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Huge plans to regenerate Harlow Town Centre are approved

News / Thu 7th Dec 2017 at 04:09pm

PLANS TO regenerate major parts of the Harlow Town Centre were approved by the council planning committee on Wednesday night.

The committee, chaired by Labour councillor, Phil Waite approved the development.

The proposal is as follows: Demolition of the existing buildings and comprehensive re-development of the site to provide a mixed-use development (including four new buildings ranging from 3 to 16 storeys) comprising 447 residential units, circa 4,000 sqm of flexible retail floorspace, communal amenity space, a new pedestrian boulevard, car parking, cycle parking, with associated hard and soft landscaping, revised access and servicing arrangements.

• A total of 447 residential dwellings including a mix of units (26 x studios, 193 x 1 beds, 209 x 2 beds and 19 x 3 beds).
• Circa 4,000 sqm of flexible retail space (51% within Use Classes A1-A3 and 49% in Use Classes A1-A5, with one A1-A5 unit also possibly a crèche and another also possibly a medical centre).
• The scheme would provide 354 car parking spaces (194 spaces within the site and 160 within the Harvey Centre Multi Storey car park), 468 resident cycle spaces and 59 visitor cycle storage spaces.
• Private and communal amenity space would be provided in the form of balconies, courtyards and roof terraces.
• A new pedestrian boulevard which would connect Broad Walk and West Gate (in roughly the same location as the former Little Walk). • Associated hard and soft landscaping would be provided throughout the site.

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The full details of the application is as follows.

http://moderngov.harlow.gov.uk/documents/s10481/Town%20Centre.pdf

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1 Comment for Huge plans to regenerate Harlow Town Centre are approved:

MickyB77
2017-12-08 06:32:48

At last, Harlow's very own concrete jungle. The slums of the future. Mad-cap lefty lunacy. Funded, no doubt, by the very system that the reds despise, capitalism. You couldn't make it up. Vote labour at your peril.

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