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11/04/2014

Plans Submitted For £260m Health Campus

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The £260m Watford Health Campus project has taken another significant step forward with the submission of a hybrid planning application for the major regeneration scheme.

The part outline and part detailed applications, comprising 375,000sq ft of hospital redevelopment space, retail and business areas, housing and public open space, were submitted following extensive community engagement with the local community earlier in the year.

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The Watford Health Campus project, which is a long-held ambition for the town, is gaining momentum after the project team also secured a detailed planning consent in December 2013 for the construction of a new hospital blue light link, which sits at the heart of the scheme and will improve access from the M1 to Watford Hospital.

Work on the new link road is due to start towards the end of this year, taking around 18 months to complete. VolkerFitzpatrick has been selected to deliver the road and associated infrastructure.

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