Plans demands

SIR – Fundamental to the Local Development Plan is a consideration of the major demands on the traffic network by three existing major developments and two possible future developments. Luton Airport wants 30 million passengers a year and forecasts 60 per

SIR - Fundamental to the Local Development Plan is a consideration of the major demands on the traffic network by three existing major developments and two possible future developments.

Luton Airport wants 30 million passengers a year and forecasts 60 per cent will arrive by car. Assuming half come from south of Luton that is a vast amount of traffic on the M1 and parallel roads.

Butterfly World probably wants 10 million visitors a year and the new Sandridge Woodland would like several million visitors a year.

Then add Helioslough's proposals and the government demand for 7,200 homes in St Albans and the result will be permanent grid lock like that to be found in Lagos, Nigeria.


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