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 […]

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Two Extra Sites For Housing In Rayleigh?

Monday, March 16, 2015 admin 15

Back in 2010 we said that the District Council shouldn’t have continued so far in to the future with their Core Strategy: Of course , once land is taken out of the Green Belt, it?s very hard to protect it again. Wouldn?t it better to let future councillors ? in […]

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A View From Hullbridge

Friday, February 27, 2015 admin 15

The submission from the Hullbridge Residents Association to the planning application on the Hullbridge/ Rawreth borders can now be found on the council website here. It’s not a brief letter either, not even a long letter, its 46 pages long….

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Amenity Space Saved, Wakering Development Squeaks Through……

Thursday, September 25, 2014 admin 1

At tonight’s meeting of the Development Committee: The outline? application for 6 dwellings on the amenity space at Brocksford Avenue was refused by an overwhelming vote of councillors. Refusal was moved by? Ian? Ward and seconded by Heather Glynn. This pleased the public gallery, which was packed with concerned residents. […]

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“Rochford Fears Possible Merger With Wickford”

Saturday, April 19, 2014 admin 6

Slightly surprising comments in the Echo from Councillor Keith Hudson, bearing in mind that the Conservative Group has already voted to allocate enough housing to double the population of the parish of Rawreth, that also causes a merger with both Hullbridge and Rayleigh: ROCHFORD Council fears overdevelopment in Wickford could […]

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What The Leaders Said….

Friday, March 14, 2014 admin 24

The minutes of the last full District Council Meeting are now on the council website. All the four group leaders are quoted on the Allocations Document, which the Tories pushed through on the night: The Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group, Cllr C I Black, made reference to the Allocations […]