CAUSE’s 10-point Plan

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Find more information on alternatives to the garden towns on our Conference page:  CAUSE Conferences

The Metro Concept

CAUSE was challenged by MPs to create a different vision for north Essex.  Supported by a team of experts we came up with the ‘Metro’ concept.  It supports the local economy, is based around under-utilised transport and locates houses near to jobs.

For more information, please click here:   MetroPresentation

Consultants’ reports below.

Metro Plan what is it

The plan was prepared by a team which included:

  • Dr Nicholas Falk (internationally recognised urban designer and winner of the 2014 Wolfson Economics Prize);
  • Tim Pharoah, Transport Consultant;
  • Joanna Chambers, Planning Consultant;
  • Jonathan Tyler, Railway Consultant;
  • Alan Stones, Architect and Urban Designer

To find out more, please click below for full reports:

MAP COLCHESTER METRO PLAN

Overview Colchester Metro Plan

CAUSE vision versus West Tey matrix

JoannaChambersCOLCHESTER METRO PLANNING ADVICEFinal

Jonathan Tyler CAUSE Report FINAL

Tim Pharoah Living Transport report for CAUSE FINAL

 

CAUSE is a co-founder of ‘A Better Way’, principles for good development:   www.abetterway.today

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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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