Archive For The “Local Plan” Category

“For Rochford District this equates to between 312 and 392 dwellings per annum”

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“For Rochford District this equates to between 312 and 392 dwellings per annum”

We are now roughly at the starting point in the next cycle of development proposals, so be aware! In one of our yellow paper Focus newsletters in Downhall and Rawreth , we wrote a section called “Beware the Boring Stuff , warning residents that sometimes the boring stuff is very important. An example of this…

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Breaking News: Hullbridge/ Rawreth Housing Application on March 22nd

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Breaking News: Hullbridge/ Rawreth  Housing Application on March 22nd

We have just heard the following from Hullbridge Green Party Councillors Michael and Diane Hoy about the application for 500 homes on the Hullbridge / Rawreth borders HULLBRIDGE PLANNING APPLICATION We have just been advised that the Outline Planning Application for Hullbridge is going to the Development Control meeting on 22 March. Both myself and…

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The LDF Sub-Committee To Have A Morning Meeting.

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The LDF Sub-Committee To Have A Morning Meeting.

The Local Development Framework Subcommitee is the panel of councillors which meets to make recommendations on local planning policies and things like taking land out of the greenbelt. It doesn’t meet very often and usually meets in the evening. and in previous years met in the evening However there is a meeting scheduled for 10…

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Work On The Rochford 600 About To Start

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Work On The Rochford 600 About To Start

From the Echo tonight: WORK is finally set to start on a mini-town of 600 new homes and a new primary school in Rochford. Building work on the new homes planned for fields off Hall Road, Rochford, will begin later this month, years after the initial planning application was put in to Rochford District Council….

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2 Possible Dates for “North Of London Road”

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2 Possible Dates  for “North Of London Road”

We understand that the “North of London Road” planning application will either come to the committee at an extra meeting on September 30th or at the scheduled meeting on October 22nd. viagra tablets , cialis professional 20 mg , cialis overnight , cialis prescription , pfizer viagra 50mg , h h order script viagra ,…

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Hullbridge Application Delayed

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Hullbridge Application Delayed

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 a meeting of the Development…

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Chris’ Rayleigh Times Article – With Links

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Chris’ Rayleigh Times Article – With Links

Written by Chris Black in the latest Rayleigh Times: You can do a lot in 9 years, if you have money and a vision. In the 1960s the Americans had both, and put a man on the moon in 9 years. Meanwhile our District Council started its Core Strategy 9 years ago and it hasn’t…

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It’s Been A Frustrating Business….

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It’s Been A Frustrating Business….

We have been writing about the District’s Core Strategy since 2006, and there are literally hundreds of items on onlineFOCUS with the category “District Core Strategy”. If you want to see them all, starting at the beginning, you can click here. It’s been a frustrating business. It would have probably gone better if we had…

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What Happened At THAT Meeting: District Council Voted NOT To Defend The “North Of London Road” Appeal.

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What Happened At THAT Meeting: District Council Voted NOT To Defend The “North Of London Road” Appeal.

The minutes for the July 23rd meeting are now on the District Council website! The District Council has voted NOT to defend the appeal on the “North of London Road” site, despite the refusal in January being supported by most councillors, the leaders of all the political groups, our local MP and thousands of local…

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An Extraordinary Extraordinary Late Night Council Meeting

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An Extraordinary Extraordinary Late Night Council Meeting

The extraordinary council meeting tonight turned into a really extraordinary one. It began at 9.10 pm after the Development Committee finished. Chris Black got in an early question – the agenda only said we were discussing a private and confidential report on a forthcoming planning appeal, could it at least be made public which appeal…

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We’d Welcome Some Company On Thursday Evening!

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We’d Welcome Some Company On Thursday Evening!

So, we have two meetings of the District Council on Thursday evening, in the Civic Suite in Rayleigh opposite Holy Trinity Church. The first is a routine meeting of the development committee starting at 7:30. This will deal with three planning applications: Wheel cleaning at the big development site in Hawkwell. One of the original…

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This looks serious….

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This looks serious….

There is going to be an extra meeting of the Full District Council on Thursday 23rd July. The exact purpose of the meeting is still a secret. The agenda simply says: At the moment all the Lib Dem District Councillors, Chris Black and Ron Oatham, know is that the District Council will be discussing a…

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