Have your say on planning applications

THURROCK Council’s strategic planning team has organised more public meetings where local people can give their thoughts on the many different types of development sites in the borough.

As well as the online consultation (www.thurrock.gov.uk) the council’s strategic planning team is attending various events to hear what people have to say and to explain the complexities of what is involved.

The next few weeks’ events are detailed below, but the full list can also be found online at the council site and through the strategic planning pages (www.thurrock.gov.uk/planning/strategic).

Members of the team will be happy to speak with residents and help answer questions at the events.

The Site Specific Allocations and Policies Development Plan Document – “Issues and Options” draft sets out in detail the council’s assessment of all the different types of development sites required to deliver the policies of the agreed Core Strategy

It designates areas of land for particular uses such as: housing, employment, retail, community facilities, transport, and open space.

The consultation runs until Friday, 8 June.

Thursday, 17 May, Chafford Gorge Nature Reserve, Drake Road, Chafford Hundred, RM16 6RG, 10am-4pm

Friday, 18 May, Grays Shopping Centre, Grays, RM17 6QE 10am-4pm

Monday, 21 May, Tilbury Library, Civic Square, Tilbury, RM18 8AD 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm

Monday, 21 May, Fondu Bowls Club, North Road, Uplands Estate, Purfleet. RM19 1TV, 6pm-8pm

Wednesday, 23 May, South Ockendon Community Forum, 29 Derwent Parade, South Ockendon. RM15 5EF, 10am-4pm

Friday, 25 May, Grays Shopping Centre, Grays RM17 6QE, 10am-4pm

Tuesday, 29 May, Purfleet Community Forum, St Steven’s Church, Tank Hill Road, Purfleet, 7.30pm start

Thursday, 7 June, Tilbury Community Forum, Lansbury Gardens Complex, Lansbury Gardens, Tilbury, 7pm start

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