Our successes

Countryside in the Green Belt in North Hertfordshire, east of Luton Chris Howe

In this section we highlight some of the campaigning successes in which CPRE Hertfordshire has played a part. Since our founding in 1928 we’ve been advocating for the countryside, for everyone to value and enjoy.

Early successes - the Green Belt, 1938
Early successes - the Town and Country Planning Act, 1947
West of Stevenage, 1960s to today
Nuthampstead, 1969
East of Luton, early 2000s to today
Weston Hills wind turbine proposal, 2008
Benington wind turbine proposal, 2008 to 2012
Wayside Farm, 2017
Speculative 'plotlands' at Digswell, Box Wood, and Little Gaddesden, 2020