Local News

City Centre redevelopment takes shape

Major progress is being made behind the scenes with plans to build new housing and business space at a development site in the heart of St Albans.

Reducing the hours of darkness

Herts County Council's Cabinet, at its meeting on 22 October 2018, approved the proposal to reduce the hours of darkness from the existing regime of midnight to 6am to a new period from 1am to 5am and will be carried out in areas that have LED street lighting installed.

Green Ring opened

St Albans Green Ring – a continuous 6.5 mile cycling and walking route around the City – has been officially opened.

The ring connects many of the City’s green spaces, beauty spots and heritage sites as well as schools, workplaces, leisure facilities and residential areas.

New Museum & Gallery Wins Top Award

The spectacular new St Albans Museum & Gallery has won a top design award with judges praising the project leaders’ “vision and energy”.

Avoid the traffic in Hertfordshire using your Sat Nav

Hertfordshire County Council’s Highways Contractor Ringway are using newly-developed technology that enables live traffic updates to be sent to Sat Nav providers like TomTom and Google Maps. 

Emissions target success

A key target for reducing harmful carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the St Albans District has been met, recently published figures show.

Have your say on the Local Plan

A public consultation on a new draft Local Plan (LP) that identifies land for future development in the St Albans District is to start next month.