Planning appeal - land east of Highwood Quarry, Little Easton

Core documents and appeal details for the outline planning application with the details of external access committed.

Appeal sittings

The inquiry has now adjourned for the summer and will commence again on Tuesday 6 September.



Proposal: Outline planning application with the details of external access committed at land east of Highwood Quarry Little Easton, Essex.

Appearance, landscaping, layout (including internal access), scale reserved for later determination.

Development to comprise: between 1,000 and 1,200 dwellings (Use Class C3); up to 21,500 sq m gross of additional development for Use Classes: C2 (residential institutions care/nursing home); E(a-f & g(i)) (retail, indoor recreation, health services and offices); F1(a) (Education); F2(a-c) (local community uses); car parking; energy centre; and for the laying out of the buildings, routes, open spaces and public realm and landscaping within the development; and all associated works and operations including but not limited to: demolition; earthworks; and engineering operations.

All development, works and operations to be in accordance with the Development Parameters Schedule and Plans.

Details: You can find full details of the application and all of the associated documents by searching our planning application system. To find this application you will need to search using the application reference UTT/21/1708/OP.


You can find details of this appeal case on the Planning Inspectorate appeals casework portal.

This appeal has been given the reference APP/C1570/W/21/3289775. To find this case on the portal you will need to enter the seven digit reference number 3289775.

Appeal documents

You can find the associated documents by searching our planning appeals system. You can search using the reference 21/00138/REF.

Follow the appeal

The inquiry is being held in person at Uttlesford District Council, Zone 4, High Cross Lane, Little Canfield CM6 1TH

You can watch the appeal via the live feeds below each day at 9:30am. 

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Appeal timetable

Inquiry first week starts on Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 July 2022.

Recommencing on Wednesday 20 to Thursday 21 July 2022.

The final week runs from Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 September 2022.