Section 62A Planning Application: S62A/2023/0027 Warish Hall Farm, Smiths Green Lane, Takeley, Essex, CM22 6NZ

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

Applies to England

Type of application:

Full Planning Application

Applicant name:

Weston Homes PLC

Site address:

Warish Hall Farm, Smiths Green Lane, Takeley, Essex, CM22 6NZ

Description of proposed development:

Erection of 40no. dwellings, including open space landscaping and associated infrastructure

Case Officer:

Major Casework Team



Key dates:

Date application valid 31 October 2023
Date by when representations must be made 15 December 2023
Hearing date and venue 10.00am on Tuesday 13 February 2024 at Council Chamber, Uttlesford District Council, London Road, Saffron Walden, CB11 4ER Hearing Notification (PDF, 82.6 KB, 1 page)
Target Decision 28 March 2024
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 15 December 2023

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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 3 November 2023
Last updated 89 February 2024 + show all updates
  1. Uttlesford District Council further response on NPPF

  2. Cllr Bagnall - Addendum

  3. Historic England document

  4. Hearing Agenda and Issues Report

  5. Hearing Notification and Screening Direction - S62A.2023.0027

  6. Essex Highways - Jan 2024, Uttlesford District Council - Response on NPPF and HDT, 20231205 Combined MMA Lighting Report, Applicant response to PINS - Jan 2024, Dwg. No. WH202.WST.P1.22.DR.PK.10.51 Rev 02

  7. Target Decision updated to 28 March 2024 and Uttlesford District Council 6 - Printed minutes 0027 and Uttlesford District Council 7 - Revised Ecology Comments 14 Dec 23 documents added

  8. Dr.Fiona Perrott-Humphrey document and procedure will be a hearing

  9. 11 Interested party documents and 16 consultees documents added

  10. 2 consultee and 31 interested parties documents added

  11. Michael Letchford under interested parties and 6 documents under consultees

  12. Environmental Health, Thames Water and Karen Goane documents added

  13. Barry Smith under interested party and the first 15 documents under consultee

  14. Date by when representations must be made changed to 15 December 2023

  15. First published.