Planning Application: Dunmow (750), Pound Hill; Chelmer Mead/Chater Homes (UTT/14/2756/OP and UTT/13/2157/SO)


Application for 750 homes in Little Dunmow, on 55.2 hectares of the total Chelmer Mead (new-settlement) site-holding of 354 hectares. The proposals include new settlement infrastructure, including village centre, retail units, doctor’s surgery, primary school, and employment units. The development would connect the Little Dunmow and Flitch Green settlements.

The developer first proposed the Chelmer Mead new settlement of 3,000 homes in 2007.

Site Plan/Map


  • Location: Pound Hill, Little Dunmow, CM6 3HP
  • Developer: Chater Homes
  • Number new houses in current application: 750
  • Estimated Primary school places required: 243
  • Estimated Secondary school places required: 162
  • Estimated 6th Form school places required: 33
  • Estimated Section-106 provision for education: £6,150,000
  • Estimated value of other ECC Section-106 obligations (non-Highway): £1,525,000
  • Estimated new residential cars: 1,200
  • Size: 55.2 hectares of 354 hectare total site
  • UDC Local Plan site reference: LtDUN01
  • UDC maximum site yield: 6,181 homes for total site



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