The Transport Background Study covers the policy context for transport, and provides statistics on different modes, summarises progress and identifies relevant schemes. In addition, significant additional work is required in relation to the centre of Hemel Hempstead and the industrial area.
The Hemel Hempstead Urban Transport Model was commissioned by the county highway authority to investigate the potential impact on the road network of development in Hemel Hempstead.
Local Model Validation Report - Draft Final (PDF 5.37MB)
Transport Model - Future Year Issues (PDF 430KB)
We encourage the provision of adequate cycle parking, according to standards defined in the Local Plan, at educational establishments, retail centres, public transport interchanges, leisure facilities, and other major journey hubs. Employers will be encouraged to provide cycle parking through the Dacorum Green Business Club.
The intent of this policy is to seek to ensure that provision is made for cycle facilities at existing locations, to the same standard as would currently be required at similar new developments.
Our main role in promoting cycling provision will be through publicity, ensuring provision of facilities through development proposals, and working with other bodies with appropriate resources for the provision of cycle facilities.
The Dacorum Cycle Strategy document (PDF 396 KB)
Assesses the relative merits of three growth options (northern, eastern and dispersed) for meeting the target of 17,000 new homes (2006-2031) set out in the East of England Plan. Note: This regional target has since been quashed and Regional Spatial Strategies revoked.
The Urban Design Assessment was completed in January 2006.
The study covers the borough's three towns (Hemel Hempstead,
Berkhamsted and Tring) and three large villages (Markyate,
Bovingdon and Kings Langley).
A strategy plan and set of settlement principles are provided
for each of the towns and villages. These define the broad "Urban
Design Zones" into which the settlements have been sub-divided.
These Urban Design Zones have been created on the basis of existing
characteristics, reflecting the morphology, density and typologies
of each area, and an understanding of how these areas should be
viewed in the light of any potential development or regeneration of
Key 'gaps' in the coverage of existing Local Plan policies and
supplementary guidance are highlighted and suggestions made as to
how these could be addressed through the new Local Development
Executive Summary of
Urban Design Assessment (PDF 209 KB)
Borough Wide Report (PDF 803 KB)
Hempstead Report Part 1 (PDF 5.71 MB)
Hempstead Report Part 2 (PDF 7.40 MB)
Hempstead Report Part 3 (PDF 4.96 MB)
Hempstead Report Part 4 (PDF 2.15 MB)
Report Part 1 (PDF 2.62 MB)
Report Part 2 (PDF 1.37 MB)
Report Part 3 (PDF 865 KB)
Report Part 4 (PDF 2.93 MB)
Report Part 5 (PDF 269 KB)
Report Part 6 (PDF 7.10 MB)
Report Part 7 (PDF 3.97 MB)
Report Part 8 (PDF 1.87 MB)
Report Part 1 (PDF 4.82 MB)
Report Part 2 (PDF 5.37 MB)
Report Part 3 (PDF 6.63 MB)
Report Part 4 (PDF 9.40 MB)
Report Part 5 (PDF 6.07 MB)
Report Part 6 (PDF 2.53 MB)
Report Part 1 (PDF 5.48 MB)
Report Part 2 (PDF 8.81 MB)
Report Part 3 (PDF 7.01 MB)
Report Part 4 (PDF 1.09 MB)
Report Part 1 (PDF 6.85 MB)
Report Part 2 (PDF 3.87 MB)
Langley Report Part 1 (PDF 5.86 MB)
Langley Report Part 2 (PDF 4.02 MB)
Langley Report Part 3 (PDF 3.41 MB)
Langley Report Part 4 (PDF 2.42 MB)
Town Photo Log (not available electronically)
Village Photo Log (not available electronically)
The Hemel Hempstead Urban Transport Model was commissioned by the county highway authority to investigate the potential impact on the road network of development in Hemel Hempstead. This report examines the impact of the local allocations proposed at Hemel Hempstead in the Core Strategy.
Hemel Hempstead Urban Transport Model - Test Western Hemel Study (PDF 345 KB)
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DIAMOND Application for South-West Hertfordshire (PDF 2.65 MB)
Maylands Area Travel Plan - Final Draft (2011-2016) (PDF 1.07 MB)
Maylands Parking Strategy - Final Draft (PDF 385 KB)
Urban Design Assessment Update (PDF 4.20 MB)
The model has been commissioned to help understand the impact of the level of new housing development proposed under the Pre-Submission Site Allocations DPD (September 2014) on the local road network in the town and the likely need for a range of transport improvements.
Hemel Hempstead transport model update: 2031 scenario testing (PDF 2.26 MB)
Hemel Hempstead transport model update: 2031 scenario testing - explanatory note (PDF 216 KB)
Help shape the future of Dacorum by having your say on our revised draft Local Plan. The deadline for making comments is 11.59pm on Monday 11 December 2023. Find out more and give your feedback. ×
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