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

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 admin 4

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. […]

Council’s 2017 Citizen Of The Year Is Hullbridge’s Dave Record

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 admin 0

From the District Council website: Local people who make a big difference to the Rochford district were celebrated at Rochford District Council’s annual Citizen of the Year Awards ceremony on Monday, May 8. The overall Citizen of the Year 2017 award was presented to Dave Record from Hullbridge. Nominations received […]

FLOOD WARNING For Hullbridge Riverside Properties

Thursday, January 12, 2017 admin 3

The Government Flood Information Service warns here about a high risk of flooding for Hullbridge riverside properties tomorrow: There is a high risk of flooding due to a combination of extreme weather and high tides. The forecast high water is due at Clacton on Friday 13th January 2017 at 1:00pm. […]

Development Update

Friday, September 30, 2016 admin 0

As regular readers will know, the Liberal Democrat councillors OPPOSED the principle of development of any of the green fields between London Road , Rawreth Lane and the A1245 .  We were concerned about many things – including the extra traffic , increased risk of flooding in Rawreth , and  […]

More On Streetlighting

Monday, December 21, 2015 admin 0

It seems that there is a delay in faulty streetlights being inspected, due to long-term illness, for which we can only sympathise with the person(s) concerned. However the County Council do need to raise their game on this! By special request, here are a couple more maps to show the […]

Mortimer Road To Be Closed Off???

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 admin 25

The big application for housing on the Hullbridge / Rawreth borders now has another aspect to consider. The applicants are quite rightly being expected to help fund improvements to the Hullbridge Road / Rawreth Lane junction – and have submitted the below road design. This isn’t definite yet – a […]

Hullbridge Application Delayed

Monday, September 7, 2015 admin 1

News from the District Council about the big ” SW Hullbridge” application: The Council has received notification from the applicant to confirm that, following a conversation with the Environment Agency, further fluvial modelling is required of the nearby watercourse. That being the case, the application will not be reported to […]

This Is Where It Is….

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 admin 5

For anyone wondering exactly where the “Hullbridge” application is (it also includes a bit of Rawreth parish), here’s the official location plan: It’s worth mentioning here a recent comment by Councillor John Mason: I understand that ECC Highways as Statutory Consultee has Recommended as follows. Prior to first occupation, Highway […]

What Is Going On?

Thursday, July 9, 2015 admin 5

As Linda Kendall has mentioned in a comment today, the big housing application on the Hullbridge / Rawreth borders is NOT going to be dealt with on July 23rd. It is being delayed until a later date. This is apparently because the Gibraltar-based applicants want to work on some matters. […]

Big Hullbridge Application On July 23rd

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 admin 2

The big housing application on the Hullbridge/ Rawreth borders will come to the Development Committee on July 23rd. This will be the only item on the agenda – other planning applications will be dealt with on a different night.


Wednesday, May 27, 2015 admin 3

Councillor Michael Hoy writes here about Watery Lane – and he doesn’t mince his words: Of all the issues that are raised for me to deal with the one which gives rise to most issues is Watery Lane, yet this road falls completely outside of my Division as it comes […]