Just Because A Document Is Big, It Doesn’t Mean It Is Right

Hullbridge Road / Rawreth Lane junction

If you look on the District Council website here and look down the page you can find and download the  Environmental Statement – Appendix G – Transport Assessment and Travel Plan (updated May 2015) It’s a big document (19Mb) and it’s 253 pages long. The 132nd page is surprising. The opening summary includes the following: That certainly sounds encouraging ,…
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A Sobering Editorial

Rayleigh  High Street From the Tower

The Echo had an editorial yesterday about Rayleigh Town Centre – and not in a good way: REGULAR Friday and Saturday night street violence, which until recently disfigured most towns in Essex, is happily on the decline. Yet flare-ups still occur, and one town that seems to be suffering in particular right now is Rayleigh. Violence hit Rayleigh again this…
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How To Find The New Countryside Application


The District Council Website isn’t the easiest to navigate. To find the latest big planning application from Countryside – for housing “North of London Road”: Go to the Council website at http://www.rochford.gov.uk/ Then select “Planning” from the menu on the left side of the screen. Then select “Planning Appications” Then select “View Planning Appications” This takes you to a map,…
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Countryside’s New Planning Application is Now On The Council Website!

land west of rayleigh

The new planning application has just been validated and can be found on the District Council website by going here. There is a LOT to study – we won’t comment further until we have done some reading! 15/00362/OUT Parish: Rawreth Parish Council Ward: Downhall And Rawreth Proposal: Outline Planning Application (with all Matters Reserved) for the erection of Residential Development…
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