Planning Applications

Rawreth Golf Course Appeal DISMISSED – Christine Paine’s Final Triumph?

golf course plan

We are very pleased to report an important success regarding a planning appeal in Rawreth. Back in December 2014 the District Council had to decide on an application for a 9 hole golf course near the Chichester in Rawreth. Nothing wrong with that, you might think, and the application was recommended for approval. However Ron Oatham and Chris Black were…
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Council Wins Ferry Appeal But Has To Pay Costs For “Unreasonable Behaviour” – Blames It On “Re-organisation and Restructuring”

south fambridge

Back in September last year, someone applied for planning permission in South Fambridge for “reinstatement of ferry crossing, together with ancillary car parking”. Basically the people involved wanted to operate a  boat service between South Fambridge and North Fambridge, carrying a maximum of 12 passengers. This also included providing a grasscrete hardstanding large enough  for 40  vehicles, a perimeter fence,…
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Another London Road Planning Application !

This gives the approximate location.

There’s another planning application on London Road, just over the parish boundary into Rawreth: The location is “Land Adjacent Grange Villa , London Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 9DR” The application is to provide “Residential Development Of 21 Flats And 26 Houses ( 47 Dwellings In Total)”. It is a full application – not an outline. It is additional to the…
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No Recommendation Yet On Traveller Application….


We wrote a while back about an application for on traveller pitch Application 15/00448/FUL Location: Land South Of Woodville, Hullbridge Road, Rayleigh, Essex, Mixed Use of Land For The Stationing of Caravans For Residential Purposes and Keeping of Horses Together With the Formation of Hardstanding and Utility/Dayroom If anyone is wondering, this application is still being considered by officers. We…
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What Are Passivhauses ?


This week’s “Yellow List” of planning applications can be downloaded here. These are applications that probably don’t need to go the Development Committee. Officers have prepared a report on each one, with a recommendation. If no councillor calls it by Wednesday lunchtime, the recommendation comes into effect. Two of the applications this week are small ones for building in the…
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Marks And Spencer Plan To Convert The Co-Op Into Two Units

old co-op

For those people wondering what Marks and Spencer are really planning to do in Rayleigh, one of the applications on the latest ‘weekly list’ is a clue. It’s the last one in this document here. (starting on page 30). These are the key paragraphs: This application seeks planning consent for external alterations relating to the change of the former The…
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