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

 

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CAUSE note Examination in Public

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CLICK HERE to read CAUSE’s note of the Examination in Public:  Examination-in-Public-notes This note is a high level overview of key points discussed at the Examination in Public of the North Essex Garden Communities Project (“West Tey” 24,000 homes, “West … Read More

Letter from NHS to Colchester

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Click here to read letter from Colchester Hospital Trust to Colchester   This letter was sent in August 2017 from Nick Hulme, Chief Executive, Colchester Hospital Univeristy NHS Foundation Trust voicing concerns about healthcare provision in the Local Plan

Submission to Raynsford Review

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The Raynsford Review of Planning was set up by the Town and Country Planning Association to identify how the Government can reform the English planning system to make it fairer, better resourced and capable of producing quality outcomes, while still … Read More

CAUSE consultation response

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CAUSE’s response to the Publication Local Plan has been submitted.    Over 1,100 people have asked us to represent them.   Click here to read it: CAUSE Local Plan response 2017   The report explains why the decision to include three new … Read More

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