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Major projects and redevelopments

Major Projects & Redevelopment schemes are delivered by the Capital Projects Team, who sit in the Council’s Commercial & Development Department. 

Current schemes being delivered by this team are:

City Centre Opportunity Site (CCOS), St Albans Toggle accordion

St Albans City and District Council is completing a transformational project to build new housing and business space at a development site in the heart of St Albans, called the City Centre Opportunity Site (CCOS).

The project is currently split into two elements:

  • CCOS South – comprising the redevelopment of the area formerly occupied by the City’s former police station and the former NHS Trust’s health centre. The planning application for this site can be viewed here.
  • CCOS North – comprising Bricket Road car park & area to the rear of the Alban Arena. Proposals are currently being developed for this site and the details of any public consultation on the proposals will be added in due course. 

Harpenden Leisure & Cultural Development Toggle accordion

This project involves the extension & transformation of the existing Harpenden Swimming Pool building into a modern integrated Leisure Centre for a variety of sports and activities. The new facility will include:

  • The existing swimming pool with a new larger learner pool
  • A new larger gym facility
  • A new Sports Hall
  • A new Café 

In conjunction the existing Sports Centre is being converted into a new Arts & Cultural Centre, integrating a museum display area dedicated to Harpenden’s historic past. 

An updated FAQ’s document can be found here, providing further information about the development, current construction progress and operation queries about the Swimming Pool and Sports Centre whilst construction work progresses. 

Progression of the works on site can be viewed here using our time-lapse camera. 

Details of the current planning application can be viewed here. 

Ridgeview, London Colney Toggle accordion

Transformation of 4 blocks of flats in London Colney to provide both temporary accommodation for homeless people and private rental accommodation, involving reconfiguration of existing buildings, energy efficiency improvements and upgrades of kitchens, bathrooms and fittings. 

Details of the current planning application can be viewed here. 

Leyland Avenue (formerly Sopwell Youth Club), St Albans Toggle accordion

Redevelopment of a former Youth Club site to provide 7 houses for private sale. This project is currently being explored as a modern methods of construction pilot for the Council. 

Details of the current planning application can be viewed here. 

Noke Shot, Harpenden Toggle accordion

Redevelopment of a former garage site to provide residential units as a mixture of social housing and private sale. 

Details of the current planning application can be viewed here.

If you require further information about any of our projects, please contact us.

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