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Developers cut number of homes in Bocking housing plan

Developers cut number of homes in Bocking housing plan

Thursday 26 August 2021

A revised scheme for housing in Bocking has been submitted to Braintree District Council. Eastlight Community Homes and George Tanner (Shalford) had sought planning permission for 86 new homes south of Bovingdon Road in 2019 but withdrew their bid upon learning that council officers had recommended the scheme be refused. Now, the developers have dropped […] Read more >

Bocking to get 265-home development after Gladman wins appeal

Bocking to get 265-home development after Gladman wins appeal

Monday 14 September 2020

Gladman has struck in Bocking. The land agent has won an appeal it launched in 2017 against Braintree District Council’s failure to rule on its application for a housing development within the statutory 13-week period. The site, off Church Street, had been targeted with two proposals: one for 265 units and the other for 300. […] Read more >

CPRE Essex gives £500 towards Bocking Windmill painting and cleaning

CPRE Essex gives £500 towards Bocking Windmill painting and cleaning

Tuesday 7 July 2020

CPRE Essex has donated £500 towards the maintenance of Bocking Windmill. The money, from the countryside charity’s Mill Fund, has been given to the Friends of Bocking Windmill to help cover the cost of painting and cleaning. The striking postmill with its two-storey roundhouse, owned by Braintree District Council and run by the Friends, has […] Read more >

May date set for reopening of appeal on 265-home scheme

May date set for reopening of appeal on 265-home scheme

Monday 11 March 2019

Campaigners must wait until May before a resumption in the battle to save a stretch of farmland from housing development. The saga began with land agent Gladman Developments Ltd applying to Braintree District Council for planning permission for the building of 300 houses off Church Street, Bocking. The three fields targeted are still being farmed […] Read more >