A public exhibition on controversial plans to build up to 330 homes on the outskirts of Great Ashby will be held next week.

The housing development on land known as Roundwood - to the north of Back Lane and west of Weston Road - forms part of North Herts Local Plan, which was approved in September.

Now developer Croudace, which submitted a planning application for the 10.8 hectare site in 2016, is preparing to present its current plans for Roundwood at a public exhibition at Great Ashby Community Centre in Whitehorse Lane on Monday, from 3.30pm to 7.30pm.

A Croudace spokesperson said: "The proposals for the site have continued to evolve since the 2016 planning application, and the event allows the opportunity to present the current plans to the public and for any feedback to be provided. There is no need to register, so please feel free to drop in at your convenience."

The 2016 planning application resulted in dozens of objections and the formation of the Say No to Roundwood campaign group, which currently has more than 400 members on Facebook.

Concerns include access, traffic and parking, the impact on services and the loss of Green Belt.

Croudace says it has "been working to produce a housing scheme which provides much-needed homes in a way which integrates with the existing community of Great Ashby".

The developer says the scheme will provide new homes - including 144 affordable units - to meet high and growing need for new housing, and that improvements will be made to Haybluff Drive and Mendip Way to increase capacity of the roads.

Two principal points of access are proposed, from Haybluff Drive and Back Lane, with the stretch of Weston Road from the junction with Calder Way and Back Lane to the new Haybluff Drive junction being closed to traffic to become a pedestrian and cycle track.

The development is set to include a range of one to five-bedroom homes, with most being houses with gardens, and Croudace says the number of parking spaces will meet North Herts Council's current requirements, which are more generous than those in force when the earlier phases of Great Ashby were built.

The information from the public exhibition will also be available to view online at roundwood.croudacehomes.co.uk from Monday (November 28) until December 12, including information on how to submit feedback.