The site today
The site is located at Broadwater Road, Welwyn Garden City and is approximately 1.22 hectares (3.01 acres) in size. The land is derelict and in urgent need of regeneration. It was formally owned and used by the University of Hertfordshire as a research and development complex. The University no longer needed the facility and a marketing report carried out on its behalf recommended that the site was best suited to residential development due to its close proximity to the train station, town centre and neighbouring family homes.