Planning

Posted on: December 9, 2019

Priti calls for housing plans rethink

Priti Patel, the Conservative Party Parliamentary Candidate for Witham, has called on Colchester Borough Council to urgently rethink its housing plans for a garden community. The plans, which were heavily criticised by an independent planning inspector in 2018, will be subject to a series of further hearings next month (January …

Posted on: November 20, 2019

Priti slams BDC planning refusal for Complete Dance studio

Priti Patel, Conservative Party Parliamentary Candidate for Witham, has slammed Braintree District Council for refusing to grant planning permission for Complete Dance to open a studio on a site at Wheaton Road. The site, which has been vacant for a number of years, could have been turned into a dance …

Priti Patel with local campaigners opposed to the Mell Road development
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Priti welcomes Mell Road, Tollesbury planning refusal

Priti Patel, the Conservative Party’s Parliamentary Candidate for the Witham constituency, has welcomed the decision taken by Maldon District Council to refuse a planning application for a huge 90 dwelling development on a site off of Mell Road in Tollesbury. The application was rejected on a number of grounds, including …

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: July 9, 2019

Local MP is angered over ‘shameful’ Hatfield Peverel planning decisions

Witham MP Priti Patel has expressed her anger and disappointment on behalf of local residents over three planning decisions taken by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, which will impose development on two sites in Hatfield Peverel. The planning applications for 120 dwellings at Gleneagles Way …

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: 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: January 28, 2019

Priti welcomes Barbrook Lane refusal

Local MP Priti Patel has welcomed the decision taken by Colchester Borough Council to refuse the outline planning application by Gladman for 200 dwellings on a green space off of Barbook Lane, Tiptree. Priti has been working with local residents to oppose the application and has highlighted to the Council …

Posted on: December 6, 2018

Disappointed by Drakes Lane Planning Decision

Witham MP Priti Patel has expressed her disappointment with Chelmsford City Council over the decision taken last night [4 December 2018] to grant planning permission for nine Traveller pitches at Drakes Lane. The site is located close to the boundary of the Witham constituency and Priti has been supporting residents …

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