Homes plan fails again

Echo: Homes plan fails again Homes plan fails again

PLANS for new homes on the site of a disused pumping station have been thrown out again.

Southend Council refused plans to replace the defunct pumping station in Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, with houses over concerns the access road would overlook neighbours.

Three previous applications for homes have been refused.

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6:36pm Mon 16 Dec 13

Nowthatsworthknowing says...

No, no ,no, the ideal place for the new houses is Benfleet, Canvey and Thundersley...
No, no ,no, the ideal place for the new houses is Benfleet, Canvey and Thundersley... Nowthatsworthknowing

7:10pm Mon 16 Dec 13

Leon__ says...

There's some fear that building houses reduces property values. Well, it might take some of the froth off, I say some, but probably will do little else. I've seen cities in the EU where they build flats all over the place, huge private estates one after another, and I mean huge. Prices are still obscenely high and on a par with Southend's, possibly even more expensive than Southend's considering local wages. Hundreds if not thousands of new units each year in cities of 700,000 people, yet prices remain sfubbornly high, largely due to lax lending.
There's some fear that building houses reduces property values. Well, it might take some of the froth off, I say some, but probably will do little else. I've seen cities in the EU where they build flats all over the place, huge private estates one after another, and I mean huge. Prices are still obscenely high and on a par with Southend's, possibly even more expensive than Southend's considering local wages. Hundreds if not thousands of new units each year in cities of 700,000 people, yet prices remain sfubbornly high, largely due to lax lending. Leon__

7:41pm Mon 16 Dec 13

Leon__ says...

Leon__ wrote:
There's some fear that building houses reduces property values. Well, it might take some of the froth off, I say some, but probably will do little else. I've seen cities in the EU where they build flats all over the place, huge private estates one after another, and I mean huge. Prices are still obscenely high and on a par with Southend's, possibly even more expensive than Southend's considering local wages. Hundreds if not thousands of new units each year in cities of 700,000 people, yet prices remain sfubbornly high, largely due to lax lending.
I just want to make it clear I think high property prices and high rents are counter-productive. People need homes they can afford without becoming huge debtors. Previous generations could buy relatively cheaply. Now, huge debt has to be taken on. Govt schemes just encourage people to take on that debt, they don't reduce it. Rather worrying.
[quote][p][bold]Leon__[/bold] wrote: There's some fear that building houses reduces property values. Well, it might take some of the froth off, I say some, but probably will do little else. I've seen cities in the EU where they build flats all over the place, huge private estates one after another, and I mean huge. Prices are still obscenely high and on a par with Southend's, possibly even more expensive than Southend's considering local wages. Hundreds if not thousands of new units each year in cities of 700,000 people, yet prices remain sfubbornly high, largely due to lax lending.[/p][/quote]I just want to make it clear I think high property prices and high rents are counter-productive. People need homes they can afford without becoming huge debtors. Previous generations could buy relatively cheaply. Now, huge debt has to be taken on. Govt schemes just encourage people to take on that debt, they don't reduce it. Rather worrying. Leon__

8:59pm Mon 16 Dec 13

woolstone says...

Does anyone know about the Travellers Site that they want to open in Rayleigh, seems it has all gone quite suddenly ???
Does anyone know about the Travellers Site that they want to open in Rayleigh, seems it has all gone quite suddenly ??? woolstone

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