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Brentwood in the next 20 years….

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 14 February, 2016

If you want to have your say in the development plan for Brentwood between now and 2037 then it is time to have your say. The Conservative Government has decreed that we need to build 5,500 homes in this time.  Now, I have made it clear that, on behalf of the majority of residents in […]

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Honeypot Lane/Weald Road/Homesteads: Tory development plan revealed

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 14 January, 2016

So this is where the Conservatives want to build between 150 – 250 homes (or maybe as many as 300) right beside Honeypot Lane, in a piece of land up to the A12 and neighbouring the Homesteads and Weald Road. It’s funny, because in 2012 I reported this to local residents and they told me […]

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Planning applications 7 November to 31 December 2015

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 2 January, 2016

  The following applications are currently “pending consideration”.  Please get in touch with any queries or requests for referrals. Demolition of single storey side element. Single storey side extension and alterations to ground floor rear fenestration 10 Firsgrove Crescent Warley Essex CM14 5JL Ref. No: 15/01548/FUL | Validated: Thu 03 Dec 2015 | Status: Pending Consideration […]

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Planning applications 10 October to 6 November 2015

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 6 November, 2015

  The following applications are currently “pending consideration”.  Please get in touch with any queries or requests for referrals. Single storey rear extension. The proposed extension would extend 4.5m beyond the rear wall of the original dwelling, the maximum height of the proposed extension would be 3.75m and the proposed eaves height would be 2.75m. 32 […]

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Planning applications – 1 to 13th September 2015

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 13 September, 2015

This month, I spy applications in St James Road and London Road.  I have already sent in my objection to the St James Road application on the grounds of overdevelopment, overpopulation and lack of parking: Single storey side extension and alteration to front fenestration. 80 London Road Brentwood Essex CM14 4NJ Ref. No: 15/01107/FUL | Received: […]

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REFUSED: 45 FLATS IN ST JAMES ROAD WITH JUST 27 PARKING SPACES

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 29 June, 2015

Cllr John Newberry, my superb ward colleague, was awesome last week when he spoke on the above planning application on behalf of Brentwood West, as was the exceptionally good speaker Laura Ngo, who spoke on residents’ behalf. Another 45 flats here would be, as he said, squeezing a quart into a pint pot and the committee […]

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Current planning permissions sought

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 27 June, 2015

So, the whole process of planning notifications have changed – it’s a lot easier but it’s going to take me a little while to fathom out the best way to represent it, until it finds its level! So, I have done a search for all current planning permissions sought in Brentwood West and it has […]

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Thanks for upsetting my residents Mr Pickles

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 4 April, 2015

Westwood Avenue residents have their current MP Eric Pickles and his communities department to thank for dumping TWELVE houses in their back gardens after a five year fight came to a crushing end a couple of weeks ago. For five years or more, I have fought with residents to stop this development and have halted […]

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Securing a future for Hopefield (we hope)

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 16 January, 2015

@Hopefield_Essex I have called an urgent meeting of my Community Committee on Tuesday 27th January 2015 at 6.45pm with one agenda item – making Hopefield Animal Sanctuary a Community Asset.  It is a public meeting at the Town Hall so please come along and show your support for Hopefield and this important step in protecting […]

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Homesteads – the stress continues

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 27 September, 2014

  Here we go again.   No sooner was the appeal against the decision made last November dropped, a new application went in.  This time, it is for “outline permission” so, basically the same thing as before but by stealth. We are waiting for an officer recommendation on this but residents can be assured that […]

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