Berkhamsted ‘village green’ claim to come under microscope as homes plan is drawn up

Alan O'Neill

Alan O'Neill

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The date has been set for a planning inquiry into whether a school playing field should be registered as a village green to save it from potential development.

The site was originally part of plans by Taylor Wimpey for 180 new homes off Durrants Lane, Berkhamsted.

The firm had agreed with Egerton Rothersay School that it would fund a new and greatly improved playing field nearby, in return for being allowed to build on the land.

 

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