Current Planning Applications

Below is a list of current planning applications in our parish. Click on the links for more information. Woodham Walter Parish Council is notified of planning applications affecting our area and will make comments on those applications. The Parish Council plays an active part in the decision-making process but the final decision is made by Maldon District Council.

Every planning application is considered by the Parish Council. The public are entitled to attend our meetings and there is a Public Forum at the start of every meeting where members of the public can make comments. Members of the public are encouraged to submit comments directly to Maldon District Council. You can view planning applications from the links below or via the planning pages on the MDC website https://publicaccess.maldon.gov.uk/online-applications/

For information on Material Planning Considerations please visit: https://www.planningportal.co.uk/faqs/faq/4/what_are_material_considerations

For a guide on How To Respond To Planning Applicatiosn please visit: https://www.cpre.org.uk/resources/how-to-respond-to-planning-applications/

Please Note – due to the current restrictions in place due to Covid-19 the Parish Council is unable to visit neighbours for consultations. We strongly advise that you register any comments directly with Maldon District Council by following the links below.

Reference21/01057/FUL
Application ValidatedThu 14 Oct 2021
AddressAlbany Orchards Old London Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RN
ProposalConversion of first floor of cart lodge building to create annexe.
StatusPending consideration
Woodham Walter Parish CouncilTo be discussed at Ordinary Parish Council meeting on Monday 8th November at 8pm
Reference21/00856/FUL
Application ValidatedFri 27 Aug 2021
AddressThe Cottage Bassetts Lane Little Baddow Essex CM3 4BZ
ProposalChange of use from highway verge to residential garden land.
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
Object
Expiry DateFri 24 Sep 2021
StatusPending consideration
Appeal StatusUnknown
Reference21/00766/TCA
Application ValidatedMon 19 Jul 2021
AddressBell Meadow Playing Field Church Hill Woodham Walter Essex
ProposalOak (T1) – Remove dead branch. Beech (T4) – Replace dead tree in Autumn. Oak (T9) – Branch hanging off needs removing. Silver Birch (T11) – Remove ivy. Beech (T14) – Remove dead branch. Elm (T16, T17, T20, T21) – Remove diseased trees. Dead Hedge (T19) Remove dead hedging and replace with new native hedging in Autumn
Blackthorn/Damson. (T24) – Remove dead branches. Ash (T32) – Remove dead branch overhanging playing field. Ash (T33) – Small dead tree adjacent to T33 to be removed. Unknown species (T35) – Remove dead tree
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
n/a – the Parish Council are the applicants
Expirty DateFri 20 Aug 2021
StatusApprove
Reference21/00676/HOUSE
Application ValidatedWed 30 Jun 2021
AddressAlbany Orchards Old London Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RN
ProposalProposed grass tennis court within domestic curtilage of dwelling.
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
Support with comment
Expiry DateFri 23 Jul 2021
StatusApprove (Delegated decision)
Reference21/00623/FUL
Application ValidatedThu 01 Jul 2021
AddressGrove Manor Herbage Park Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RJ
ProposalS73A application to construct a timber treehouse and associated change of use of the land.
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
Object
Expiry DateFri 30 Jul 2021
StatusRefused (Delegated decision)
Reference21/00605/HOUSE
Application ValidatedWed 02 Jun 2021
AddressGrove Manor Herbage Park Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RJ
ProposalS73A application for the installation of a 1.9 metre high timber panel fence.
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
Object
Expiry DateFri 02 Jul 2021
StatusRefused (Delegated Decision)
Reference21/00589/HOUSE
Application ValidatedMon 07 Jun 2021
AddressAlbany Orchards Old London Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RN
ProposalNew cart lodge and garden store to replace the existing garden store building.
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
Support with Comment
Expiry DateFri 02 Jul 2021
StatusApprove (Delegated decision)
Reference21/00483/FUL
Application ValidatedTue 18 May 2021
AddressThe Warren Warren Golf Club Old London Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RW
ProposalInstallation of water storage tank
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
Support with comments
Expiry DateMon 14 Jun 2021
StatusApprove (Delegated decision)
Reference21/00459/TCA
Application ValidatedThu 13 May 2021
AddressBrookside The Street Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RF
ProposalG1 Leylandii/conifers – Reduce by 8m. T1 Leylandii – Reduce by 8m. T2 & T3 Leylandii – Reduce by 10m. T 4 Poplar – Re-pollard.
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
Support
Expiry DateMon 7 June 2021
StatusAllowed to Proceed
Reference21/00422/HOUSE
Application ValidatedThu 22 Apr 2021
AddressGrove Manor Herbage Park Road Woodham Walter CM9 6RJ
ProposalS73A appliction for a single storey extension to existing outbuilding.
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
Recommend Refusal
Expiry Date24th May 2021
StatusRefuse
Reference21/00350/LDP
Application ValidatedThu 01 Apr 2021
AddressWoodham Walter Church Of England Primary School The Street Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RF
ProposalClaim for lawful development certificate for the proposed stationing of a double decker bus within the school grounds for incidental teaching purposes
Woodham Walter Parish CouncilRecommend Lawful Development Certificate is not issued
Expiry Date30th April 2021
StatusApprove (Delegated Decision)
Reference21/00362/FUL
Application ValidatedMon 29 Mar 2021
AddressBell Meadow Playing Field Church Hill Woodham Walter Essex
ProposalDevelopment of land on Bell Meadow to reinstate public playground facility (amendments to previously approved scheme 19/00187/FUL)
Woodham Walter Parish Counciln/a The Parish Council are the applicants.
Expiry Date6th May 2021
StatusApprove (Delegated Decision)
Reference21/00272/WTPO
Application ValidatedMon 15 Mar 2021
AddressThe Shrubbery Curling Tye Lane Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6LT
ProposalT2 – Reduce exposed limb on north side of crown by 4m, selectively reduce canopy by 3m. T3 – Reduce canopy by 3m and reshape. T4, T11 & T21 – Remove deadwood. T6, T7, T10, T15, T16, T17 & T19- Remove deadwood. Crown lift canopy over road to 4.5m. T2 – Reduce lower side branch by 3m. T9 – Reduce to leave 5m pollard stem, remove western branch over road. T2 – Reduce low leaning main stem back to main union. T13, T14, T22, T23, T24, G25, T26 & T28 – Clear weedy competition around base and mulching under canopy. T18 – Reduce end weight of declining canopy by 3m, remove deadwood, crown lift to 4.5m. T20 – Fell and grind.
Woodham Walter Parish CouncilSupport
Expiry Date28th April 2021
StatusApprove (Delegated Decision)
Reference21/00261/FUL
Application ValidatedThu 22 Apr 2021
AddressLand At Oak Farm Oak Farm Road Woodham Walter Essex
ProposalApplication to formalise the prior approval 19/00785/COUPA. The agreed conversion of the agricultural barn to 5 terraced houses, will be enhanced to include rear gardens and shed/ garden room space.
Woodham Walter Parish CouncilOriginal Response: No Objection but Comment
Updated response: Recommend Refusal
Expiry DateMon 24th May 2021 NB: Amended by the sumbission of revised plans: 6th July 2021
StatusPending consideration
Reference21/00257/HOUSE
Application ValidatedFri 12 Mar 2021
AddressSpring Elms Farm Spring Elms Lane Little Baddow Essex CM3 4SQ
ProposalRear pitched roof single storey extension, relocating existing bay window with additional side windows and french doors, all to match existing materials.
Woodham Walter Parish CouncilSupport
Expiry date14th April 2021
StatusApprove (Delegated Decision)
Reference21/00135/NMA
Application ValidatedWed 10 Feb 2021
AddressBell Meadow Playing Field Church Hill Woodham Walter Essex
ProposalApplication for non-material amendment following grant of Planning Permission 19/00187/FUL (Development of land on Bell Meadow to reinstate public playground facility.) Amendment sought: Wicksteed playground furniture replaced with revised playground furniture by Caloo
Woodham Walter Parish Counciln/a The Parish Council are the applicants.
Determination Deadline10th March 2021
StatusREFUSE (Delegated Decision)
Reference21/00083/LDE
Application ValidatedTue 16 Feb 2021
AddressGrove Manor Herbage Park Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RJ
ProposalClaim for lawful development certificate for existing extension to outbuilding.
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
Recommend Lawful Development Certificate is not issued.
Expiry date
Fri 19 Mar 2021
StatusWithdrawn
Reference20/01284/PIP
Application ValidatedFri 18 Dec 2020
AddressLand South Of Woodham Walter Primary School The Street Woodham Walter Essex
ProposalUp to 9 discounted market dwellings, enabling extension of school playing fields and car park
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
Object
Responses to MDC by21/01/2021 Extended to 08/02/2021
StatusRefused (Delegated Decision)
Reference20/01230/FUL
Application ValidatedTue 22 Dec 2020
AddressOak Farm Oak Farm Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RH
ProposalNew three bedroom dwelling in accordance with Planning Permission ref 65/00293/FUL with a slight increase in footprint
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
Object
Responses to MDC by21/01/2021
StatusRefuse (Delegated Decision)
Reference20/01276/HOUSE
Application ValidatedTue 15 Dec 2020
AddressSpring Elms Farm Spring Elms Lane Little Baddow Essex CM3 4SQ
ProposalTwo storey side extension to be used as annexe, construction of detached garage, extended and alter drive and vehicular and pedestrian accesses
Woodham Walter Parish CouncilObject
StatusApprove (Delgated Decision)
Reference20/01190/FUL
Application ValidatedWed 25 Nov 2020
AddressHillcrest Bassetts Lane Little Baddow Essex CM3 4DA
ProposalSingle storey rear/side extension. Juliet balcony. Changes to fenestration of dwelling. Relocate conservatory to rear/ side of detached outbuilding. changes to fenestration of outbuilding.
Woodham Walter Parish CouncilNo objections with comments re: composite roof does not accord with the VDS (page 34). Councillors request a condition that the outbuilding should not be used as an annexe.
StatusApproved (Delegated Decision)
Reference20/01099/HOUSE
Application ValidatedFri 13 Nov 2020
Address1 Lodge Farm Cottages Old London Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RL
ProposalSingle storey rear/ side extensions. Two storey side extension. Changes to fenestration including new dormer window to rear.
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
Support.
StatusApproved (Delegated Decision)
Reference20/01056/COUPA
Application ValidatedThu 15 Oct 2020
AddressBarn At West Bowers Farm West Bowers Road Woodham Walter Essex
ProposalChange of Use of Agricultural Buildings to Dwellinghouses (Class C3), and for building operations reasonably necessary for the conversion.
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
No comment
StatusPrior Approval is required and granted (Delgated Decision)
Reference20/00707/HOUSE
Application ValidatedTue 14 Jul 2020
AddressWhite Barn Blue Mill Lane Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6LS
ProposalCart lodge
Woodham Walter
Parish Council
Comment
StatusApprove
Reference20/00679/FUL
Application ValidatedFri 17 Jul 2020
AddressGrove Manor Herbage Park Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RJ
ProposalProposed conversion and extension of existing detached outbuilding to form an annexe ancillary to the main dwelling house.
Woodham Walter Parish Council Object
StatusRefuse
Reference20/00660/HOUSE
Application ValidatedThu 02 Jul 2020
AddressWarren Grove Common Lane Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6NF
ProposalConversion of existing garage to cart lodge with home office on first floor
Woodham Walter Parish CouncilNo objections but comment made re: steep roof pitch.
StatusApprove
Reference20/00531/FUL
Application ValidatedFri 12 Jun 2020
AddressGrove Manor Herbage Park Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RJ
Proposal3 bay cart lodge building.
Woodham Walter Parish CouncilNo objections but commented that condition should be attached to restrict the building to domestic purposes ancillary to dwelling house.
StatusApprove
Reference20/00519/FUL
Application ValidatedThu 16 Jul 2020
AddressWarren Golf Club Old London Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RW
ProposalAdditional tourism and interrelated leisure development, comprising 70 holiday lodges with associated change of use of the land within two areas of the site, alterations to existing Bunsay clubhouse, extension of Bunsay car park and new golf academy.
Woodham Walter Parish CouncilObject (See our dedicated page)
StatusREFUSE (NW Area Planning Committee Decision)
Appeal StatusUnknown
Reference20/00475/WTPO
Application ValidatedThu 21 May 2020
AddressThornberry Rectory Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RD
ProposalT1 Ash – Crown lift around 10m, crown reduction and crown thinning 1.5m.
Woodham Walter Parish CouncilNo objections but comment made regarding balance of tree.
StatusRefuse
Reference20/00307/LDP
Application ValidatedMon 16 Mar 2020
AddressPenrith Little Baddow Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RT
ProposalClaim for lawful development certificate for a proposed pitched roof dormer and rooflight.
StatusApprove
Woodham Walter Parish CouncilNo Comment
Reference20/00131/FUL
Application ValidatedThu 20 Feb 2020
AddressGrove Manor Herbage Park Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RJ
ProposalConversion and extension of existing detached outbuilding into annexe and construction of 3 bay cart lodge building.
StatusRefuse
Woodham Walter Parish CouncilNo objections but made comment.
Appeal StatusAppeal allowed and planning permission granted
Reference20/00132/FUL
Application ValidatedFri 07 Feb 2020
AddressWincroft Little Baddow Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RP
ProposalDemolition of existing bungalow. Proposed new 4 bed bungalow
StatusApprove
Woodham Walter Parish Council No objections but made comment.
Reference20/00017/HOUSE
AddressFenwood Little Baddow Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RP
ProposalSingle storey rear extension.
StatusApprove
Reference20/00059/HOUSE
AddressWhite Barn Blue Mill Lane Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6LS
Proposal2 bay cart lodge with store to side.
StatusRefuse
Reference20/00002/HOUSE
Application ValidatedThu 12 Mar 2020
AddressHolly Lodge Hop Garden Lane Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6LW
ProposalDemolition of double garage outbuilding and replacement with cart lodge
StatusApprove
Woodham Walter Parish CouncilNo objection but comment made regarding materials
Reference19/01319/LDP
AddressWhite Barn Blue Mill Lane Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6LS
ProposalClaim for lawful development certificate for a construction of a 2 bay cart lodge with side storage and new access
StatusWithdrawn
Reference19/01213/WTPO
Address2 Redgates Old London Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RJ
ProposalT1 Horse Chestnut – Reduce lateral limbs & vertical limbs by 2m & balance crown. Raise crown to 5m by removing minor branches. T2 – Dead tree – Fell. T3 Oak – Remove deadwood & stem clean. T4 Oak – Raise crown to 3m. T5 Sycamore – Reduce lateral & vertical limbs by 2m & raise crown to 5m. T6 & T7 Sycamore – Raise crown to 5m.
StatusRefuse
Reference19/01199/WTPO
AddressSt Michael’s Church Church Hill Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RW
ProposalAvenue of Lime Trees – Pollard. Suckers will also be removed from the main trunks up to the crown. Two Maple Trees and one Yew – Removal of a number of dead and decayed branches and lifting the crowns to 2m from ground level. One Chestnut – Removal of a number of dead and decayed branches, lifting the crown to 2m from ground level and removal of the intruding holly bush.
StatusApproved
Reference19/01066/FUL
AddressGuys Farm Lodge Manor Road Woodham Walter Maldon Essex CM9 6LW
ProposalS73A application for a replacement dwelling
StatusApproved
Reference19/01030/LDP
AddressGrove Manor Herbage Park Road Woodham Walter
Essex CM9 6RJ
ProposalClaim for lawful development certificate for a proposed new gym building.
StatusApproved
Reference19/00994/FUL
AddressLares The Street Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RF
ProposalReplace cladding on the front elevation
StatusApproved
Reference19/00982/HOUSE
AddressSomerset West Bowers Road Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6RZ
ProposalProposed single storey side extension with cellar
StatusApproved
Reference19/00584/HOUSE
AddressWhite Barn Blue Mill Lane Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6LS
Proposal2 bay cart lodge with side storage and new access.
StatusApplication refused
DecisionRefused
Decision Issued DateTue 30 Jul 2019
Appeal StatusAppeal Dismissed
Reference19/00430/FUL
AddressAnnexe Shrubbery Farm Curling Tye Lane Woodham Walter Essex CM9 6LT
ProposalConversion of ancillary granny annexe to residential dwellinghouse.
StatusApplication refused
DecisionRefused
Decision Issued DateFri 21 Jun 2019
Appeal StatusAppeal Allowed
Reference19/00018/LDE
AddressThe Old Stables At Wood Hall Little Baddow Road Woodham Walter Essex
ProposalClaim for a lawful development certificate for the existing use of building as an independent dwellinghouse.
StatusApproved