Local News

Tyre centre redevelopment proposed

Sunday 18 April 2021

A former tyre centre in the town centre could become flats if plans submitted to the District Council are approved.

The premises in Fore Street at the junction with South Street were recently the home of Tyre Pros and currently occupied by food charity Jedidiah.

If planning permission is granted the existing building will be demolished and replaced with a three storey development of 13 flats fronted by a retail unit.

The lower floor would include parkling for nine vehicles, accessed from the existing service road running parallel to Gascoyne Way.

The new building would be three storeys high.  Image: Bryant+Moore Architects
View of the new development from Gascoyne Way. Image: Bryant+Moore Architects

Commenting on the low number of parking spaces, Hertford Civic Society said: "It is unrealistic to expect all of the apartments to be occupied by non-car owners. Much work is yet to be done both nationally and locally to persuade a significant proportion of the public to give up car ownership in order to achieve sustainability targets."

A decision on the proposals is expected by the Summer.

Click here for more news

This hyperlocal news section is currently an experimental feature of Discover Hertford Online. It is an evolving service so if you have any comments or feedback you can use our forum, Twitter or the contact form.

If you have a press release you'd like to send us please email newsdesk(at)hertford.net.

If you're interested in sponsoring this news service please see our advertising options.

You can also visit our news archive that features stories from 2009-2014.

News Archive