In 2008 the University sponsored the excellent Hertfordshire Charrette which produced the Hertfordshire Guide to Growth. Most recently the Centre launched the Hertfordshire Guide To Growth - Five Years On. written by Dr Susan Parham and Mr James Hulme, which reviews the current development, design and planning situation in the county.
The report findings were explained and discussed at a very well attended and interesting research symposium held at the Riding School at Hatfield House on 23rd October 2014. With a range of great speakers, panel members, and participants the Symposium considered lessons from creating new settlements in Scotland and the planning, design and strategic issues for guiding growth in Hertfordshire.
The Proceedings of the Symposium can be