Public inquiry for Land South of Gilda Terrace and North of Flitch Way, Braintree

About the Inquiry

The Planning Inspectorate received an appeal against a planning application submitted relating to a site at Land south of Gilda Terrace and North of Flitch Way, Braintree.

The appeal is for a residential development of up to 120 dwellings, with all matters reserved except access. Acorn Braintree Ltd made the appeal under Section 78(2)(a) of the Town & Country Planning Act 1990.

The Secretary of State appointed a Planning Inspector to deal with the Inquiry. The Planning Inspector will run the inquiry in the normal way, but due to Coronavirus, they will hold it as a virtual event.

The Inquiry will start at 10 am on 20 April 2021 to determine this appeal.

We expect the inquiry to last for five days however this may change closer to the event. We will update the expected length of the Inquiry on this page. The Planning Inspector will publish an agenda before the inquiry starts. We will publish the agenda on this webpage

Joining the Inquiry

We will be hosting the inquiry through Microsoft Teams. You can join online or by using a telephone link.

You will need joining details if you would like to:

  • observe the planning inquiry
  • give your views as a third party

You must contact the Planning Inspectorate Case Officer to get joining details before the Inquiry begins. We will not be able to assist you with participating in the public inquiry. 

Participation is at the Planning Inspector’s discretion.

You should read the Inquiry Attendance Information before contacting the Planning Inspectorate Case Officer. You should include the Planning Inspectorate reference if you email to the Case Officer.

Appeal details

  • Planning Inspectorate Reference: APP/Z1510/W/20/3265895

Planning Inspectorate Case Officer contact details

Inquiry document library

We will update the document library when we new receive documents for the inquiry.