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Basildon Council (Fryerns and Craylands) (Phase North) Compulsory Purchase Order 2020

Basildon Borough Council has made the Basildon Borough Council (Fryerns and Craylands) (Phase North) Compulsory Purchase Order 2020 pursuant to section 226(1)(a) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and the Acquisition of Land Act 1981.

The Council's purpose in making the Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO), and seeking its confirmation, is to enable the Council to acquire compulsorily the land the subject of the Order, which is described in the Order, in order to facilitate the delivery of the next (third) phase of the comprehensive redevelopment and renewal of the Craylands Estate in Basildon.

The planning permission for the project as a whole approves 994 new dwellings, 534 original properties demolished, 429 retained with 298 (30%) of the new dwellings being affordable. The Scheme for the Order land is the third phase of the project, described as the "North phase", which relates to 8.49 hectares of the Estate. The aims of the Scheme, and the wider project, are founded in the priorities within the Community Action Plan for Craylands 2008-2011.

The Scheme will be delivered by the Council's development partner, Swan Housing Association, a registered social landlord with a good track record of delivery

The Basildon Borough Council (Fryerns and Craylands) (Phase North) Compulsory Purchase Order 2020 was made by the Council on 19 August 2020.

  • The Council considers that the Statement of Reasons sets out a clear and compelling case in the public interest for making the Order
  • The Schedule to the Order lists owner, lessees, tenants and occupiers of the Order Land.
  • The Map to the Order identifies the land proposed to be acquired

A statutory objection has been received to the Order.

See links below to all CPO documents and all core document to be presented to the Public Inquiry......

Public inquiry June 2021

A public inquiry into the  (Fryerns and Craylands) (Phase North) Compulsory Purchase Order opened on Tuesday 29 June and was concluded on Wednesday 30 June 2021.

Following the public inquiry the Planning Inspector will hand down a decision which will be published here as soon as it becomes available. A publication date has yet to be announced.

Recorded webcasts; Public inquiry 29-30 June 2021

Members of the public and interested parties were invited to watch a live webcast of the Public Inquiry proceedings. Recordings of the Public Inquiry proceedings are available for viewing. See...

If you are affected by the Compulsory Purchase Order

Those parties affected by the Order who wish to discuss matters with a representative of the Council should contact:

Owners, tenants and occupiers of properties affected by the Order who wish to negotiate a sale and/or relocation or discuss matters of compensation should contact:

Compulsory Purchase Order and Public Inquiry core documents

A complete list of all Compulsory Purchase Order documents and all Public Inquiry core documents is available for viewing and download under the following headings:

See all Compulsory Purchase Order and supporting documents

View or download all Compulsory Purchase Order and supporting documents relating to the Basildon Council (Fryerns and Craylands) (Phase North) Compulsory Purchase Order 2020.

See all Core Documents presented at the Public Inquiry on 29-30 June 2021

View or download all core documents presented at the public inquiry into the Basildon Council (Fryerns and Craylands) (Phase North) Compulsory Purchase Order 2020, on 29-30 June 2021.

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