Plans have been put in to Dacorum Borough Council for the demolition of ‘The Bull’ Pub (and barn) at the bottom of Bovingdon High Street, and the development of the site to provide 7 dwellings. There would be 3 two bedroom apartments and 1 one bedroom studio flat in a two storey building on the Church Street/Chipperfield Road corner, linked over an archway to a terrace of 3 two bedroom cottages along Church Street.
‘The Bull’ (17th/18th century) is a Locally Listed Building in the Conservation Area, and is an important part of the village gateway at ‘The Well’
If you have an opinion about this planning application, please send your comments to the Case Officer, Ross Herbert, at Dacorum Borough Council Planning Department, quoting Planning Application 4/02132/10/FUL. You may also send comments by email to Ross.Herbert@dacorum.gov.uk or use the online facility through the Dacorum website. Comments are required by 27th January, 2011. (more info from A Gurnett 07979 587359).
Full details of the application are available in the Parish Council office. The Parish Council Planning Committee will consider it at its next meeting on Monday, 31st January.
Also note minor development proposal of 8 High Street, Bovingdon, Hemel Hempstead, Hp3 – Loon Fung Chinese Takeaway in Bovingdon: change of (opening hours) in planning permission 4/00297/81 and change of use from shop to shop for sale of hot food.