Despite the country being in a state of paralysis, an application has been received during the lockdown period to redevelop the former Dairy Crest site.This application comes following a previous application was refused in January 2020. The applicant has reduced the number of units on their latest application although we […]
Rochford District Council has submitted an application to install an EV charging point on Bellingham Lane. The proposed site isn’t currently a parking bay but is used by disabled drivers. Full details of the application can be found here
A planning appeal has been launched against the enforcement notice issued by Rochford District Council. Residents can lodge their comments by following the links in the letter received.
Remote meetings are to commence at Rochford District, with the first ‘major’ meeting being the development committee on 7th May 2020. As far as we know the Council has to provide the public access to this meeting but how they intend to do it we are unsure of, as details […]
Residents may have noticed the yellow notices that are attached to street furniture in the vicinity of intended development areas and these are usually supplmented by letters to nearby residents. However, it recently came to attention of some Council members that these letters had been suspended without any consultation with […]
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 […]
The applicant appealed the refusal of the planning application for the Fairways Garden and the planning inspector has overturned the decision of Rochford District Council. …the independent assessment concluded that as the development is a high value residential scheme, affordable housing is not considered appropriate What’s more worrying is that […]
Rochford District Council development committee was once again abandoned last night due to another epic ICT failure! Conservative chaos continues to reign over the councils ICT with the poor decision making which has moved beyond the embarrassment stage. As officers scrabbled to try to recover the ICT systems it was […]
Last nights development committee was a busy one with a ballsy application from RDC‘s officers for two self-contained apartments. Councillors, however, voted to refuse permission as inadequate parking was provided. It is quite something when RDC’s own officers are putting forward applications that don’t meet the required standards!
From time to time, we do have to smile to ourselves (otherwise I think we would cry and cause a major flood). Residents are now up in arms over the land allocation for 600 homes in the east of the district next to Holt Farm primary school. Rightly so though, […]
We recently reported on the application for 35 flats in Rayleigh Town Centre. James, talks to local award winning estate agent, Nick Cheshire of Nest in Essex about the application and the pros and cons of the application.
An application has been received to redevelop the old Dairy Crest site which sits behind Superdrug on the High St. We don’t know too much about this application at the moment but it would appear initially that there is woefully inadequate parking with just 19 spaces for 35 flats and […]