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Burnham: Town council joins residents in opposing housing plans
11:40am Friday 31st August 2012 in Local News
A council has told planners to go back to the drawing board on plans for a “ghetto” development of 450 homes.
The plan, which will set out how and where the district is developed between 2014 and 2029, has earmarked land to the west of Burnham for 450 new homes, as well as potential sites in Maldon, Heybridge and North Fambridge.
The preferred options have caused a huge stir in Burnham and were criticised again at last Thursday’s meeting.
Vicky Hitcham, of Dunkirk Road, who is among those spearheading a Facebook campaign against the proposals, suggested the plan lacked “common sense”.
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