has received further submissions from Sport England and the Light Aircraft Association on the importance of Panshanger Airfield as a facility for air sports.

Community Facilities StudyOctober 2012

The Community Facilities Study analyses the provision of community facilities in Welwyn Hatfield against a set of standards derived from best practice. Types of facilities covered by the study include community centres, GP surgeries, leisure centres, libraries, schools and post offices.

Hertfordshire Strategic Highlights Green Infrastructure Plan

March 2011

The Hertfordshire Strategic Highlights:Green Infrastructure Plan (Incorporating the Green Arc area which extends into Essex) was commissioned as part of the county-wide approach to develop green infrastructure planning across the County. This was a two tier approach with Strategic Highlights Green Infrastructure Plans (SHiPS) for Hertfordshire/the Green Arc and 'local level' district Green Infrastructure Plans for seven Hertfordshire districts, including Welwyn Hatfield. Existing GI plans were taken into account to ensure links across both borough district and county boundaries, with this strategic GI Plan also considering existing GI work in Hertfordshire.

Welwyn Hatfield Green Infrastructure PlanMarch 2011

The Welwyn Hatfield Green Infrastructure Plan was commissioned as part of a county wide approach to green infrastructure planning in Hertfordshire. The Welwyn Hatfield Borough Green Infrastructure Plan has been developed in parallel with the strategic county wide plan and with those for Watford, Dacorum, Three Rivers, Hertsmere, St Albans and East Herts. Account has also been taken of existing green infrastructure plans to ensure links across boundaries.

Icon for pdf Sports Facility StudyMarch 2011

The Welwyn Hatfield Sports Facilities Study has reviewed the majority of indoor and outdoor sports facilities within the borough. The study lists a range of conclusions which are a result of the needs analysis carried out over the past year and will help form the preparation of an action plan and strategy.

Assessment of Open Space, Outdoor Sport and RecreationJune
The council has completed an assessment of the provision of open space, outdoor sport and recreation in Welwyn Hatfield. The study assesses the quality, quantity and accessibility of open space facilities in the borough.
Icon for pdf WGC Leisure and Community ReviewOctober 2006This study identifies local leisure and community needs, audits existing facilities and contains findings about facilities for indoor sports, community activities, commercial leisure, museums, culture and the arts.