Proposals

Please find the exhibition boards for the land at former Epping Forest College here and Borders Lane Playing Field here

Land at former Epping Forest College

The proposed development will comprise of 3 blocks ranging from 3 to 5 storeys which have been arranged to ensure that the tallest elements are towards Borders Lane where the buildings are taller.

The current proposals are for the development of 139 residential units with the following mix:

Type No. of Units
Studio 2
1 bedroom 44
2 bedroom 75
3 bedroom 18

A significant proportion of the housing will be affordable housing and more than 67% will be either 2 or 3 bedrooms providing much needed family housing. All of the units will meet or exceed minimum space standards and the majority of units will be dual aspect.

The proposed development will also provide 124 car parking spaces, including spaces for electric cars and an onsite car club. There will also be provisions for 143 cycle spaces and the site benefits from strong local transport links with bus routes into London and the nearby Debden Underground Station.

The development will also provide horticulture and landscaping throughout the site and provide children’s play areas and retain the trees along the south of the site.

Borders Lane Playing Field

The proposed development will comprise of 6 blocks ranging from 2 to 5 storeys which have been arranged to ensure that the tallest elements mark the entrance to the site and are positioned away from the sensitive boundaries.

The current proposals are for the development of 281 residential units with the following mix:

Type No. of Units
1-bedroom units 86
2-bedroom units 147
3-bedroom units 29
2 bed houses 5
3 bed houses 14

All of the units will meet or exceed minimum space standards and the majority of units will be dual aspect.

The proposed development will also provide 203 onsite car parking spaces. There will also be provisions for 288 enclosed cycle spaces and the site benefits from strong local transport links with bus routes into London and the nearby Debden Underground Station.

The development will also provide horticulture and landscaping throughout the site and provide children’s play areas and retain the trees along the south of the site.