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. […]

Alas , No Time To Write Much Tonight

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 admin 0

County Council candidates Chris Stanley and Chris Black did our duty tonight and went to the Annual Rawreth Parish Meeting No sign of the other County Council candidates though. It was an interesting – and passionate – meeting. We’re off to our beds now to get some sleep before an […]

Michelins Farm Update: Council Get An Interim Injunction Until Tomorrow

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 admin 0

From the District Council website: “Rochford District Council has successfully obtained a High Court Interim Injunction after Travellers moved onto a site in Rayleigh. The High Court Order was obtained on Friday March 31 after approximately 19 caravans moved onto the site in Michelins Farm, Arterial Road, in an effort […]

Michelins Farm

Friday, March 31, 2017 admin 3

Michelins Farm is the area of land to the north-west of the Fairglen Interchange, just inside Rayleigh’s boundaries. Not much farming goes on there, but it has caused a lot of controversy. For one thing, there was the huge tyre fire in March 2015. Also the District Council has a […]

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 […]

The Future Of Fairglen

Saturday, February 4, 2017 admin 1

As the Echo reports here,  the County Council has plans to improve the important Fairglen junction , where the A127 meets the A130. However they haven’t announced exactly what plans they have – they will be making an announcement to coincide with some consultation sessions. The County Council website explains […]

That Waste Site Could Be Here A Lot Sooner than 2026

Saturday, January 14, 2017 admin 0

Chris Black and Chris Stanley wrote recently about the proposal for a waste site at Dollymans Farm , on the Rawreth – Basildon border. This isn’t a council idea, but has been supported by a government inspector . We wrote that: She was concerned about a likely lack of capacity […]

More On The Dollymans Farm Waste Proposal (UPDATED)

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 admin 11

Back in November we wrote about surprise plans for a new waste site on part of Dollymans Farm, on the Rawreth / Basildon border. Tomorrow a 6 week consultation begins on the proposal – and we will give more details about the consultation process tomorrow night. This evening local councillors  […]

Back For 2017 !

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 admin 3

Rawreth Parish Council meets tomorrow tonight in the Village Hall at 7:30 . Nothing sensational on the agenda, but a chance for some genuine debate, local residents to raise local issues and for everyone to have a hot drink !

Waste Site For Rawreth / Basildon Border?

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 admin 2

We didn’t see this one coming… Essex County Council and Southend-on-Sea Borough Council as have been working jointly over a number of years to prepare a Replacement Waste Local Plan. The draft Replacement Waste Local Plan was submitted to the Government for independent examination by a Planning Inspector. We have […]

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 […]