Section 62A Planning Application: S62A/2022/0014 Land west of Thaxted Road, Saffron Walden

Overview of case details, documents, key dates and how to make a representation.

Applies to England

Type of application

Outline application with some matters reserved

Applicant name

Kier Ventures Ltd

Site address

Land west of Thaxted Road, Saffron Walden

Description of proposed development

Outline application for the erection of up to 170 dwellings with access from Thaxted Road with all other matters reserved.

Case Office

Major Casework Team



Key dates:

Date application valid 7 December 2022
Date by when representations must be made 17 January 2023
Hearing date and venue TBC
Decision date TBC

Hearing Documents


Make a representation

The application can be inspected under the application plans and documents heading below.

You will be able to comment on this application until 17 January 2023

Please base your comments on planning matters.

Please avoid the use of inflammatory, discriminatory or abusive comments

All representations made in connection with the development proposal will be made publicly available on the website shortly after the end of the representation period.  The name of the individual author or organisation will be published however addresses, signatures and contact details will not be published.  We advise you not to include any other personal information about yourself or others. 

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Send your comments via email to

or write to
Inquiries and Major Casework Team,
The Planning Inspectorate,
3rd Floor,
Temple Quay House,
2 The Square,
Temple Quay,

Sending comments by email will enable us to deal with them more quickly and is preferred.

Please include the application reference number and site address.

This application will be determined by an Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State.  Shortly after the close of the representation period the Planning Inspectorate will consider whether a hearing is necessary. In the event that a hearing is scheduled, and you would wish to speak at the hearing, you must make this request at the time you submit your written representations.

Where the application is to be considered at a hearing, notice of the date, time and venue for the hearing along with the name of the person holding the hearing, will be published on this website at least two weeks before the date of the hearing.

Application Plans and Documents

Questionnaire and supporting documents



Interested Parties

Planning Inspectorate Correspondence

Applicant Correspondence

Published 7 December 2022
Last updated 2324 January 2023 + show all updates
  1. 2 documents under Consultees

  2. 3 documents under Consultees

  3. Procedure changed to hearing and 2 consultee documents added

  4. 3 documents under applicant and 2 under consultees

  5. 8 consultee documents and 12 interested party documents added

  6. J A Farmer document added

  7. 2 consultees documents and 5 interested parties documents added

  8. G Griffiths, M Creighton, H & A White, D Grieve, L & R Brooks, R & V Wisbey document added

  9. 3 documents published under Application Plans and Documents

  10. UDC Urban Design document added

  11. 1 Saffron Walden Town Council - Response to Kier Application and 2 Saffron Walden Town Council - Developer Contributions and S106 Wishlist Policy documents published

  12. MAG Safeguarding document added

  13. Clive Russell and M Howard documents added

  14. 3 consultee docs and 1 interested party doc added

  15. Historic England added

  16. ECC Historic Buildings and Conservation and Julie Puxley

  17. 1 interested party and 1 consultee document added

  18. 1 consultee and 2 interested parties documents

  19. Essex Police - Designing Out Crime and Andrew Chattaway added

  20. 12 documents added under consultees

  21. HSE document published

  22. First published.