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Solar PV ‘farm’ near Radlett planning rejection being appealed

The company that want to build a large solar photo-voltaic ‘farm’ near Radlett are appealing its planning rejection by Hertsmere Borough Council.  Further details can be seen here:

Solar farm – Appeal against refusal of permission APP/N1920/W/22/3295268

Submissions of objections to the farm are required by 7th June so we urge you to submit any objections, even if you submitted them previously, as soon as possible.  Details of how to submit objections are at the above website.

Here is a link to a copy of the RSGBA’s objection.  RSGBA objection letter to Planning Appeal Chairman 03-06-22

Celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee in Radlett

To mark the Queen’s Jubilee there are various events going on in Radlett with a Beacon Lighting on Thursday 2nd June and a lunch with entertainment on Sunday 5th June.  For further details and to book a table see:

Radlett and District Museum – fund raising event

The Radlett and District Museum is having a fund raising event on Thursday 9th June at the Abbey Theatre in St Albans.  It will be a performance of the play ‘Goodnight Mr Tom”.  For further details please see  Museum website or the flyer below.


The aims and objects of the Radlett Society and Green Belt Association are:

(a)     to improve, protect and preserve for the benefit of the public the countryside and the country around the village of Radlett, the village of Radlett and the green belt around Radlett

(b)    to stimulate public interest in the area of benefit

(c)     to promote high standards of planning and architecture in the area of benefit

(d)     to secure the preservation, protection, development and improvement of features of historic or public Interest in the area of benefit.

RSGBA 2021 newsletter

The 2021 RSGBA Newsletter has been circulated to Radlett residents and is also available here – RSGBA 2021 NEWSLETTER

Radlett Neighbourhood Plan (see ) Approved

The Radlett Neighbourhood Plan was approved by the Radlett Residents in the Referendum on 6th May 2021.  There were 2,842 votes cast of which 2,127 were ‘Yes’ votes.  For further details please see the press release here.

This now means that Hertsmere BC must refer to the Plan and the criteria therein when considering planning applications and other developments.  The Plan is also a key reference point for us – and residents generally – in considering how to respond to proposals.

Radlett and District Museum

Please see the Museum page on this website here for further information or go directly to their own website here.

Hertsmere Local Plan – SHELVED

Hertsmere published their draft Local Plan in October – see This makes significant proposals for development in all of Hertsmere and especially in Radlett and surrounding villages.
On Wednesday 26th January the council SHELEVED the plan with the statement “A recent public engagement undertaken by the council on the draft local plan during the COVID pandemic saw a staggering 20,000 responses. Cllr Bright said: “Our residents have clearly rejected the draft local plan. Now the Council must reject it too.”  For further details please see Council Leader declares draft local plan to be shelved

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