Named The Eight Gardens, it will include 1,214 homes, and built in 11 blocks including towers of 28, 24, and 22 storeys.
On the former site of The Range, which was relocated to Watford Arches Retail Park.
The height of the Cranes gives an indication of what is to come.
The 28 one will eclipse the current 24 storey tower in Ascot Road, on the other side of Watford, that is nearly finished.
The Watford Observer released a list of where more homes are planned, which includes:
- Watford police station
- Sainsbury’s next to the parade
- Asda, Dome Roundabout
- Waterfields Retail Park
- Wiggenhall Depot
- Croxley View, Holywell
- Former Mothercare HQ
- Meriden school
Watford mayor Peter Taylor has often described Watford’s housing targets as “unrealistic”. There has also been growing resentment, often directed at the council, for its approval of some huge schemes in Watford, such as the 24 storey tower that is nearly complete in Ascot Road, as well of towers of 28, 24, and 22 storeys for St Albans Road.
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