Rail Freight Planning Referrals Committee 1st Nov

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News release: 13 October 2006

The planning application for the development of a Strategic Rail Freight Interchange submitted to the Council by Helioslough Ltd, will be considered by the Planning Referrals Committee, in the Council Chamber on Wednesday 1st November at 7pm.

The plans can be viewed in the Customer Service Centre at the District Council Offices or on the council’s website at www.stalbans.gov.uk/living/planning/search-plans.php. The reference number is 5/2006/1680.

The meeting is open to the public and anyone may attend.

  • Any residents with disability access requirements who wish to reserve a seat in advance, should contact the Council’s Disability Resources Officer on 01727 819455.

  • For any other queries relating to the arrangements for this meeting, please contact Committee Administration on 01727 819524

  • For any queries relating to the planning application, please contact the Planning Department on 01727 819345.

  • To make comments on the application please write to:-
    Robin Booth, Planning Case Officer,
    St Albans City and District Council
    District Council Offices
    St Peter’s Street
    St Albans
    Herts AL1 3JE

The time set aside for public speaking on this particular application will be increased to 30 minutes overall, from the usual six minutes. A maximum of 15 minutes will be allowed in favour of the application and 15 minutes against.

Anyone who wishes to register to speak at the meeting should telephone the planning department (01727 819345) on 1st November between 10am and 2.30pm. There may be a need for potential speakers to liaise, and officers will be able to assist with this.

Given the extensive interest, and the limited space within the Council Chamber, additional seating will be provided in the Committee Rooms on the Lower Ground Floor of the council offices, where a live webcast of proceedings in the Council Chamber will be screened.

The webcast will also be broadcast live via a link on the homepage of the Council’s website at www.stalbans.gov.uk. People with access to an appropriate computer with broadband internet access and Microsoft Windows media player will be able to view the meeting without the need to attend in person.

Davina Mansell, PR Officer, Public Relations
Tel: 01727 819316 Email: d.mansell@stalbans.gov.uk