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Public Inquiry - Appeal by Orwell (Basildon) Limited - 9 November 2021

A Public Inquiry will be held virtually, opening at 10am Tuesday 9 November 2021 in relation to an Appeal by Orwell (Basildon) Limited. This is in relation to Planning Application No. 20/00955/FULL


PUBLIC INQUIRY to be held virtually

OPENING ON: 9 November 2021 at 10.00am

The Inquiry will be livestreamed on YouTube -

REASON FOR INQUIRY: Appeal by Orwell (Basildon) Limited relating to:

Planning Application No: 20/00955/FULL

Proposed Development: Demolition and Redevelopment of the Existing Building and Erection of a Mixed Use Scheme Comprising of Flexible Commercial Floorspace (Use Class A1- A5, B1, D1 and/or D2) on the Ground-First Floors and 492 No. One and Two Bedroom Residential Apartments (Use Class C3) in 3 Blocks of up to 17 Storeys, with Associated Parking, Servicing and Communal Amenity Areas.

Site Address:Land at Market Square, Basildon, SS14 1DU


The Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State is David Michael Howard Rose BA (Hons) MRTPI who will hold an Inquiry opening on the date shown above to decide the appeal.

Members of the public may attend the Inquiry virtually and, at the Inspector's discretion, express their views.  If you wish to participate in the Inquiry virtually please contact the Local Planning Authority (email: or telephone: 01268 533333) for details of how to do so as soon as possible prior to the Inquiry.

Documents relating to the appeal can be viewed at the Council offices by prior arrangement or on the Council website: (search by application number 20/00955/FULL).

The Core Documents for the Inquiry can be found on the link below (select the 'Files' tab):


Where applicable, you can use the internet to see information and to check the progress of cases through GOV.UK.  The address of the search page is:


The Planning Inspectorate Reference is: APP/V1505/W/21/3279154.


The Case Officer contact at the Planning Inspectorate is:

Tim Salter

Tel: 0303 444 5520



When made, the decision will be published online at:

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