Category Archives: Waltham Abbey

Vote Dave Plummer for Waltham Abbey on 4th May

On 4th May you can vote for Waltham Abbey’s representative on Essex County Council.

With cuts to local services, public transport, care services, the Police, youth services and numerous other local issues we need people on the County Council who will represent the interests of Waltham Abbey’s residents, small businesses and our future.

This is NOT a general¬†election – that’s coming on 8th June – and it’s not about Brexit. This is a local election for someone who knows and lives in the area and will work hard for you. Continue reading Vote Dave Plummer for Waltham Abbey on 4th May

Where’s the Cornmill Cone?

Litter really annoys me, as it does most people. Last summer I rolled my trousers up and picked up a load of cans, bottles, carrier bags, glasses and a traffic cone from the Cornmill Stream behind the Town Council offices. Continue reading Where’s the Cornmill Cone?

Infrastructure first! The Local Plan and Waltham Abbey

wafs-fx-trimThe Local (District) and Neighbourhood (Town) plans are both open for consultation and participation.

800 new homes are proposed for several sites in Waltham Abbey, including:

  • 44 on the site of our Fire Station
  • 53 on the Waltham Abbey Community Centre
  • 463 on the Lee Valley Nursery
  • 132 by Parklands.

Continue reading Infrastructure first! The Local Plan and Waltham Abbey

Royal Gunpowder Mills update

Dave Plummer at the Royal Gunpowder Mills site.The Royal Gunpowder Mills continues to be one of the most regularly raised issues on our Green Party stalls in Sun Street. However, there’s not been much information about the future of the site since the reprieve at the Epping Forest District Council meeting on 6th June. Continue reading Royal Gunpowder Mills update

Waltham Abbey Town Council rejects Crown Hill Garden Centre development

Epping Forest Green Party has welcomed Waltham Abbey Town Council’s Planning Committee decision to reject a proposal for a 21 home development on the Crown Hill Garden Centre. Continue reading Waltham Abbey Town Council rejects Crown Hill Garden Centre development