Preston Parish Council plays an active part in all local planning issues. It is probably the area of the Council’s role that is best known to the community and which can be of the most importance. Below are the current applications in the Parish.

Please note that comments of support or objection should be made to North Hertfordshire District Council Planning Dept to ensure that they are included in the decision process.

You can view planning applications by clicking on the application numbers listed below or by clicking here and using the planning reference.

Application No Location Proposal Deadline for comment Status
21/01876/FP Glebe House, Chequers Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TY Full Planning Permission : Erection of one detached 4-bed dwelling including
creation of vehicular access of Chequers Lane (renewal of planning permission
18/01820/FP granted 11.09.2018)
16th July 2021 Registered
This application is not found at the usual portal, instead you can find it here: planning.hertfordshire.gov.uk/ Vicars Grove Pit, Little Almshoe Lane, St
Ippolyts, SG4 7QU
Proposed restoration of former quarry 19th July 2021 Registered
21/01843/FPH Wedelee, Church Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TP Full Permission Householder : Single storey rear extension and insertion of front
dormer window.
15th July 2021 Registered
21/00894/FP Sootfield Green, Charlton Road, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TB Full Planning Permission : Change of Use and conversion of existing agricultural
barn into one detached 2-bed dwelling including associated hard and soft
landscaping.
Passed Registered
21/00826/LBC Spindle Cottage, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TZ Listed Building Consent : Retention of internal works to north gable end involving
the removal of existing plaster and introducing a 3mm cavity membrane system followed by plasterboard and completed with a skim plaster finish.
8th April 2021 Consent Granted
21/00784/FPH The Courtyard, Poynders End, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7RX Full Permission Householder : Installation of tennis court and perimiter fencing to the rear of the property 7th April 2021 Conditional Permission
21/00384/FP Hill Cottage, Hitchwood Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7RY Full Planning Permission : Change of Use of agricultural land to residential. Passed Awaiting a decision
20/02644/FP Castle Farm Chequers Lane Preston Hitchin Hertfordshire SG4 7TT Erection of dog boarding kennels (as amended by plans received 17 December 2020) Passed Withdrawn
21/00305/LBC 5 Dower House, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TZ Listed Building Consent : Erection of front porch. Passed Awaiting a decision
21/00304/FPH 5 Dower House, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TZ Full Permission Householder : Erection of detached office outbuilding; store outbuilding; tripe car port; front porch and associated external landscaping works. Passed Awaiting a decision
21/00375/FPH Hill Cottage, Hitchwood Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7RY Full Permission Householder : Retention of detached outbuilding in rear garden Passed Unconditional Permission
21/00097/FPH 15 Chequers Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TX Full Permission Householder : Single storey rear extension, raise existing rear extension roof height to match and partial conversion to the rear of the existing attached single garage for use as habitable accommodation Passed Conditional Permission
20/02948/FPH Land Rear Of 3, Crunnells Green, Preston, Hertfordshire. Full Permission Householder : Erection of timber framed outbuilding to be used as workshop/artist studio/home office Passed Conditional Permission
20/02832/FP Kiln Wood Cottage, School Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7SA Full Planning Permission : Erection of one detached 2-bed dwelling following relocation of existing garage. Passed Conditional Permission
20/01564/FP Land Adjacent To Dungarvan, Back Lane, Preston, Hertfordshire, SG4 7UJ Full Planning Permission : Erection of one detached 4-bed and two detached 5-bed dwellings including garages and creation of vehicular access off Back Lane (as amended by plan received 19.11.2020). Passed Conditional Permission
20/02682/S73 Dower House, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TZ Section 73 Application : Change of use and extension of school dormitory (C2) to form 6 no. dwellings (C3), incorporating the following listed building works; demolition and removal of conservatory, fire escape stairs and storage sheds; erection of single storey extension to accommodation block and erection of cross
wing extension to north east wing; erection of lattice porch to south west elevation. Realignment of boundary wall adjacent the access; formation of amenity, parking areas and associated landscaping (Section 73 application – Removal of conditions 7 and 8 from Planning permission 17/02800/1 granted 09/05/2018).
Passed Awaiting a decision
20/02644/FP Chequers Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TT Full Planning Permission : Erection dog boarding kennels Castle Farm Passed Awaiting a decision
20/02116/FP Dower House, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TZ Full Planning Permission : Erection of timber gates to serve electrical substation. Passed Conditional Permission
20/02117/LBC Dower House, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TZ Listed Building Consent : Erection of timber gates to serve electrical substation. Passed Conditional Permission
20/02147/FPH 3 Castlefield, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7AZ Full Permission Householder : Two storey side extension. Passed Conditional Permission
20/01539/FP Barn Adjacent Dower House, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hertfordshire Full Planning Permission : Single storey rear extension, associated external and internal alterations to and part-demolition of curtilage listed barn to facilitate its conversion to a single dwelling. Passed Conditional Permission
20/01540/LBC Barn Adjacent Dower House, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hertfordshire Listed Building Consent : Single storey rear extension, associated external and internal alterations to and part-demolition of curtilage listed barn to facilitate its conversion to a single dwelling. Passed Conditional Permission
20/01064/FPH Hill Cottage, Hitchwood Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7RY Full Permission Householder : Replacement rear windows, insertion of two rear door openings at ground level and re-cladding of existing dormer on rear elevation. Passed Conditional Permission
20/01065/LBC Hill Cottage, Hitchwood Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7RY

 

Listed Building Consent : Replacement rear windows, insertion of two rear door openings at ground level and re-cladding of existing dormer on rear elevation. Passed Conditional Permission