This Is No Pint Sized Planning Application

Saturday, January 18, 2020 Editor 2

11 flats are proposed for The White Horse site in Rochford. The application proposal is to Demolish Public House and construct three storey building comprising 1no. one-bed and 10no. 2-bed flats with new access parking and amenity areas As usual, the full application and comments can be submitted on the […]

RDC Budget Survey Closes 12th January 2020

Sunday, January 12, 2020 Editor 1

Today is the last day of the budget survey. If you want to tell the Council how YOUR council tax should be spent complete their survey here. Normally out of the whole District they get around 150 responding – http://rochford.gov.uk/budgetsurvey

Over 13,500 affordable homes lost through office conversions

Saturday, January 11, 2020 Editor 0

Communities have potentially lost out on more than 13,500 desperately-needed affordable homes in the past four years as a result of rules allowing offices to be converted into housing without planning permission, new analysis by the Local Government Association has revealed. In some parts of the country, office conversions carried […]

Merry Christmas & Thank You

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Editor 0

We’d like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy Year New Year. Thank you for all your support throughout the year. With very best wishes for the New Year Bruce, Chris, Craig, James & Ron

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Merry Christmas & Thank You

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Editor 0

We’d like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy Year New Year. Thank you for all your support throughout the year. With very best wishes for the New Year Bruce, Chris, Craig, James & Ron

Crown Hill Flats Planning Application Unanimously Refused

Saturday, December 21, 2019 Editor 1

The development committee was unanimous in its decision to refuse the reserved matters planning application (19/00862/REM) for 5, 2 bedroom flats on Crown Hill, this week. Outline planning permission has been previously granted for this site (18/01144/OUT) Going against the officers recommendation of approval, concerns were raised by the committee […]

South Essex Plan Consultation

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Editor 0

Rochford District Council wants to know how we should seek your views as part of the planning process for the ‘South Essex Plan.’ The six Local Authorities in South Essex (Basildon, Brentwood, Castle Point, Rochford, Southend and Thurrock), together with Essex County Council, are currently working together across local authority […]

Reserved Matters Planning Application Called In For Crown Hill Application

Sunday, December 15, 2019 Editor 0

One item on the development committee has been ‘called in’ this week by an Independent Cllr. (Link Here) The reserved matters application is to deal with RESERVED MATTERS APPLICATION RELATING TO ACCESS, LANDSCAPING, LAYOUT AND SCALE FOR OUTLINE PLANNING CONSENT (18/01144/OUT) FOR THE DEMOLITION OF AN EXISTING DWELLING AND CONSTRUCTION […]

Rochford District Council Launches Not So ‘Oven Ready’ Budget Survey

Friday, December 13, 2019 Editor 4

Rochford District Council launches its not so ‘oven ready’ budget survey today, with our quick to notice Cllr Cannell, discovering that it didn’t quite have the correct ingredients. Having taken to twitter to advise the Council of its error in the wordings of questions, the Council subsequently has republished the […]