Application for Power Station

Two associated applications have been submitted for development in Rawreth

  • Development of a 49.99 MW Battery Storage Facility with associated infrastructure and landscaping
  • Development of a 49.99 MW Gas Fired Electricity Generating Facility with Associated Infrastructure and Landscaping

This is the first time we’ve had to consider this type of application so we will be having to do a bit of research on this.

The full application details are here

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Jim
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First reaction is ” yet more prolonged construction activity” – ( Materials & Labour traffic ) coincident with multiple sites in the area – both in Wickford and Rayleigh ( for example Grange Villa / North of London Rd / Timber Grove in particular close proximity ). When are the local authorities going to think outside the individual application boxes and consider the combined negative impact on an area already short on local facilities and long on traffic chaos / poor air quality etc;etc;etc. The much vaunted ‘Local Plan’ is suppose to dictate 5-10-20 year development direction , it is’nt… Read more »
Alistir Matthews
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Alistir Matthews
There appears to be yet another application for a gas fired power station in Rawreth near to Chichester Hotel on a green field site . Under reference number 17/01110/FUL . The Parish Council understood the previous application would not create too many problems but this one seems to have appeared under the radar as it so similiar with no local consultation ,as with the other project . To have two power stations in a rural Parish is totally unacceptable ,as has been said over many years Rawreth is being sacrificed on the altar of unacceptable development . This has to… Read more »
Sue Murton
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Sue Murton

I totally agree this development will be huge and not needed. Plans cannot be looked at online as they are unavailable.