Live: Plans for new Sky Studios in Borehamwood decided

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  • A huge new film studios is to be built in Borehamwood after councillors tonight showed their support for a major proposal.
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  • Sky have been seeking to build a film studios on land between Rowley Lane and the A1.
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  • And although they have been working closely with Hertsmere Borough Council on this project, they needed to impress the planning committee and quash any concerns the committee may have.
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  • In the end, the committee were hugely in favour of the scheme. In particular, councillors were excited about the economic impact the studios could have on Hertsmere, and how it could help locals, particularly youngsters and jobs.
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  • The plans were approved unanimously subject to a section 106 agreement.
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  • The new studios will cement Borehamwood as one of the places to be for film and television, joining the already successful Elstree Studios and BBC Elstree Centre.
  • For more details about the proposal and what committee members thought about the scheme, read our updates from our live blog below.


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