Rawreth Lane / Hullbridge Road Roundabout Update

Sunday, February 17, 2019 Editor 6

Some residents have received a letter from David Wilson homes to inform them that works will start on the 18th February 2019 for approximately 2 weeks to remove some of the hedges. These are required in connection with the scheduled road improvements. We can only assume that this is in […]

16 Dwellings Approved for Fairways Garden Centre

Friday, December 14, 2018 Editor 1

This post was last updated [last-modified] In a vote of 7-5, the application for 16 dwellings, that has been back and forth to Development Committee was approved. More on this later The officer’s report throws up some interesting elements There are a number of mobile homes/caravans on the site put […]

Hullbridge Residents Fight Against Developers

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Editor 0

As developers move in to Hullbridge to demolish old buildings on the Malyons Farm site, some residents are unhappy with the use of Malyons Lane for heavy plant and machinery. Listen to the clip below to hear Michael Hoy (Green Party), the Portfolio Holder at RDC and Brian Carlton (HRA) […]

Hullbridge Residents Revolt Over Developers Access to Site

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Editor 0

Hullbridge residents have had to take matters into their own hands due to the planned demolition of building on the Maylons Farm site by Barratt David Wilsons. Part of the planning conditions for the 500 houses is to build a new access road, but BDW have once again tried to […]

The Last Supper: Fairways Redevelopment Returns

Friday, August 10, 2018 Editor 0

onlineFOCUS readers will know that we’ve seen this application before. Home to the popular diner, Fairways cafe, and other small businesses, this site is located in the Downhall & Rawreth ward. Details of the new application are; Outline Application to Demolish Commercial and Retail Units and Construct 4no. Two Bedroom, 7no. Three Bedroom […]

500 Homes for Hullbridge Recommended for Refusal

Saturday, July 14, 2018 Editor 4

onlineFOCUS readers will be aware of the slow pace of the planning application for 500 houses in Hullbridge by David Wilson Homes/Barratt on the Malyons Farm site, however, this Thursday, (full details in the link) the Development Committee will meet to discuss the application. The controversial building of 500 homes may be […]

66 Lower Road, Hullbridge

Application for 8 flats on Lower Road, Hullbridge

Thursday, November 9, 2017 Editor 0

I’ll take the usual approach to these planning applications, needless to say we don’t want to ‘fetter our discretion’ – let’s see what the locals make of it. If you’re interested in this application, it’s available to view here on the Rochford District Councils website. Demolish existing building and construct […]

New Planning Application:16 Homes At Fairways Garden Centre in Hullbridge Road

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 admin 4

A new planning application is just in, for 16 homes at Fairways Garden Centre in Hullbridge Road: Application Reference:17/00431/OUT Planning Portal Reference Number: PP-06028788 Address Of Proposal:Fairways Garden Centre , Hullbridge Road, Rayleigh, SS6 9QS Proposal: Outline Application to Demolish Commercial and Retail Units and Construct 4no. Two Bedroom, 8no. […]

Council’s 2017 Citizen Of The Year Is Hullbridge’s Dave Record

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 admin 0

From the District Council website: Local people who make a big difference to the Rochford district were celebrated at Rochford District Council’s annual Citizen of the Year Awards ceremony on Monday, May 8. The overall Citizen of the Year 2017 award was presented to Dave Record from Hullbridge. Nominations received […]

FLOOD WARNING For Hullbridge Riverside Properties

Thursday, January 12, 2017 admin 3

The Government Flood Information Service warns here about a high risk of flooding for Hullbridge riverside properties tomorrow: There is a high risk of flooding due to a combination of extreme weather and high tides. The forecast high water is due at Clacton on Friday 13th January 2017 at 1:00pm. […]

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  […]