Connected, please, not ‘garden’

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A group of nine north Essex residents travelled to Letchworth on 19 June, to attend the ConnectedCities and Garden Cities Alliance conference. It was striking how far removed our north Essex authourities are from the ‘connected cities’ approach.  In line … Read More

Garden cities: what cost? Time for a Plimsoll line

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PRESS RELEASE 13 June 2019 Garden cities must be tested for ‘seaworthiness’ to prevent further waste of tax-payers’ money The Campaign Against Urban Sprawl in Essex (CAUSE) has published a paper calling for a ‘Plimsoll line’ for the planning of … Read More

Press release: No mandate for West Tey

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An over-development revolt has taken place in eastern Braintree District and western Colchester Borough. The message from voters in last week’s local election was clear:   there is no mandate for garden communities. Every councillor elected in the wards surrounding ‘West … Read More

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