For sale sign on 20-acre field
Part of the 20-acre field, also known as Friday Grove, is up for sale. 5.8 acres is on the market for £25k an acre.
The estate agent handling the sale says the land, which is in the green belt, is being sold for grazing, but says that could change in five to 10 years.
There site has been subject to much discussion over the years and you can follow developments by clicking on the related news links below.
Most recently, in October 2007, there was an attempt to sell the whole site by auction, but the reserve price of £900k+ was not met.
The estate agent selling the 5.8 acres is Taylor Langton Associates from St Albans.
You can discuss the 20-acre field in this site's forum.
17 April 2009
Green belt auction concern - 4 October 2007
Friday Grove under the hammer - 30 September 2007
Friday Grove appeal decision - 14 July 2007
Friday Grove appeal dismissed - 14 July 2007
Friday Grove appeal set - 14 March 2007
Public inquiry re Friday Grove - 24 October 2006
20-acre field owner to appeal - 12 April 2006
Green belt country house rejected - 6 April 2006
Opposition to country house urged - 3 April 2006
Country house rejected by council - 29 July 2004
Letters set out green belt concerns - 2 January 2004
Country house proposed on green belt land - 29 December 2003
Friday Grove letter from NMDGBS - 29 December 2003
Council handed second greenbelt petition - 23 July 2003
Council to be handed second greenbelt petition - 22 July 2003
Green belt petition handed to council - 17 June 2003
Green belt letter to council - 17 June 2003
Opposition to green belt changes grows - 8 June 2003
Green belt update meeting planned - 29 May 2003
Politicians back green belt campaign - 22 May 2003
Green belt proposal opposed - 20 May 2003