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Controversial plans for 450 homes in Dunton thrown out by council
CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a housing estate of 450 homes on green belt land have been thrown out by councillors.
Plans for new homes on part of the Ford Dunton automotive research site in Dunton, Laindon, hadbeen recommended for approval by officers at Basildon Council.
Bellway Homes wanted to build the properties, ranging from one-bedroom flats to five-bedroom houses.
But, after a swell of opposition from residents and councillors, the plans were thrown out.