Here we go again – Rochford Launches Local Plan Consultation on potentialy 7,500 houses

Friday (the 17th November) was the start of the Districts second Local Plan , when the Planning Policy Sub-Committee agreed to send the Issues & Options Document, with accompanying papers, to Extraordinary Council on to 28th November for Approval to go out to Consultation. This plan looks to build around 7,500 (figure calculated by Cllr John … Continue reading Here we go again – Rochford Launches Local Plan Consultation on potentialy 7,500 houses

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Problems at the Christmas Tree Farm Development

Cllr John Mason has written about the problems being caused by the development of 176 houses at Christmas Tree Farm in Hawkwell, which he and fellow Cllr Christine Mason have spoken against in planing meetings. In fact many of their concerns are now, unfortunately, coming to fruition as can be read here.  The problems once again seem to be an … Continue reading Problems at the Christmas Tree Farm Development

Rochford District Council – Housing Allocation Consultation

Don't forget that the consultation finishes this Friday which means you must have the completed paper forms into the Council Offices by 5.00pm on Friday 25th January, or have completed the online form by that time instead. If you are having trouble completing the forms please contact us as we will be pleased to help. … Continue reading Rochford District Council – Housing Allocation Consultation

A backward looking Parish Council meeting, with a sting in the tail

An interesting meeting last night with the council rejecting two proposals as well as giving a response to the District Council over the housing for Hullbridge. The vacancy for a Parish Councillor was filled by Ian Kenlin following a ballot of existing councillors as two residents had put themselves forward. The Council then rejected by … Continue reading A backward looking Parish Council meeting, with a sting in the tail

Hockley Area Action Plan – Flawed?

Alongside the Consultation on the Allocations Document and the proposed developments within the District you will find one called Hockley Area Action Plan (HAAP) Pre-Submission Consultation.  This document has to conform to the Core Strategy and "will be used to guide appropriate development within the centre of Hockley and direct future public and private investment". … Continue reading Hockley Area Action Plan – Flawed?

Housing – Potential Responses to the Consultation

Below are potential responses to the consultation as promised at the meeting on Friday.  This need to be incorporated into the response form which is again made available below as well. Points to be made in Part B box 6 Points to be made in Part B box 7 RDC Allocations Submission Development Plan Document … Continue reading Housing – Potential Responses to the Consultation

Public Meeting – Tonight

Tonight's Public Meeting about the "Allocations Submission Document", or the 500 Houses planned for Hullbridge Greenbelt as we know it, will have available a few copies of the paper form that will be required to be completed if respondents do not have access to a computer. Alternatively a paper copy can be requested from Rochford … Continue reading Public Meeting – Tonight