Planning policy monitoring

Housing completions

These housing statistics cover the period between 1 April 2020 and 31 March 2021.

Housing completions 2020/21

There were 493 net additional dwellings that were completed during the year. The largest sites where dwellings are being built are as follows.

Sites – all under construction Built during 2020/21 Total to be built on site
South of West Thurrock Way and east of Euclid Way, West Thurrock – 'Renovo', Bellway Homes 113 456
Former Ford Motor Company, Arisdale Avenue, South Ockendon – 'Bennetts Field', St Modwen Homes 100 230
Land south of A1303, Stanford-le-Hope – 'Stanford Meadows', Persimmon Homes 18 127

Completions by ward were as follows.

Ward Completions
Aveley and Uplands 6
Belhus 9
Chadwell St Mary 47
Chafford and North Stifford 0
Corringham and Fobbing 0
East Tilbury 6
Grays Riverside 29
Grays Thurrock 12
Little Thurrock Blackshots 0
Little Thurrock Rectory 0
Ockendon 121
Orsett 69
South Chafford 0
Stanford East and Corringham Town 2
Stanford-le-Hope West 18
Stifford Clays 0
The Homesteads 2
Tilbury Riverside and Thurrock Park 0
Tilbury St Chads 0
West Thurrock and South Stifford 181
Total 493

Thurrock housing completions 2011/12 to 2020/21

New and converted dwellings on previously developed land

379 (76.9%) of the 493 dwelling completions that took place were on previously developed land (PDL).

Affordable housing completions

105 affordable houses were completed during 2020/21. This was 24.0% of the total 437 annual completions on all large housing sites of over 10 dwellings. Adopted policy provides that the council will seek the minimum provision of 35% of the total number of residential units built to be affordable housing.

100% affordable housing was provided at 2 Thurrock Council-built schemes – a total of 83 new dwellings. These schemes were on land:

  • adjacent to Delargy Close, Defoe Parade and Brentwood Road, Chadwell St Mary
  • at the Former Tops Social Club, Argent Street, Grays

Density of completed dwellings

In 202021 there were 159 dwellings built on sites of 10 dwellings or more. The range of density of these is shown in this table:

Density of less than 30 dwellings per hectare Density of between 30 and 70 dwellings per hectare Density of above 70 dwellings per hectare
0 (0%) 107 (67.3%) 52 (32.7%)