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Public Consultation: Air Quality in Saffron Walden

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Uttlesford District Council is currently conducting a consultation on its draft Air Quality Action Plan (AQAP) for Saffron Walden, and we urge residents to respond to it because their questions are heavily biased to achieve a particular result – to

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Posted in Consultation, Environment, Essex County Council, News, Planning, Pollution and Air Quality, Roads and Transport, Traffic, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan

Read Document: WeAreResidents.org Public Consultation response to removal of Saffron Walden on-street parking (TRO5523/Amendment No. 40, Order 201*)

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Read the WeAreResidents.org public consultation response to the  proposals to remove parking in Saffron Walden from Ashdon Rd, Borough Lane, Mount Pleasant Rd, Peaslands Rd – TRO5523/(Amendment No. 40) Order 201* – Public Consultation (February 2016): Download: WeAreResidents.org public consultation response

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Posted in Essex County Council, Planning, Planning Consultation, Reports and Documents, Traffic, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan

Parking quango unable to justify proposals to remove 1.7km of parking in Saffron Walden – Press Release

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An FOI request shows that there is no justification for UDC to remove 1.7km of parking from Saffron Walden street according to WeAreResidents.org.

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Posted in Essex County Council, Live, News, Planning, Planning Consultation, Press Releases, Roads and Transport, Traffic, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan

Document: UDC’s legal advice about Kier (UTT/13/2060/OP) appeal obtained under FOI

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Documents received under a Freedom-of-Information (FOI) request from Uttlesford District Council (UDC) in relation to the Kier appeal for planning application (UTT/13/2060/OP). The documents are they legal advice they obtained that the UDC leadership used to guide councillors to vote

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Posted in Freedom of Information (FOI), Planning, Planning Application News, Reports and Documents, Rotten Boroughs, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan

Concerns that UDC ‘acted wrongly’ over Kier appeal after FOI request shows UDC misrepresented legal advice to Planning Inspector – Press Release

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WeAreResidents.org, the independent residents’ community group, has announced that documents obtained under a recent Freedom of Information (FOI) request have raised new concerns that Uttlesford District Council (UDC) acted wrongly in relation to the recent Kier appeal in Saffron Walden.

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Posted in Housing and Planning, News, Planning, Planning Application News, Press Releases, Rotten Boroughs, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan

Resident power: Clavering residents group win appeal against Gladman development

Champagne corks will be popping tonight as local residents’ action group Hands-off-Clavering have won their appeal against developer Gladman who wants to build in their village. The Gladman development would have seen 42 new homes in the small Essex village

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Posted in Housing and Planning, News, Planning, Planning Application News, Spotlight Articles, Uttlesford Local Plan

UDC publishes list of possible development sites

The day after the public consultation on the draft Local Plan closed, Uttlesford District Council published the list of the possible development sites across Uttlesford. During this Local Plan period, UDC believes that they need to allow 12,500 to 16,500

Posted in Housing and Planning, News, Planning, Spotlight Articles, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan

12,500 new homes needed in Uttlesford says UDC

Uttlesford District Council (UDC) has published a new study it commissioned with neighbouring councils. The study determines that UDC needs to allow 12,500 new houses in Uttlesford. Local Plan delays mean more houses required The study is part of the

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Posted in Consultation, Housing and Planning, News, Planning, Spotlight Articles, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan

Planning Application: Little Easton (65), Duck St (UTT/15/2069/OP)

Overview Application for development of up to 65 dwellings on land East Of The Stag Inn, Duck Street. Little Easton. Proposed housing mix is: 39 market priced, 26 affordable (40%). Site Plan/Map: Locations Plan (UDC) Developer’s Site Plan Details: Location:

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Planning Application: Newport (94), Ellis/West of London Rd (UTT/15/1869/FUL)

Overview Eco development of 94 dwellings (74 market-priced and 20 affordable) on farmland between London Rd and the Newport Primary School. Site Plan/Map: Developer’s Locations Plan Developer’s Site Plan Details: Location: London Rd, Newport, CB11 3PS Developers/Promoters: Ellis (Trust) /

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Planning Application: Saffron Walden (36), Catons Lane/Lime Avenue – Persimmon (UTT/15/2008/FUL)

Overview **This application has been withdrawn ** Persimmon Homes’ development of 36 one, two and three bedroom houses and apartments on land to the east of Catons Lane and west of Lime Avenue in Saffron Walden. The site is adjacent

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Press Release: Appeal victory for Saffron Walden residents against unsustainable development by Kier

Hot on the heels of a victory for Thaxted residents, Saffron Walden has achieved a solid victory of its own. After an appeal by developer Kier to build 300 homes, the Planning Inspectorate has upheld the refusal and so they

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Posted in Housing and Planning, News, Planning, Planning Application News, Press Releases, Roads and Transport, Spotlight Articles, Traffic, Uttlesford District Council

Saffron Walden Town Council and WeAreResidents.org working together to fight Kier appeal

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WeAreResidents.org has been making good progress working with the Saffron Walden Town Council against Kier’s appeal of the refusal of planning for 300 houses they’d like to build on the inaccessible east of Saffron Walden. We issued the joint statement

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Posted in Housing and Planning, News, Planning, Planning Application News, Residents Groups, Spotlight Articles, Uttlesford Local Plan

Public Consultation: 750 homes, Chelmer Mead, Dunmow (UTT/14/2756/OP)

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The 750 home development by Chater Homes at Chelmer Mead, Dunmow (UTT/14/2756/OP) is in Public Consultation until Thursday, 16th October 2014. Concerned residents should provide their comments to UDC about the application before then. Ways to oppose the planning application The ways to

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Posted in Consultation, Live, News, Planning, Planning Application News, Planning Consultation, Reports and Documents, Uttlesford District Council

Public Consultation: Solar Farm, Butlers Farm, Ashdon (UTT/14/2755/FUL)

Plans to erect a field of solar panels at Butlers Farm, Ashdon (UTT/14/2755/FUL) is in Public Consultation until Thursday 23rd October 2014. There is information below to help you understand the application and respond to UDC’s request for comments. Renewable energy

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Posted in Consultation, Housing and Planning, Live, News, Planning, Planning Application News, Planning Consultation, Reports and Documents, Uttlesford District Council

Public Consultation: 700 homes, Land Securities, Easton Park, Dunmow/Lt Easton (UTT/14/2285/OP)

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Use the 1-click button below to oppose the 700 house development by Land Securities at Easton Park, (UTT/14/2285/OP) before Public Consultation closes on Tuesday, 23rd September 2014. The easiest way is to use the green button below to email in a

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Posted in Consultation, Live, News, Planning, Planning Application News, Planning Consultation, Reports and Documents, Uttlesford District Council

Draft Local Plan “on life support” as Inspector raises concerns over soundness

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The Planning Inspector has written to Uttlesford District Council ahead of the draft Local Plan hearing to express a number of significant concerns about the soundness of the plan. As part of the formal independent review, the Planning Inspectorate is

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Posted in Consultation, Planning, Roads and Transport, Traffic, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan

Tories close ranks to try to force 300 homes on Saffron Walden

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In their latest attempt to force through as much housing before the validity of their preferred sites is questioned by the Planning Inspector, the Conservative controlled Uttlesford District Council Cabinet used a private, closed door session on 19th August to

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Posted in Planning, Planning Application News, Pollution and Air Quality, Rotten Boroughs, Spotlight Articles, Traffic, Uttlesford District Council, Water and Sewage

Document: Letter to UDC group leaders about second Kier legal advice

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Uttlesford District Council has announced that it intends to use a specially called second closed-session of the Full Council on 19th August 2014 to review developer Kier’s appeal to build 300 homes on the east of Saffron Walden and decide

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Posted in Planning, Planning Application News, Reports and Documents, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan

Document: WeAreResidents.org letter to UDC Councillors about closed-door meeting to override Planning Committee refusal for Kier 300 home planning application (08/2014)

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Uttlesford District Council has announced that it intends to use a specially called closed-session of the Full Council on 5th August to review developer Kier’s appeal to build 300 homes on the east of Saffron Walden. Following the pattern of

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Posted in Planning, Planning Application News, Reports and Documents, Uttlesford District Council, Uttlesford Local Plan
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