20,000 homes: What they said

PUBLISHED: 11:31 09 February 2006 | UPDATED: 09:35 06 May 2010

* David Capner, West of Stevenage Consortium, talking about the town centre: There is a hostile environment at night and would not attract a small developer. It needs new action to create a new environment. * Kevin Fitzgerald, Campaign for Rural England

* David Capner, West of Stevenage Consortium, talking about the town centre: "There is a hostile environment at night and would not attract a small developer. It needs new action to create a new environment."

* Kevin Fitzgerald, Campaign for Rural England: "We do not see the need for a large town 10 miles from Luton."

* Jed Griffiths of East Herts District Council: "We support the general thrust for regeneration around Stevenage."

* John McBride, Herts Chamber of Commerce: "It is essential there is business space to expand. There is no sense in creating a lot of houses without the businesses to sustain those who live in them."

* Mike Burchell of the East of England Regional Assembly: "Development in The Langley Valley should be constrained in the visual envelope."

* Richard Javes Stevenage Borough Council: "There is a need for some certainty in the strategy to deliver it by 2021.


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