Hitchin sorting office redevelopment application due within next few weeks

Hitchin sorting office

Hitchin sorting office - Credit: Archant

OFFICIAL plans for a former Royal Mail sorting office will be submitted “within a few weeks”.

The Hitchin site, situated between Portmill Lane and Hermitage Road, was bought by Hitchin-based Whitebarn Developments.

The company says it wants to redevelop the site, building a mix of residential and leisure facilities, restaurants and cafes, as well as a hotel.

Mark Shadbolt, from Whitebarn, said the application would be submitted in the coming weeks.

It follows consultation with residents and discussions with council officers and members.

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