Notification of Decision Planning Applications Accompanied by An Environmental Statement Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (As Amended) Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2011Notice ID: MFN0592247
Essex County Council
Notification of Decision Planning Applications Accompanied by
An Environmental Statement Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (As Amended) Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2011 Extraction of 3.8 million tonnes of sand and gravel as an easterly extension to the existing Wlvenhoe Quarry, erection of sand and gravel processing plant and ancillary facilities, new vehicular access onto the B1027 Brightlingsea Road, and restoration to agriculture and low-level water-based nature conservation habitats, lowland meadow, woodland planting and hedgerow enhancement using approximately 1.2 million cubic metres of imported Inert waste material, Land to the South of Colchester Main Road (known as Sunnymead, Elmstead and Heath Farms), Alresford, Essex, C07 8DB -ESS/17/18/TEN
Notice is hereby given that Essex County Council has granted the above planning application. The Environmental Information accompanying the application has been taken into account in reaching this decision.
Copies of the following are available online at
1) Planning Application;
2) Environmental Impact Assessment;
3) Development and Regulation Committee Report;
4) Decision Notice - including the content of the decision and any conditions, main reasons and considerations on which the decision is based, including relevant details of policies and proposals in the relevant Development Plan(s);
5) A description, where necessary, of the mitigating measures i.e. the main measures to avoid, reduce and if possible offset the major adverse effects.
The validity of the Council's decision can be challenged by application to the Courts for Judicial Review. Further advice about making a High Court Challenge can be obtained from the Administrative Court at: The Royal Courts of Justice, Queen's Bench Division, Strand, London, WC2 2LL - Telephone number: 0207 9476655 -Website:
Dated: 8 January 2021
Graham Thomas, Head of Planning Service, Essex County Council, County Planning, Place & Public Health, E2 County Hall, Chelmsford, Essex CM11QH