Rayne Parish Council
Latest Foundry News
Demolition of the site is on the way to being finished. The smoke stack,
which had been a landmark for Rayne for so many years, finally came down on the
7th July 2008.
A short video clip of the chimney's final seconds can be found here.
moments of the chimney.
Plans of the approved development may be found on the Braintree District
Council website. Please go to the Planning Page on this site to find the
application number and follow the link for BDC planning page .Enter the
Application number into the appropriate box and all documents relating to this
development will be shown.
Included here, for convenience, are copies of the Site Layout and Site Plans
Rayne Foundry Site
The Planning Application by Knights to erect 82 Dwellings and Two Offices on
the site of the Foundry has been approved by Braintree Councils Planning
Two members of the public attended the meeting to address the committee to
convey their concerns over the development.
Two Parish Councillors also attended with Chairman Martyn Phillips
addressing the committee to put forward the Parish Councils views on the
development and expressed concern over the proposed offices and three storey
buildings on the site, especially those facing The Street.
It is expected that demolition of the site will start towards mid
May.This has been amended to early June.
After considering the points raised at the Public Meeting the Parish Council
have sent this response to Braintree District Council
Click here for a copy of the response
Planning Application for the Foundry site has now been submitted to BDC.
Details are on the BDC website along with the facility to make comments.Plans
may be inspected by the public at the Council Offices Causeway house,Braintree.
Between 9am-5.30pm Monday to Thursday.9am-5pm Friday.
Plans may be viewed on line here.Planning
In the "Application Number" box type or "copy and
Paste" "08/00273/FUL" and this will bring up the
documents relevant to this development.
Knights have acquired site and met with Parish Councillors. A planning
application is to be submitted in the near future.
The Parish Council made the following response to Braintree District Council
with regard to the Fairview planning application.
click here to read the PC response.