Braintree District Council

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Priti calls for dance studio planning application to be approved

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has called on Braintree District Council to approve a planning application for a dance studio in Witham. Complete Dance are looking for new premises and have applied to develop an industrial unit that has been vacant for more than five years into a dance and …

Posted on: April 18, 2019

Priti Patel MP continues campaign of opposition to River View development

Local MP Priti Patel is continuing to campaign against the decision taken by Braintree District Council to grant planning permission for development on River View and the Gimsons site in Witham. Priti has lodged a formal complaint with the Council over the decision-making process and the application being determined on …

Posted on: March 8, 2019

Priti supports local residents on the Gimsons planning application

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on members of Braintree District Council’s Planning Committee to listen to the residents of Witham Town and refuse the planning application for 78 dwellings on the Gimsons site, River Walk, Witham. The Council has published its report for the 19 March 2019 Planning Committee …

Posted on: February 27, 2019

Priti calls for Armond Road Traveller Site Action

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on Braintree District Council and Essex Police to remove an unauthorised Traveller site on Armond Road, Witham. Despite fencing put up to prevent incursions, a number of caravans have appeared on the land. Priti said: “Yet again residents in Witham find themselves affected by …

Posted on: February 7, 2019

Priti calls on Council to hold planning meeting in Witham

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on the Chief Executive of Braintree District Council to hold in the Town the planning committee meeting which will determine the proposals for housing on the Gimsons and River Walk site. The planning application has attracted hundreds of response and objections from local residents …

Posted on: January 31, 2019

Campaign against Gimsons growing in strength

Witham MP Priti Patel, local campaigners and councillors have met to discuss the next steps to take in opposing the large housing development plans for the Gimsons site. Hundreds of local residents across Witham have been lobbying Braintree District Council to reject the plans for a wide range of reasons …

Posted on: June 15, 2018

Independent Inspector Slams Local Plan proposals

Witham MP Priti Patel has expressed her concerns and disappointment after an independent Planning Inspector slammed the proposals led by Colchester Borough Council and Braintree District Council for a garden settlement on the Colchester Borough and Braintree District border. The Inspector considering the development proposals has raised serious questions over …

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