70 Hockley Homes, An Ashingdon Dementia Unit, 9 Rayleigh Flats And Some External Stairs




You can download this week’s list of new planning applications here.

Here are details of four of them:

70 new homes? in Folly Lane, Hockley:


Parish: Hockley Parish Council

Ward: Hockley West

Responsibility:Committee/Weekly List

Officer: Mrs Claire Buckley

Proposal: Erection of 70 Dwellings, Together With Improvements to Existing

Access, Pedestrian Access, Car Parking, Landscaping, Open

Space, and Related Works

Location: Pond Chase Nursery Folly Lane Hockley

Applicant: Charles Church

15-bedroom dementia unit in Ashingdon:


Parish: Ashingdon Parish Council

Ward: Ashingdon And Canewdon


Committee /Weekly List

Officer: Mr Mike Stranks

Proposal: Demolish Existing Outbuildings And Construct Single Storey

Extension To Create 15 Bedroom Dementia Unit

Location: Ashingdon Hall Church Road Ashingdon

Applicant: Mavis Wood Ltd

(there is also an application for listed building consent)

9 flats in Castle Road, Rayleigh:



Parish:Rayleigh Town Council


Responsibility:Committee/Weekly List

Officer: Ms Katie Rodgers

Proposal:Change of Use From Gymnasium/Beauty Salonn to 6 No 1- bed

and 1No. 2-bed Self-contained Flats to Ground and First Floors

and add Additional Floor With 2 No 1-bed Flats

Location: 5A Castle Road Rayleigh

Applicant: Land Investments Rayleigh Ltd

An amendment to add external stairs to an application by the big pond in Down Hall Road, Rayleigh ,

passed on appeal in 2007:


Parish: Rayleigh Town Council



Officer: Miss Elizabeth Thorogood

Proposal: Non-material Amendment Comprising Provision of External Stairs

to Approved Development of 7no Flats as Approved on 12th

October 2007 Under Application 07/00121/FUL

Location: 89 Down Hall Road Rayleigh

Applicant : IArch Consulting

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  • What about this interesting Application?

    Application for Prior Approval for the Change of Use of Agricultural Building (North Unit) to Class C1 Apartotel :Ivanhoe Nurseries Ironwell Lane Hawkwell


    If you read the above the Government has decided that Agricultural Buildings may be converted without much formality to Class C1 (hotels).

    Yes you read that right !!

    But under the new Government rules this cannot and will not go to Councillors to decide on whether to Approve or Refuse.

    The Decision will be made purely and solely by Council Planning Officers and we are not even sure whether we or residents can even comment.

    As Ward Members we will, of course, and so should any residents who are interested.

    Just put the reference 15/00578/DPDP3 into http://maps.rochford.gov.uk/DevelopmentControl.aspx?RequestType=ParseTemplate&Template=DevelopmentControlSearch.tmplt

  • Has anyone checked the small print ? – only the last time there were 3 items on the agenda it was followed by a secret session to orchestrate a retreat from the
    23-10 vote taken on 29/01/15 ( rejection of Countryside OPP ).

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