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Garden Community consultation launched

The principles behind the proposed Garden Community developments are to be explored in a new consultation. Running from the 13th November – 22 January the consultation is an early look at the principles behind the three proposed new communities. Ultimately the...

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Consultation proposed for November

The key principles behind the proposed Garden Community developments are to be explored in a new consultation set to run from November. Earlier this year North Essex Councils (Braintree, Colchester, Tendring) working alongside Essex County Council set out their...

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Leading housing expert makes North Essex visit

Lord Matthew Taylor, one of the UK’s leading housing policy experts and champions of the ‘Garden Development’ approach visited Colchester this week to discuss North Essex Garden Communities   The visit came following the news that NEGC is to receive an additional...

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NEGC receives £700,000 of Government backing

The North Essex Garden Communities project is to receive £700,000 of additional Government funding it has been announced.   The project, a collaboration between Braintree and Tendring Districts, Colchester Borough and Essex County Councils to develop plans for three...

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Managing Director appointed

Richard Bayley one of the UK's leading exponents of garden communities has been appointed as Managing Director of North Essex Garden Communities Ltd (NEGC) Recently Project Director for the Manydown development and Western Basingstoke Garden City projects in...

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Consultation events

Following the Council approval of their draft Local Plans, a number of drop-in sessions are currently taking place to support the final stage of consultation ahead of submission to the Planning Inspectorate. You can find out more by visiting: Braintree Town Hall...

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West of Braintree ‘concept’ report

The four councils within the North Essex Garden Communities project have been working with a company called Aecom to look at the characteristics the proposed West of Braintree community could have. Aecom are industry leading experts in major development planning, and...

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Managing Director to be appointed

Over the last two years North Essex Garden Communities has continued to progress, receiving over £1milllion in funding from Government, and gaining recognition both for its scale and ambition. One of the biggest housing projects in the UK, with up to 45,000 homes...

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