Hatfield Town Centre Car Parks

Over the next 10 years Hatfield town centre will be redeveloped to help attract new businesses and provide more jobs for local people. As part of this work Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council will be consulting with residents and businesses about the parking arrangements in Hatfield.

This web page will be used to keep a record of consultation documents sent to residents and businesses.  As the work progresses each new consultation document will be added to the table below.  If you cannot find a document please tell us by emailing our Contact Centre.  We will add the document to the table as soon as possible.

Parking Restrictions Consultations

Consultation document

Hatfield Town Centre car parks

The Common car park,  Hatfield town centre

The scheme to amend the Traffic Regulation Order to facilitate the parking improvements has now completed.

There are a number of benefits which include:

  • Widening the parking bays
  • Increased the number of disabled bays from 8 to 10 
  • Introduce a loading bay
  • Colour coded the restricted sections

The restrictions will become operational in this car park on the 10th June 2015. 


pdf icon The Common car park - Traffic Regulation Order 2nd Amendment May 2015 [2MB]

pdf icon Letter to businesses - Dated 9th March 2015 [196KB]

pdf icon Letter to businsses and residents - 7th October 2014 [819KB]

Hatfield Town Centre car parks - Review of the parking restrictions introduced on March 2013.

The restrictions have been instrumental in improving the turn over of parking spaces within the town centre and this should encourage more visitors now parking is more freely available. With the creation of the skate park in Link Drive which reduced the number of all day parking spaces and other requests from affected parties and these were circulated to the businesses in July 2013.

The amended proposals were advertised in the Welwyn Hatfield Times on the 12 February 2014.

The decision of the Cabinet Housing Planing Panel was to proceed with the amendment of the current Traffic Regulation Order as advertised in the Notice of Intent on the 19 February 2014. This decision was ratified at a Cabinet meeting on 8 April 2014 and the Traffic Regulation Order was sealed on 3 July 2014, these became operational on the 4 August 2014.

pdf icon Review of Hatfield car park restrictions - July 2013 [56KB]

pdf icon Proposed change to current car park restrictions [1MB]

pdf icon Sealed Order - Hatfield Town Centre car park amendment July 2014 [547KB]

pdf icon Car park restrictions - 4 August 2014 [490KB]

Hatfield Town Centre car parks - Initial changes to restrictions within the car parks

During 2012/13 consultation was carried out with the businesses and residents within the town centre. A number of informal consultations were carried out before formally advertising the proposals.

Notice of making Various Car Parks Hatfield Off-Street Parking Places Order 2012 14-02-2013

The Borough of Welwyn Hatfield (Various Car Parks Hatfield) (Off-Street Parking Places) Order 2012

pdf icon Notice of making Various Car Parks Hatfield Off-Street Parking Places Order 2012 14-02-2013 [26KB]

pdf icon Various Car Parks Hatfield Off-Street Parking Places Order 2012 [9MB]


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