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How will it affect me?

East Herts District Council has estimated up to 19,500 homes are needed to help solve the district’s housing crisis. Gilston Park Estate would help meet this target without placing an unfair burden on existing towns. However, we understand that you may still want to know how this development might affect you – so please explore our map to find out more about the specific benefits that Gilston Park Estate will bring to your area.

Bishop’s Stortford

With its new residents helping to support the town’s businesses while also creating hundreds of new jobs regionally, Gilston Park Estate will boost Bishop’s Stortford’s local economy.

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Eastwick

We recognise that Eastwick will be one of the communities most impacted by the development but we are committed to working with residents to make sure our plans work for them. The village will...

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Gilston

We recognise that Gilston will be one of the communities most impacted by the development but we are committed to working with residents to make sure our plans work for them. The village will...

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Harlow

Gilston Park Estate will play a fundamental role in the economic regeneration of Harlow by creating thousands of new jobs and providing homes for residents. A £500m package of new infrastructure...

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High Wych

Investment in the local transport network means High Wych will benefit from less traffic travelling through the village and improved connections to Harlow and Stanstead. With Gilston Park Estate...

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Hunsdon

It is actually the seventh village, known as the Briggens Estate, which is the closest proposed development to Hunsdon. However we are still committed to ensuring that Gilston Park Estate has a...

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Much Hadham

By building new homes at Gilston Park Estate, areas like Much Hadham will be protected from the development that is necessary to meet East Herts’ housing need. The character of the village will...

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Sawbridgeworth

The highway network in the town will potentially be improved, particularly at the London Road / Station Road junction. Residents will also benefit from the thousands of new jobs the development...

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Ware

Although it is further away than other existing villages, Ware still stands to benefit from the thousands of jobs Gilston Park Estate will create within the region, as well as from the investment...

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Widford

Gilston Park Estate will protect Widford from future unsustainable development pressures by helping to provide homes to meet East Herts’ housing need for years to come. Residents will also...

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