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By The Harlow Civic Society THE government white paper ‘Planning for the Future’ was published on August 6th 2020. Its stated aim is to make the planning system for development ‘simpler, faster and more predictable’. Ambitiously it declares that there needs to be ‘wholesale reform…

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A BID to build a number of flats at Netteswell Hall on Park Lane has been submitted to the Harlow Council planning committee. An application was rejected back in August 2019. The new application is for thirteen houses and four flats. There has been a…

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A PLANNING application has been submitted for a property in Harlow Town Centre. The application refers to 3-4 The Rows, Harlow, which is just above the market square. The application seeks a change of use from a nightclub to an eastern european restaurant. The location…

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A PLANNING application for the installation of nine car parking spaces, including a disabled parking bay has been put before Harlow Council’s planning committee. The location is land south Of Barn Mead/Partridge Road in Harlow The proposal seeks planning permission for the provision of nine…

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PLANS for a two storey extension to a house in Great Leylands is set to go before the Harlow Council planning committee. The application is for a two-storey side extension extending the line of the house with the roof ridge continuing the line of the…

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A SECOND planning application for a property in Burnett Park is to be discussed at Harlow Council’s planning committee (Wednesday). The application seeks planning permission to subdivide the existing residential plot of 15 Burnett Park for the erection of an additional dwelling house. The existing…

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A PLANNING application in relation to a property at Cooks Spinney has been submitted to the Harlow Council planning committee. The application states: Two storey rear infill extension and raising of height of existing flat roof over rear extension by 0.15m Application Site and Surroundings…

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ONE of the great business success stories of the last decade in Harlow has been Bounce. Kimberlee Perry started the trampoline fitness company with just £200 and now has a world-wide franchise. YH went down to the Perry Road HQ to speak to Kimberlee and…

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A PLANNING application for a new house in Harlow is set to go before the planning committee at Harlow Council. The application relates to a property on Burnett Park near Parsloe Road. The application seeks planning permission to subdivide the existing residential plot of 5…

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A PLANNING application has been submitted for none houses near Parndon Mill. The application relates to approximately 0.48 hectares of land off Parndon Mill Lane. The site is currently used for storage of approximately 120 caravans. Access to the site is through a 200m long…

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A PLANNING application has been submitted for a 55 foot high 5G telecommunications pole. The application has been submitted to Epping Forest District Council. The location is near Village Cars at the top of Potter Street in Harlow. Technically the application is to determine if…

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PLANS for another 27 homes at Shield House on Elizabeth Way are set to go before the Harlow Council planning committee. The application seeks planning permission for the construction of a two storey extension above the existing two storey part of the building, and a…

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ON-LINE newspapers such as YourHarlow could receive much needed investment as part of the government’s plans to shake up the planning system. Ministers launched a wide-ranging consultation on planning reform, following the release of the Planning for the Future white paper earlier this year. At…

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A PLANNING application has been submitted in Old Harlow. The application states: Demolition of existing garage block and erection of a new three storey building consisting of three two bed flats and five one bed flats with associated car parking. Site Of Garages North Of…

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An article from Planning Resource By Ben Kochan https://www.planningresource.co.uk/article/1691360/why-courts-may-opened-door-building-green-wedges IN July, the Court of Appeal handed down guidance on how councils should interpret local planning policies in relation to green wedges. Green wedges are defined by the government’s Planning Portal as “open areas around and…

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THE biggest shake-up of planning for decades has caused fury that moves to fast-track the construction of “beautiful” homes across England will “dilute” democratic oversight, choke off affordable housing and lead to the creation of “slum” dwellings reports The Guardian. Under the proposals, unveiled on…