Backing for JM bid
PLANS for the development of a production building at the Johnson Matthey plant have the backing of Royston Town Council. The scheme will see the new building linked to an existing production building, a warehouse and a technical building. Work will start
PLANS for the development of a production building at the Johnson Matthey plant have the backing of Royston Town Council.
The scheme will see the new building linked to an existing production building, a warehouse and a technical building.
Work will start when single-storey buildings on the site in Orchard Road are demolished.
The scheme will provide 88 parking spaces.
You may also want to watch:
Members of the planning committee, however, were concerned about the loss of the company's sports ground on the site which will disappear as part of the development.
The company has said it is willing to be part of a planning agreement under which it will help towards paying for new sporting facilities.
- 1 CCTV appeal after vehicles interfered with in Royston
- 2 Villagers launch bid to raise £200,000 for 14th-century church paintings
- 3 Royston man to stand trial for permitting production of cannabis
- 4 Heath threatened with 'eyesore' borehole kiosks
- 5 Street singers lift people's spirits with town centre flash mob
- 6 What's next for Thakeham development after Local Plan sites revealed?
- 7 This Hound could run and and run... Sherlock Holmes play was 'a fun evening'
- 8 Malaysian-style Fens home leaves Grand Designs viewers in awe
- 9 University of Hertfordshire paedophile caught with more than 500 child abuse images
- 10 King James Academy to continue as school sport hub for north east Hertfordshire
Cllr Rod Kennedy said, however, that any planning "deal" with Johnson Matthey and North Herts District Council should not include cash that the company's social club has earmarked for the development of an all-weather pitch.
- Members supported a plan to build four detached three-bedroom homes at Grange Bottom, Royston.
An original scheme had been rejected when plans were submitted for five properties on the site.
- The planning committee said it could not support a scheme to demolish Heath House in Princes Mews, Royston.
A previous application had been submitted to develop housing on the site.