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Final Petition to Stop Rail Freight Terminal

Final Petition to Stop Rail Freight Terminal

Although all legal avenues have been exhausted, campaigners have not given up hope over the giant lorry terminal on the former Radlett aerodrome at Park Street. 

The best way of doing this is to make our opposition so clear to the county council that they do not rush to sell the crucial parcel of land.  Without it Helioslough cannot begin work. 

We need at least 10,000 signatures on the e-petition tabled by former St Stephens parish councillor Jay Baillie calling on the county council not to sell the land.  With 10,000 signatures it has to be debated at a full meeting of the county council and every county councillor will have to stand up and be counted. 

You can sign the petition here.

You may already have signed.  If so, thank you but are there any friends or other family members you can rope in?  The only requirement is that they live in Hertfordshire.  And you can reassure friends elsewhere in the county that there is no risk of this project being dumped on them – the alternative (better) sites are at Sundon and Colnbrook.

This is way beyond party politics.  Anne Main has been assiduous in this campaign, Kerry Pollard is also promoting this petition.

The current huge queues on the A414 and knock-on congestion in south St Albans because of the Napsbury Lane bridge repairs show just how fragile our highway infrastructure already is.  It will be a nightmare if the terminal goes ahead for both road users and rail commuters, and the damage to the Green Belt and to the historic setting of St Albans will be irreversible.

Please, please take that moment to sign the petition now.

Extract from email sent by Sandy Walkington

 
by Philip Kenchington, allaboutstalbans.com - 03/09/2015 00:00

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