Schools too oversubscribed for new development

Figures obtained from Herts County Council prove that existing schools have no capacity for demand created by new development on the green belt. In particular the secondary school closest to Harts Farm fields is Bushey Meads, for which the September 2018 intake was...

High quality public transport needed for future development

The nearest bus service to any development on the Harts Farm fields is a 10-12 minute walk away. The 306 route takes 13 minutes to Elstree and Borehamwood station and 11 minutes to Bushey station and only offers a half hourly peak service that reduces to hourly in the...

Traffic survey reveals further development unsustainable

Earlier this month Little Bushey Community conducted a traffic survey by Wayside Avenue to ascertain the current number of vehicles using Little Bushey Lane in the morning. Our researchers counted 1631 private vehicles over a three hour period at this spot, from 0730...

Consultants recommend land for further consideration

A report by consultants Arup, and commissioned by Hertsmere, has identified land at Harts Farm fields as the land contributing less to the Green Belt than the other Bushey sites being promoted. Arup have bundled the 18 hectares of land surrounding the farm with other...

Representatives meet with MP

Representatives of Little Bushey Community have met with Oliver Dowden MP to express our concerns over the potential release of land surrounding Harts Farm. Whilst he appreciated our concerns, he reiterated the fact that there is an acute housing need so green belt...

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