Update on the 500 Houses for Hullbridge

Rochford District Council have been very busy compiling the responses to the Allocations Document Consultation, which finished on 25th January this year.  The number of responses in relation to Policy SER6 - South West Hullbridge currently stand at 191 and can be read in detail here. We currently have no dates for when the Inspectors is … Continue reading Update on the 500 Houses for Hullbridge

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“Watery Lane not part of Strategic Road Network” – Say Essex County Council

The Consultation for the Allocation of 500 houses in Hullbridge finished in January.  Rochford Council are slowly adding the representations made to the website and they can be read here, the current number of responses now stand at 151. Of the comments made a few do stand out, one from a developer which is in favour … Continue reading “Watery Lane not part of Strategic Road Network” – Say Essex County Council

Another Watery Lane update

We have had confirmation tonight that Watery Lane should be open by Thursday this week pending the clearance of ditches and drains. We will check on the progress tomorrow and update this post accordingly. We will continue to pursue additional drainage work that we believe in necessary to make the road a safer and more … Continue reading Another Watery Lane update

Essex County Highways start work on Watery Lane

Watery Lane is at last receiving the attention from Essex Highways that has been noticeably lacking in the last few months and in our opinion years.  Cllr Michael Hoy was there today and spoke with an officer from Essex County Council. As mentioned in the previous post two 4,000 tankers turned up on Wednesday evening after a meeting involving … Continue reading Essex County Highways start work on Watery Lane

Watery Lane Update – 13 February 2012

At last we may have movement at Essex County Council on Watery Lane. Yesterday Cllrs Michael & Diane Hoy, along with Cllr Keith Hudson, met with County Highways Chief Engineer and Rochford's Chief Engineer. Michael put forward the points Immediate action was needed to make the road passable.  His view was the drains/culverts needed cleaning as they … Continue reading Watery Lane Update – 13 February 2012

Hullbridge Parish Council – Monthly Meeting

The parish Council is holding its February meeting tomorrow, Monday 11 February, at the Hullbridge Centre in Windermere Avenue.  The meeting starts at 7.30pm and is open to the public. The Agenda for the meeting can be read here.  There doesn't appear to be anything to contentious on it and it could be a reasonably short meeting.  However it is … Continue reading Hullbridge Parish Council – Monthly Meeting

A bit more on Watery Lane

The road closed signs first went up at the entry to Watery Lane of 3rd December 2012 and they are still up now.  During that time the road has "officially" been flooded. One of the issues has been drivers either ignoring the signs or missing them.  There is certainly a case for larger better signs, and possibly gates, as … Continue reading A bit more on Watery Lane