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Halstead Town Council



Time: 7.15pm
Day: Monday
Date: 17 December 2018

Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, 

Halstead CO9 2BY

Tel: 01787 476480


Councillor A Munday - Chairman

Councillor M Radley - Vice Chairman

Councillor Mrs J Allen

Councillor Mrs S Dingle

Councillor Mrs S A Diver

Councillor C Fox

Councillor D Gronland

Councillor D Hume

Councillor Mrs J A Pell

Councillor Mrs E Penn

Councillor Mrs J Sutton

Councillor G Warren

Members of the Council are summonsed to the above Meeting to transact the following business: -

1.  Apologies for Absence and approval of the apologies

2.  Declarations of Interests.  To declare any ‘pecuniary, non-pecuniary or    other pecuniary’’ interests relating to items on the agenda having regard to the Code of Conduct for Members and having taken appropriate advice (where necessary) before the meeting.  

3. a) Public Question Time.  A maximum period of 10 minutes to allow members of the public to ask questions or to make statements, and for Councillors with ‘pecuniary, non-pecuniary or other pecuniary’ interests under the code of conduct for Members to make statements.

b) Presentation planned by Snapdragon on behalf of Bellway Homes development in Sudbury Road is cancelled for this meeting but wil be rescheduled for another meeting in the new year

c) Presentation by the 21st Century Group

4.   Minutes.  To approve the minutes of the Council meeting held on 12th November 2018.

5.  Planning Applications.   Dealt with by the Planning Committee.  ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL ARE MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING

The following Planning Applications, which were received and circulated electronically, are to be considered at the Council meeting. Report available here

18/02084/OUT - Land Off of, St Andrews Road, Halstead - Development of land for residential and community use - erection of up to 73 dwellings comprising of 32 houses and 51 apartments, with associated car parking, amenity spaces and external works.

 18/01971/FUL- Framcombe, Upper Chapel Street, Halstead - Proposed new dwelling house

18/01969/FUL & PP-07249432 - 9 First Avenue, Bluebridge Industrial Estate, Halstead - To retain temporary building, previously approved under application 13/01009/FUL

18/01983/FUL - 6 Brook Farm Close, Halstead, Essex - Conversion of external double garage into 1 bed annexe.  All services to link back to existing dwelling

18/00321/LBC - 3 Market Hill, Halstead, Essex - Alterations required to form first and second floor flats and ground floor restaurant and basement bar.

18/02071/FUL - Gardenia, 20 Balls Chase, Halstead - Single storey rear extension. Infill exisitng carport/garage

18/02098/FUL - 7 Bois Hall Gardens, Halstead, Essex - Proposed two storey side extension and single storey rear extension 

18/02109/LBC - 23 Mill Chase, Halstead, Essex - Application for a proposed lawful development certificate to change the operating hours up to 24hrs a day to suit the demands of the business and to provide some outside storage of materials relating to and ancillary to the engineering use of the main building 

18/02002/FUL - 71 New Street, Halstead, Essex - Proposed 2 storey and single storey rear extension; 2 no. rooflights to front roof and 1 no. rooflight to rear of main roof; quality heritage style replacement windows and door to front of the house; new obscure glazed bathroom window at ground level side elevation.     

18/02095/LBC - 30A High Street, Halstead, Essex - Strip back areas of property affected by fire and water damage and reinstate to match existing.

18/02148/FUL - Land Adjacent 24A White Horse Avenue, Halstead - Erection of a 2 bedroom bungalow.

18/01550/FUL REVISED - Bartholomew House, Colchester Road, Halstead - Conversion to 5 no. Flats.

6.  Mayor’s Appointments and Announcements - report attached here

7.  Finance.  Dealt with by the Finance Committee.  ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL ARE MEMBERS OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE.  Chair of Finance – Councillor M Radley

a)  Monthly Finance. Report – report attached here

b)  List of Payments to be approved - report attached here

c)  Reconciliation – report attached here

d)  Payment by online banking – report attached here

8.  Community Hall – verbal report

9.  Youth – report to follow

10.   District Councillors  - verbal report

11.   Local Council award scheme– report attached here

12.   Town Plan update– report attached here

12a.  Printing – report attached here

13.  Events leaflet - report attached here

14.  Halstead summer fair – report attached here

15.  Exclusion of Public and Press.

To give consideration to adopting the following resolution: - “That in view of the confidential nature of the business about to be transacted and pursuant to the provisions of section 1(2)-of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, as amended, the public and the press be temporarily excluded from the meeting”.

There is none.

S Greatorex - Town Clerk

10 December 2018


News and Events

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Oak Road, Halstead

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Oak Road, Halstead


Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Oak Road, Halstead

Please click on the following link https://roadworks.org?tm=113903766 to find details of the intended closure of Oak Road, due to commence on 3rd September 2019 for 3 days. The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce while Anglian Water undertakes permanent reinstatement.

Ringway Jacobs | Essex County Council

3rd Floor, Seax House, Market Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1QH

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Halstead Town Council FREE Summer Fun Events 2019

HARDYS Celebrate 40 Years trading in Halstead

XPLORER Event in Halstead Public Gardens

XPLORER Event in Halstead Public Gardens


Explore the park, find the markers, complete the challenge, have fun together!

Xplorer events are a fantastic chance to get your kids outside and active with this brilliant orienteering event. Find markers dotted around the park and find out more about nature!

This is a free event suitable for all ages.

Halstead Public Gardens - Tuesday 27th August
11am-1pm or 2pm-4pm

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Earls Colne & Halstead Educational Charity Grants


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