Contractor finally chosen for Churchgate redevelopment in Hitchin

A contractor has finally been chosen to redevelop Hitchin s Churchgate shopping precinct. North Herts District Council (NHDC) agreed last night to award the contract to Simons Developments, the only developer left in the running for the deal. A NHDC spoke

A contractor has finally been chosen to redevelop Hitchin's Churchgate shopping precinct.

North Herts District Council (NHDC) agreed last night to award the contract to Simons Developments, the only developer left in the running for the deal.

A NHDC spokesman said today: "In line with the Public Contract Regulations the council now enters a mandatory standstill period, at the conclusion of which the contract will be signed. Further details on the next steps to be taken on the project will be provided when the contract is signed, which is anticipated to be mid-March 2010.