The hearing sessions are taking place in two stages, starting on Tuesday 2 July 2019.
Venue for all hearing sessions: Uttlesford District Council, London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4ER.
There is no parking available at the council offices but there are a number of long stay car parks in Saffron Walden.
There are sandwich shops and restaurants in the town which is about a ten minute walk from the venue, but there are no catering facilities at the council offices.
The hearing sessions will take place in two stages, and opened at 10am on Tuesday 2 July 2019.
Stage 1 will solely cover legal and procedural matters, duty to cooperate (DtC), objectively assessed needs for housing and employment land, the spatial strategy, strategic infrastructure and London Stansted Airport and the proposed garden communities. If following the Stage 1 hearing sessions, the Inspectors are satisfied that the relevant legal duty has been met and they consider the Plan is legally compliant and capable of being found sound on the matters considered at Stage 1 the examination will move on to Stage 2.
Stage 2 will consider development management type policies and the site allocations.
Stage 1 dates
We have a page for each day which gives you the daily agenda, a link to the audio recording and details of all those taking part in the session. The days for Stage 1 of the hearing sessions are as follows:
Following the first week of the hearing sessions the Inspectors have announced that the hearing sessions in Week 2 started at 9.30am in order to allow more time for the discussions.
Stage 1 Hearing session documents