New Planning Application:16 Homes At Fairways Garden Centre in Hullbridge Road

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 admin 1

A new planning application is just in, for 16 homes at Fairways Garden Centre in Hullbridge Road: Application Reference:17/00431/OUT Planning Portal Reference Number: PP-06028788 Address Of Proposal:Fairways Garden Centre , Hullbridge Road, Rayleigh, SS6 9QS Proposal: Outline Application to Demolish Commercial and Retail Units and Construct 4no. Two Bedroom, 8no. […]

Swim School Application Recommended For Refusal.

Sunday, April 30, 2017 admin 0

Even though it’s election time, normal council work still goes on. And there’s an interesting planning application on this week’s list: A planning application has just been submitted for a swim school in Rawreth Lane: Application Reference:17/00181/FUL Address Of Proposal:8 Imperial Park , Rawreth Lane, Rayleigh, SS6 9RS Proposal :Change […]

Trampolining, Industry, Education and Gospel

Saturday, April 22, 2017 admin 1

There’s a planning application at unit 8 on the Purdeys Way Industrial Estate. It’s for part of the unit to be for religious use – for the Praise Christian Centre International. The church will be open between 10am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm on Sunday. Part […]

Development Committee Meets On Thursday

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 admin 9

The Development Committee meets on Thursday to decide 3 applications: In Stambridge : 3 flats between 7 and 13 Cagefield Road (not green belt) In Rayleigh : 2 cycle shelters at the Approach Car Park. Only coming to the committee because it is council land. In Hawkwell: A yard in […]

Crofters Site Set For Refusal

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 admin 2

WE wrote recently about the closure of Crofters , and a planning application on the site: Parish : Rawreth Parish Council Ward : Downhall And Rawreth Location : Crofters Beke Hall Chase South Rayleigh Proposal : Outline Application To Demolish Cattery And Kennel Buildings And Enclosures And Redevelop Site To […]

A Long Night At The Development Committee

Friday, January 20, 2017 admin 0

The Development Committee meeting went on until 11 pm last night, and we didn’t even deal with the last item. Briefly: REFUSED BY 13 VOTES TO NIL (Refusal moved by Chris Black, on grounds of loss of residential amenity and potential noise) PASSED PASSED PASSED REFUSED (Refusal moved by Chris […]

The Loss Of Crofters

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 admin 0

We know that many local people will be disappointed at the loss of Crofters Kennels and Rescue Centre, as the Echo reports below. As far as we are aware, this isn’t any part of a council ‘plan’ – the landowner has submitted an application for 2 dwellings, so the council […]

Development Committee On Thursday

Monday, January 16, 2017 admin 0

The Development Committee of the District Council meets on Thursday evening at 7:30 . At the moment there are 6 applications on the agenda. You can find all the reports here. The 6 items are:

New Application At Timber Grove For 83 Dwellings And A Replacement Care Home

Monday, October 17, 2016 admin 5

There’s a new planning application at Timber Grove, off London Road. You can find it on the district council website here. Application Reference:16/00899/FUL Address Of Proposal:Timber Grove, London Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 9DT Proposal:Demolition of existing care home and all other buildings, erection of 83 dwellings comprising 5no. two bed […]

Grange Villa Application Passed

Friday, September 23, 2016 admin 1

The planning application for 47 new dwellings near Marks and Spencers along London Road was passed last night-  without Lib Dem support.  The location is  where a house called “Grange Villa” used to be. James  Newport writes about it it here.