The proposed numbers of dwellings in the above for the various towns and parishes are:-

Clacton – 2,777

Harwich – 898

Frinton, Walton, Kirby Cross – 1,009

Manningtree, Lawford, Mistley – 1,138

Brightlingsea – 174

Colchester Fringe/Garden Community – 1,409

Alresford – 249

Elmstead Market – 154

Great Bentley – 250

Little Clacton – 174

Thorpe le Soken – 138

Weeley – 318

Smaller Rural Settlements – 262

Small Sites Windfall Allowance – 1,399

Making a total of 10,627 dwellings to be built in the Tendring area.

We would like to highlight the total for Brightlingsea is comparatively low compared to other towns and parishes. Also the numbers are contained in two sites within the town, 1) Robinson Road site, and 2) completion of the Marina at the Waterside. The Town Council, over the last four years, have held many public consultations at the Parish Hall and have taken residents comments into consideration.

The following additional sites, which were put forward for development in Brightlingsea, were:-

  • Land West of Lodge Lane, Brightlingsea – total 160
  • Land at Brightlingsea Hall Farm, West of Church Road – total 306
  • Land North of Church Road – total 230
  • Land off Morses Lane – total 270
  • Land East of Lime Street – total 25

This is a total of 991 dwellings, which, after representation from the Towns Council and District Councillors, were not included in the Draft Local Plan.

A copy of the Draft Tendring District Local 2013-2033 and Beyond can be found at:- and at the Parish Hall.

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact District Councillors J Chapman, Steady and Yallop.