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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Democratic deficit?

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CAUSE has concerns about community engagement during Colchester’s Preferred Options consultation.  We have written to Colchester’s ‘Democratic Services’ team setting out our concerns: community-engagement-letter-for-colchester-27-sep We have also sent this letter to the Essex County Standard today: “Dear Sir We have … Read More

Pattiswick under concrete?

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Residents of Pattiswick have been out with the staple guns…  For the story in the Braintree & Witham Times, click here (and note that the proposal document from Lightwood states 15,000 homes, not 5,000 as they told the reporter): Say … Read More

CAUSE consultation response

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CAUSE has been working with planning consultants and other advisers this summer to put together our response to the North Essex authorities strategic Part 1 for Local Plans (the bit that includes garden communities and, specifically, so-called ‘West Tey’).    Here … Read More

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