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Last call on LTC consultation: it ends today

Last call on LTC consultation: it ends today

Monday 20 June 2022

Today’s the day! The Local Refinement Consultation on the proposed Lower Thames Crossing concludes at 11.59pm tonight (Monday, June 20). It is of course very much last call, and the matter is complex, so if you would like a helping hand you can see can Thames Crossing Action Group’s step-by-step guide to the consultation here […] Read more >

The latest (and perhaps final) LTC consultation has less than a week to run – here’s a step-by-step guide

The latest (and perhaps final) LTC consultation has less than a week to run – here’s a step-by-step guide

Tuesday 14 June 2022

Time is running short if you’re planning on taking part in what might be the final consultation on the proposed Lower Thames Crossing. The Local Refinement Consultation set up by National Highways concludes at 11.59pm on Monday, June 20. We highly recommend submitting your views as the more responses received by NH the better. Our […] Read more >

Lower Thames Crossing consultation: read the response from our colleagues across the river

Lower Thames Crossing consultation: read the response from our colleagues across the river

Monday 6 June 2022

We reported here that what is likely to be the final consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing ends on Monday, June 20. Our friends on the Gravesham committee of CPRE Kent have been working on their response to the consultation and you can read that here – it might help you with your own. Read more >

The revised NPPF is out! Not bedtime reading maybe, but it’s going to play a big part in planning policy

The revised NPPF is out! Not bedtime reading maybe, but it’s going to play a big part in planning policy

Thursday 29 July 2021

A revised version of the National Planning Policy Framework has been published this month (July) – see here. The new incarnation follows this year’s consultation, which focused primarily on incorporating design codes and building-beautiful recommendations. The full government consultation response can be found here. The original comments made by CPRE to the consultation are here. […] Read more >

Uttlesford council is keen to involve the community in its Local Plan… so let’s take the opportunity

Uttlesford council is keen to involve the community in its Local Plan… so let’s take the opportunity

Thursday 10 December 2020

The Uttlesford Local Plan will (theoretically, at least) guide the development of the district over the next 15 years and residents are asked to take part in its formation. The first of nine themes or ‘mini-consultations’ was held last month (November), starting what the district council describes as “the start of a six-month conversation about […] Read more >

Planning White Paper: the national CPRE response

Planning White Paper: the national CPRE response

Wednesday 11 November 2020

We have already referred to the government’s Planning for the Future White Paper and CPRE Essex’s response to it (see here). The White Paper could prove potentially devastating for the English countryside and so it’s unsurprising that CPRE branches across the country have been quick to raise their concerns. Here is the national CPRE submission to […] Read more >

Read the CPRE Essex response to consultation on proposed planning changes

Read the CPRE Essex response to consultation on proposed planning changes

Thursday 5 November 2020

Consultation on the second major tranche of proposed changes to the planning regime closed on Thursday, October 29. CPRE Essex raised serious concerns over the proposals, which would see a significant increase in the amount of rural land that would have to be allocated for housing. Further, people would see a drastic reduction in their […] Read more >

CPRE responds to planning consultation that could spell destruction for our countryside

CPRE responds to planning consultation that could spell destruction for our countryside

Thursday 8 October 2020

The government’s Changes to the Current Planning System consultation could result in a devastating assault on the Essex countryside through soaring housebuilding targets… as if they weren’t already high enough! Now CPRE has produced its response to the consultation and you can read it here. At almost 9,700 words, you might not want to tackle […] Read more >

Lower Thames Crossing consultation: time (really is!) running out to make your voice heard

Lower Thames Crossing consultation: time (really is!) running out to make your voice heard

Tuesday 11 August 2020

Time is almost up! You have until 11.59pm tomorrow (Wednesday, August 12) to take part in Highways England’s consultation on further design revisions to the proposed Lower Thames Crossing. There might not be enough time now for you to make a lengthy response, but it would be useful to make your voice heard. After all, […] Read more >

You only have until August 14 to respond to Lower Thames Crossing design consultation

You only have until August 14 to respond to Lower Thames Crossing design consultation

Wednesday 29 July 2020

This is a reminder that Highways England is consulting on further revisions to the design of the Lower Thames Crossing. If you want to take part, you need to be quick as the consultation closes on Wednesday, August 12. We can comment on the proposed refinements, which include:     Minor refinements to elements of the […] Read more >

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