Section 62A Planning Application: S62A/2023/0031 Land North 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 planning permission with some matters reserved

Applicant name:

Kier Ventures Ltd

Site address:

Land North of Thaxted Road, Saffron Walden

Description of proposed development:

The erection of up to 55 dwellings, associated landscaping and open space, with access from Knight Park

Case Officer:

Major Casework Team


Written Representations

Key dates:

Date application valid 21 December 2023
Date by when representations must be made 9 February 2024
Target Decision 11 April 2024
Decision date TBC


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 9 February 2024.

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name of the individual author or organisation will be published however addresses, signatures and contact details will not be published.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 S62A/2023/0031 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

Applicant submission – February 2024

Questionnaire and supporting documents



Interested Parties

Planning Inspectorate Correspondence

Applicant Correspondence

Published 2 January 2024
Last updated 212 MarchApril 2024 + show all updates
  1. Applicant comments on ECC Highways proposed conditions - 28 March 2024

  2. Lead Local Flood Authority - March 2024

  3. Section 106 Agreement- Land North of Knight Park Thaxted Road Saffron Walden - ENGROSSMENTS document updated

  4. Saffron Walden Town Council - March 2024

  5. 5 documents under consultees

  6. Section 106 Agreement- Land North of Knight Park Thaxted Road Saffron Walden - ENGROSSMENTS

  7. Applicant agreeing to extension of time to determine application. Target decision is 11 April 2024

  8. New heading 'Applicant submission – February 2024' and 9 documents added

  9. Uttlesford District Council 5 and Uttlesford District Council 6

  10. Planning Inspectorate to Applicant 14 February 2024 and procedure updated to Written Representations

  11. Uttlesford District Council 1, 2,3 and 4 documents added

  12. ECC Highways and Transportation and ECC Lead Local Flood Authority

  13. Affinity Water, ECC Minerals Waste Planning and MAG Safeguarding

  14. 4 interested party documents and 6 consultee documents

  15. Peter Round and 23 consultee doucuments

  16. Date by when representations must be made 9 February 2024

  17. 25 documents added to 'Questionnaire and supporting documents'

  18. First published.