‘What do you think of our new homes plan?’

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Plans to turn a church and its grounds into 14 family houses go on display tonight, Friday.

The plans will be on show at Adeyfield Free Church in Leverstock Green Road, Hemel Hempstead, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

Architect Jonathan Tucker, owner of the firm Nett Assets, has been working on the scheme and will give a presentation on the plan at 8pm.

He told the HeraldExpress that each of the homes would have two car parking spaces, so that new homeowners would not be forced to park on nearby residential roads. There will be plenty of spaces for visitors too, he said.

He said: “It’s not going to cause any problems for the local infrastructure and should not cause any problems for the neighbours.”

About half of the homes in the development will have three bedrooms and the rest will have four.

There are no plans for any affordable houses on the development.

But Mr Tucker said: “The prices will be fairly affordable, anyway.”

The three-bedroom homes are expected to cost between £150,000 and £160,000 and the four-bedrooms will be priced at about £220,000.

Mr Tucker said a planning application for the work on the church’s 1.5 acre site is likely to be submitted to Dacorum Borough Council within two weeks.

The church is planning to relocate to a more suitable site on the Maylands Industrial Estate. Plans for the move will also be displayed during the tomorrow’s exhibition.