Public notice

Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact) Regulations 2017 Notice under Regulation 25 of Application for Planning Permission accompanied by an Environmental Statement (additional information supplied)

Planning application reference: 17/01668/OUT

Location: Development land east of Caspian Way and north and south of London Road, Purfleet, Essex

On 15 December 2017, Savills (UK) Ltd applied to Thurrock Council for outline planning permission, with all matters reserved for subsequent approval, except for means of access, for mixed-use redevelopment involving the demolition of existing buildings and other structures, site preparation works, and the development of:

  • up to 2,850 dwelling houses (Use Class C3) comprising a mix of 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom units including affordable housing
  • up to 11,000 sq.m (f/s) of business uses (Use Class B1)
  • up to 8,880 sq.m (f/s) of shops (Use Class A1)
  • up to 5,220 sq.m (f/s) of restaurants and cafes (Use Class A3)
  • up to 900 sq.m (f/s) drinking establishments (Use Class A4)
  • up to 20,000 sq.m (f/s) of hotel accommodation (Use Class C1)
  • up to 18,300 sq.m (f/s) of non-residential institutions uses, comprising a primary school, secondary school and sixth form, medical and community uses (Use Class D1)
  • up to 6,200 sq.m (f/s) of assembly and leisure uses (Use Class D2)
  • up to 135,000 sq.m (f/s together with external backlot production space) film and television production space including ancillary workshops, offices and post production facilities and ancillary infrastructure, together with ancillary car park, provision of temporary railway station facilities
  • up to 1,600 sq.m (f/s) of upgraded railway station facilities and local waste and power facilities (Sui Generis)

all together with associated:

  • vehicle parking, open space, landscape and public realm provision
  • ecological mitigation
  • highways, pedestrian and vehicular access routes

and other associated engineering, utilities and infrastructure works including but not limited to:

  • rebuilding, repairing, replacing and upgrading of river wall and flood defence wall
  • associated works of repair and reinstatement of the former Yara Purfleet Terminal jetty and the former Cory's Wharf jetty to facilitate the river wall and flood defence works
  • the provision of four grade separated railway crossings including a new bridge as part of the re-profiling and realignment of London Road

An Environmental Statement Addendum with additional information supplied has been submitted in accordance with the above regulation. Members of the public may inspect the application, plans, Environmental Statement Addendum and all other documents submitted with the application on the council’s website or at Thurrock Council Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, during normal office hours.

The Environmental Statement Addendum is available to purchase at a price of £25 for an electronic copy and £950 for a paper copy from David Henry, Savills (UK) Ltd, Unex House, 132-134 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB4 2GX.

Anyone who wishes to make representations about this application should write to the council at the address below within 30 days of the date of this notice.

Assistant Director of Planning, Transport and Public Protection
Publication date: 
Thursday 13 September 2018