Countryside Submit Plans For Phase 1

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 admin 8

From Countryside’s website: Plans submitted for Phase 1 of development at West of Rayleigh. Countryside has submitted detailed plans and designs for the first 192 new homes on land north of London Road and south of Rawreth Lane in Rayleigh, Essex to Rochford District Council. In 2016, Rochford District 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.https://rochford.cmis.uk.com/rochford/Meetings/tabid/73/ctl/ViewMeetingPublic/mid/410/Meeting/4400/Committee/834/SelectedTab/Documents/Default.aspx The 6 items are:

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  […]

Evening Consultation On October 4th

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 admin 3

The District Council has advised interested individuals and organisations today that there will be an evening consultation on the new local plan: ” …..As an individual or organisation registered on the Council’s mailing list, and as part of the early engagement that the Council is actively undertaking to inform the […]

“The Text Was Too Small For This Forty-Year-Old’s Eyes”

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 admin 2

James Newport writes here about the consultation workshop in Rayleigh, and he isn’t very impressed. First of all, the presentation was made less effective by hard-to-read text on the PowerPoint displays and hard-to-hear speech fighting against the sound of the air conditioning. Secondly, the concept of ‘a walk around the […]

An Important Consultation

Monday, September 12, 2016 admin 0

The district council are running an online survey about future planning issues. You can find the link by clicking here. This may be everyone’s best chance to influence future decisions – so respond and ask your local friends to do as well. The deadline is 5 pm on October 10th. […]

Bullwood Hall

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 admin 8

The new drastically-reduced-in-size Development Committee meets tomorrow evening at 7:30 . You can find the details here. The main application is in Bullwood Hall Lane, Hockley. It is an outline application for the demolition of the prison complex building, conversion of Bullwood Hall to residential use and residential development , […]

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. […]

Here We Go Again….

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 admin 2

Keep your eyes peeled on this one. There could be more planning battles to fight… From the District Council website: Call for Sites (current stage) The Council is looking to gather information from landowners and developers about land particularly brownfield/previously developed land that might be considered suitable for […]