Planning permission has been granted by Chelmsford City Council for the development of eight new traditional luxury houses in Woodham Ferrers, Essex.

The permission was obtained on behalf of a client by FINC Architects, for the 0.53-hectare site on the eastern side of Main Road.

The original proposal proposed a 10 dwelling scheme, though permission for just eight has been granted, each with two car parking spaces, at least 100m2 of garden space and visitor parking spaces too.

The site currently has two main buildings on it, one used by a building and welding company, and the other a disused livery, along with a few storage containers and structures, set to be demolished and taken away accordingly.

Adam Leatherbarrow, architect at FINC Architects said: “The proposals deliver high-quality, sustainable 3- and 4-bedroom family homes that provide a strong frontage onto Main Road and St Mary’s CoE school.  The homes will help fill additional spaces at the school, which has been low on pupil numbers in recent years.

“This development will deliver high-quality homes, with modern, open-plan living accommodation, large private gardens, garages, and private parking spaces.  FINC Architects is an award-winning practice that specialises in the design of housing developments ranging from one-off, high-end homes to new large-scale Garden Villages and Towns. We are very proud of our proposals for Birkett Hall and believe the proposals will provide a positive contribution to Woodham Ferrers for years to come.”

​Image source: FINC Architects

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